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Take Canal Ride

Recommend to take a bus tour or 1 hour canal tour around to get an introduction of the city. Our... read more

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This is what i enjoyed the most, canal ring. Lovely walk in the day even night. Absolutely worth to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Recommend to take a bus tour or 1 hour canal tour around to get an introduction of the city. Our first time to Amsterdam. Enjoyed passing by some fancy houseboats along the canal.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lvbydasea
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is what i enjoyed the most, canal ring. Lovely walk in the day even night. Absolutely worth to see

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Check around for different prices ,some cheaper than others. Good way of seeing the city informative narrative.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jonsey453
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many tours and boats, and types of Canal tours, so It's hard to choose. We saw during the day, but it would have been lovely at dusk or night. These 3 oldest canals, dug in the 17th century during Amsterdam's Golden Age, are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LK R
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a lovely boat trip with a lot of impressions and history facts about Amsterdam. Better at day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Citylovers1611
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many friends recommended we do this at sunset and we don't regret it. We walked around the cannals during the day, but the view at night is so different. We took one of the large boats and wish we had taken a private one.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maria del Carme... Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a boat tour of the canals as it was included in the Amsterdam Card. It takes one hour and can be joined from a number of points using different boat companies. It was wet when we toured so we took a covered boat,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

One should definitely explore the canals in the city. You can go on a canal tour or just stroll by the banks.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank angad2102
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amsterdam is my favorite city. Peaceful, pretty, full of history and friendly people! We visited in September and the weather was lovely. Can't wait to go back!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stripes6
Reviewed 1 week ago

A truely remarkable city, full of surprises, Art and culture at it’s best. I will be back for more without doubt!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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5 November 2018|
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Response from chickandbeast | Reviewed this property |
Book it there then you can evaluate in person how busy each booth is, you may get lucky and have a boat less crowded
8 August 2018|
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Response from nwtraveller99 | Reviewed this property |
I can't give you the exact times or details, but if you're thinking of going by train , the dutch rail service are very helpful, and if you are already in Amsterdam there is an excellent enquiry desk in the main Central... More
2 June 2017|
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Response from atravelingsingle | Reviewed this property |
I went with lover but took a pizza dinner cruise the next night it was in outer canal at times and inland