Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), Amsterdam

4.6
#3 of 11 in Nature in Amsterdam
The people who live along the city's widest channel, Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), can enter their homes directly from their boats when the weather's good. Take a walk through the quaint streets and stop by a charming cafe, or tour the site to find numerous important buildings. Look for an 1854 Syrian Orthodox church, ornamented with Neo-Gothic elements. See 17th-century warehouses with stepped gables that were once used for storing whaling products, and today host luxury apartments. You can also take a boat tour to learn the history and highlights of the area. Put Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Amsterdam online trip maker .
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  • The cute is pleasant, the beautiful is touching. This channel moves the visitor and offers postcards on each bridge. Part of the belt of canals that surround the city in semicircle whose base would be the area of the central station. Like everyone else, it receives waters from the Amstel River and deserves to be walked. It is one of the largest and in winter when frozen it becomes an ice rink. Several buildings of interest are on their margins, but don't miss the water, bridges, bicycles, boats and seagulls.
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  • One of the many beautiful canals - perfect for a long stroll or you could consider a boat tour to change the perspective.  more »
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  • Enjoy the canal and its beauty by foot. Alternative through the canal cruises but walk on a pleasant evening is the best.
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