Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), Amsterdam

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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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  • Amsterdam Canal are a point of interest. The Keizersgracht Canal is one of the older and important 3 main canals along which both sides large houses from the golden age. Many celebrities such as Nicolaas Tulp, Cornelis Hooft, Pieter Cornelszoon Trip, and the painter Ferninadn ball on the Canal.
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  • The Emperor's canal is one of the most gentleman in Amsterdam's 4 concentric and half-loop canals, between the canal and the Prince's River. Walking along the streets of the canal, you can appreciate the beautiful houses and the river scene. At the intersection of the emperor's Canal and the Boston River, an excellent three-hole arch (bridge 46), connected to a single-hole arch, is the most beautiful focal point on the emperor's canal.
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  • Really nice visit. Not crowded at all (April). The are many interesting buildings: the House of Peter the Great, the bookstore of Van Gogh's uncle, the three neck gables, etc. It is relaxing. Nice way...  more »
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  • A canal running through out Amsterdam. The canal of Keizer is its literal meaning. It is central waterway of city.
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  • Nice fashion street
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  • Nice Street. Beautiful canal houses. Parking is difficult and very expensive to your car. Easily accessible from the station. About 15-minute walk or different trams run from the westermarkt.
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