The Jordaan, Amsterdam

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Explore one of the capital city's historical neighborhoods, The Jordaan, known for its small, winding streets and cultural sites. This was a working-class and emigrant district in the 17th century but is now a popular neighborhood for young entrepreneurs, artists, and students. Discover art galleries, boutiques, pubs, and cafes throughout the charming quarter, where many significant figures in Dutch history, such as writer Joost van Vondel and artist Rembrandt, once resided. Visit Rembrandt's grave at Westerkerk church, the Anne Frank House, and many other important sites. View art studios, courtyards, and stone tablets, for which the quarter is famous. For The Jordaan and beyond, use our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker app to get the most from your Amsterdam vacation.
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  • I personally love walking around and this was a lovely place to walk around. The canals and the houses give you a cozy and pleasant feeling and the shops are interesting and cute 
    I personally love walking around and this was a lovely place to walk around. The canals and the houses give you a cozy and pleasant feeling and the shops are interesting and cute  more »
  • A nice area to walk around where you can see the traditional Dutch houses along the canals. It was quiet and pleasant when we were there. 
    A nice area to walk around where you can see the traditional Dutch houses along the canals. It was quiet and pleasant when we were there.  more »

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