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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  • The Jordaan neighborhood not only has the Anne Frank House, which was extremely moving, it also has the most most picturesque canal bridges for my money. Just wander around the area at random and... 
    The Jordaan neighborhood not only has the Anne Frank House, which was extremely moving, it also has the most most picturesque canal bridges for my money. Just wander around the area at random and...  more »
  • What a lovely little neighborhood in the canal area - charming shops, lovely restaurants and beautiful architecture. Somewhat less crowded and crazy than other areas - this was a beautiful... 
    What a lovely little neighborhood in the canal area - charming shops, lovely restaurants and beautiful architecture. Somewhat less crowded and crazy than other areas - this was a beautiful...  more »

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