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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  • We saw some of this area from a canal boat tour, then later strolled around to admire the different building designs. It’s usually quiet and not too crowded. Sidewalks are narrow in most spots and...  more »
  • We took a boat trip which went along this canal. Later in the day we walked along it. Both were valuable allowing us to see the amazingly different and beautiful architectural styles of houses along....  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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