Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), Amsterdam

4.6
#3 of 11 in Nature in Amsterdam
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • What an intriguing city and interesting! If you don't want to pay to go to the museums just walk around it is FREE. So much to see and explore. Not my favourite in Europe, but beautiful. I wish the....  more »
  • Nice experience to cruise through Emperor's Canal. All the canals in Amsterdam CBD are interconnected and they simply presented the best view of Amsterdam.  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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