The canals of Amsterdam

by Ab Pruis

Publisher: Peebles Press, Publisher: Distributed by Bobbs-Merrill Co. in New York, Indianapolis

Written in English
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Statementprincipal photography Ab Pruis ; commentary Sandy Lesberg
LC ClassificationsDJ411.A53 C363 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24770807M
ISBN 100672522187
ISBN 109780672522185
LC Control Number75036331

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The Amsterdam Tulip Museum and Anne Frank House are less than a 5-minute walk from Canal House. Amsterdam Central Railway Station is less than a minute walk away. This is our guests' favorite part of Amsterdam, according to independent reviews/10(). Canals of Amsterdam Netherlands. Canals of Amsterdam Netherlands is about Grachtengordel, the Canal District of the Netherlands. Map of Grachtengordel – the Canals of Amsterdam. Amsterdam is regarded as the Venice of the North. It is hardly surprising as the city has canals. With a combined length of more than km. Plus 90 islands. Here are some more facts about canals: The Amsterdam canal tours are the most popular tourist attraction in the Netherlands, with 3 million passengers a year and different tour boats. The old canals in Amsterdam are part of the UNESCO World Heritage list. Amsterdam has canals, of which the old ones are a total of 14km long. The history of Amsterdam’s canals. For years, the canals of Amsterdam have been the city’s lifeblood. In the 16th and 17th centuries Amsterdam was the trade hub of the world. The Singel – the network’s oldest canal – was the major route for all trade vessels coming and going from Amsterdam.

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Subtitle on cover: Four centuries of Amsterdam canals in pictures; Façades, interiors and life on the canal side. Facsimiles of engravings in "Het Grachtenboek" of appear alongside photographs taken by Annemieke van Oord-de Pee in p.

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InAmsterdam celebrated the th anniversary of its canal beltway. Countless books have been published, dealing either with the origin of the canals or the illustrious residents of the canal.

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Buy your ticket online, receive it on your smartphone and use it to get on a cruise. A recent survey of tourists found that wandering through the city along the canals of Amsterdam is one of their favourite activities. These canals are an important historic and defining feature.

As a result, in the Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) was recognised by UNESCO as a world-acclaimed monument. Canal cruises Amsterdam The best way to discover all the city’s historical gems, is by an Amsterdam Canal Cruise.

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The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. Its canals were created over the centuries to stimulate trade and transport and reclaim land to expand the city.

They continue define the city’s landscape and in Amsterdam's canal ring was recognised as a UNESCO world heritage site. Don’t miss out on any of this with a fun-filled canal boat cruise Amsterdam adventure. On your canal boat cruise Amsterdam you might see the Westerkerk church, the Negen Straatjes (‘Nine Streets’) district and the Magere Brug (‘Skinny Bridge’) on the Amstel river.

Amsterdam has canals, but tourists and locals alike are especially fond of the prominent ones in the city’s medieval center. Lined by 17th and 18th century houses, these canals form a half circle around the center of town.

Amsterdammers refer to it as the grachtengordel — literally, the ‘belt of canals.’. What lies hidden behind the age-old houses along the Amsterdam canals. From the rich Golden Age with its merchants, tulip frenzy and collectors of exotic plants and novelties unto the present day: four centuries of garden history are described in a nutshell within this book.

Splendid photography of the canal gardens in all seasons illustrate the various topics. Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has been called the "Venice of the North" for its more than one hundred kilometres of canals, about 90 islands and 1, three main canals, Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht, dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the grachtengordel.

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On a pedal boat (also called canal bike) you easily navigate through the canals at your own pace and squeeze in a little exercise while you’re at it/5().

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Our ship is docked on probably the longest and one of the oldest canals of Amsterdam, and actually on a very peaceful and quiet part. Walk to the left once you get off the boat and you will hit the Vijzelgracht with many cool breakfast places, restaurants and bars.

/5(10). A number of canal cruise operators in Amsterdam offer wheelchair-friendly boats. Capacity may be limited, so it’s always good to check first with operators and book your canal cruise in advance.

Buy discount tickets. Book your canal cruise in advance to choose your. Amsterdam is known for its many canals. The city center is practically a network of canals, along which you’ll find Amsterdam’s monumental canal houses. This historical area is referred to as “Grachtengordel” which would be best translated as “Canal Ring or Canal Belt“.

The unique architecture really comes alive while viewed from the water and will leave a great impression. The best way to see the city is by water, so kick off with a minute cruise along Amsterdam’s iconic canals. Then, head over to the House of Bols distillery museum for a tour through the history of the world's oldest distilled spirit, complete with tastings of different Bols liqueurs and a specialty cocktail crafted by master mixologists/5(K).

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Often called the ‘Venice of the North’, Amsterdam has over one hundred kilometers of canals and over 1, bridges. Treating visiting guests to Amsterdam canal cruise became a tradition and many famous guests have made their acquaintance with the city from the deck of a canal cruise boat.

Amsterdam’s Canal Ring (Grachtengordel), the city’s charming 17th-century district and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is probably best known for the picturesque canals cutting through it. The area is comprised of three rings of semicircular waterways that are bisected by smaller canals radiating from the middle—like spokes on a very Dutch.

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If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund/5(). Amsterdam’s best-loved park: the Vondelpark Best Walking Spots in Amsterdam The Vondelpark. Located a mere five minutes’ walk from the busy Canal Belt in the city center, the Vondelpark is the epitome of an Amsterdam urban oasis.

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Today, this UNESCO World Heritage Site defines Amsterdam’s landscape. Taking a boat ride is one of the best ways to appreciate this urban canal ring and the city’s other waterways.

Amsterdam Canal Bus.The following day over a fine breakfast we were asked if would care to join the hotel's motor boat for a cruise of the canals that evening. We accepted. The cruise included cakes and wine/beer and was complimentary, yes! completely gratis. What an amazing hotel, staff, and city.

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