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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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  • Jordaan is a very scenic neighbourhood in Amsterdam. It is full of nice Cafes and Restaurants. Or you can just make a few nice pictures. 
    Jordaan is a very scenic neighbourhood in Amsterdam. It is full of nice Cafes and Restaurants. Or you can just make a few nice pictures.  more »
  • Love this part of Amsterdam. Stayed in a small hotel created out of three old houses together. Facing the canal with cobbled street…. Very atmospheric. A great area for wandering in away from... 
    Love this part of Amsterdam. Stayed in a small hotel created out of three old houses together. Facing the canal with cobbled street…. Very atmospheric. A great area for wandering in away from...  more »

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