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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  • Try to stay here in an AirBnB or one of the small hotels. It's close to everything and yet apart from where most people go. It's a nice, quiet walk with some of the prettiest canal houses. The...  more »
  • I walked the area including the church ( nicer outside vs inside), free to get in. The Monday flea market is full of used clothes and fabric. Ann Frank house is here and it now looks like on office....  more »

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