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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  • Enjoyed this visit it is very interesting But will they please remove the modern art from the palace it is so out of place and ruins the original décor of the palace,. A painting of a stellate heel...  more »
  • Walked around the area for a while. Our impression is that it is nothing more special than other areas with canals in other parts of Amsterdam  more »

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