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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  • Lovely area with lots of shops and cafes. We met a walking tour there but returned on our own to spend more time. 
    Lovely area with lots of shops and cafes. We met a walking tour there but returned on our own to spend more time.  more »
  • The most beautiful neighbourhood in amsterdam. Beatifull houses, nice vintage shops. Almost no tourist. You can feel the local vibe! 
    The most beautiful neighbourhood in amsterdam. Beatifull houses, nice vintage shops. Almost no tourist. You can feel the local vibe!  more »

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