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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  • Such a charming area. This is the location of the Anne Frank House, homonument and canal tours. Plenty of good restaurants 
    Such a charming area. This is the location of the Anne Frank House, homonument and canal tours. Plenty of good restaurants  more »
  • Vibrant neighborhood close to central Amsterdam but with a different and very positive feel. Vibrant and fun with coffee shops, bars and restaurants, fun and unique shop. I walked around here for... 
    Vibrant neighborhood close to central Amsterdam but with a different and very positive feel. Vibrant and fun with coffee shops, bars and restaurants, fun and unique shop. I walked around here for...  more »

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