The Jordaan, Amsterdam

Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
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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  • Everywhere in the city! no ned to look to further you will find it. It makes the city so charming and interesting. Just take your time and walk around! FREE a must to SEE!  more »
  • Quite characterful. very pleasant to walk around. Liked the hippy atmosphere! Lots of interesting shops to visit, and places to eat (though very pricey!). Definitely recommend spending some time...  more »

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