The Jordaan, Amsterdam

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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  • Really nice walk around river which lead to Anna Frank house. Lot of shops and dutch restaurants with amazing food.  more »
  • You will read people saying, "you really must visit this quaint area dwarlings". Yes, it is much quieter than the city centre, the reason for that being that there is nothing to see or do. I think...  more »

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