Brouwersgracht, Amsterdam

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Opt for a scenic stroll along Brouwersgracht, a canal in Amsterdam and one of the city's most beautiful streets. Named for its prevalence of breweries in the 16th and 17th centuries, it is still home to a number of breweries and distilleries where you can grab a drink. The street once housed warehouses that stored and processed goods such as leather, coffee, whale oil, and spices. You'll notice a few of these still standing along the canal today, fine examples of functioning warehouses. Other architectural attractions include the picturesque rows of unique historical houses and a narrow corridor that leads to hidden church. To visit Brouwersgracht and other attractions in Amsterdam, use our Amsterdam online itinerary planner .
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  • Some great cafes and bars where you can sit and watch the world go by. A very short walk from Central Station. Also worth visiting the nearby Haarlemmerdijk and Haarlemmerplein.  more »
  • This is a more narrow canal on the outer edge of the canal ring. It is quite tranquil considering it is in the heart of the city. There are many cool house boats along the sides and some are rented ou...  more »
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