Elandsgracht, Amsterdam

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The Elandsgracht is a street and former canal in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

It runs between the Prinsengracht and the Singelgracht in the Jordaan neighborhood of the Amsterdam-Centrum district.

Bridge 169 over the Singelgracht and Bridge 107 over the Lijnbaansgracht connect the Elandsgracht in the direction of the Kinkerstraat.

The Elandsgracht is in the west of the Grachtengordel (canal belt).

The Elandsstraat runs parallel to the Elandsgracht.

There are houses, shops, cafés and restaurants on the former canal, with parking spaces in the middle.

Notable buildings:

The Police Headquarters is located at Elandsgracht 117 / corner of Marnixstraat 260-262

Elandsgracht 113 is located on the corner of the Elandsgracht / Lijnbaansgracht and next to the De Looier antique center

The neighborhood center 't Claverhuis is located on Elandsgracht 70.A section of Elandsgracht at the corner with the Prinsengracht has been called Johnny Jordaanplein for several years.

It holds statues of four famous Jordanian musicians: Johnny Jordaan, Tante Leen, Manke Nelis and Johnny Meijer, and the duo Jan & Mien.

There are also plans to place a statue of Willy Alberti.
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  • Elandsgracht is a street in Jordaan District just past Prinsengracht. The street is lined with retail shops, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and other service providers. You'll find the Houseboat.....  more »
  • Interesting buildings line Elandsgracht, which used to be a canal at one point but is now filled-in to allow for a kiddie park and walking area with landscaping. There are many restaurants, shops...  more »

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