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Address: IJ-tunnel, 1021 Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Great area.

Beautiful area to just walk around and explore. One of my favourite areas within Amsterdam. Well worth a visit.

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Wales, United Kingdom
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Wales, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

Beautiful area to just walk around and explore. One of my favourite areas within Amsterdam. Well worth a visit.

Thank spencerlewis92
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We spotted this on a canal tour snd i love things like this. Surrounding area also very nice with lits to see

Thank Lovemyfood92
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

I love these type things in Amsterdam, very nice small trails of ingenuity and design. This place is on the way to my friends house and it is a great walk or bike ride across the city!

Thank King Z
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714 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

These are a number of historic islands, not far from Central Station. Many canals, bridges, waterways - and historic buildings. The old warehouses have been converted to apartments, but have retained their authentic appearance. You will find monuments, ship wharfs and a number of unique views and see-throughs in this area. Nice cafés and restaurants can be found here too.

Thank Alfred V
Vero Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

A quaint little area. Spotted it when touring by boat on the canal and decided to stop. Some shops and restaurants with a lot of activity in the adjacent neighborhood.

Thank Tony C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Bickerseiland, Prinseneiland, Realeneiland; small, packed, quaint and a rich history are just a few words to mark this area of Amsterdam. The old warehouses are converted into apartments, still sporting the old shutters. Other buildings are completely new. Should you want to walk around - go ahead and find a number of drawbridges between the warehouses and old wharfs, which... More 

1 Thank Stewiedewie
Ridgewood, New Jersey
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Reviewed 19 November 2014

You can take a ferry from behind Centraal Station to this area also called Amsterdam Noord. The ferry is free and takes only about 7 minutes. You will be transported back in time to a tranquil village-like atmosphere, with parkland all around and a distinctly lazy feel. I recommend it on a hot summer day when you've had enough of... More 

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

This is a very enjoyable walk westward from Central Station, then crossing a railway bridge leading into the Islands. Even though it is close to the city it is a very tranquil district and has a village like feel to it. We visited on a Saturday morning so it was probably quieter than usual. Residents were walking their dogs and... More 

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