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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  • It's a beautiful neighbourhood, peaceful and less crowded that the other central locations in Amsterdam (apart from the street in front of Anna Frank's house). But at the same time, there is not...  more »
  • The narrow canals and streets of The Jordaan area of Amsterdam, are flanked by eclectic boutiques and shops. Known to be a working class area, the introduction of quirky stores and specialists shops.....  more »

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