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off the beaten track

Walking past the Ship Museum (to your left) simply walk along Kattenburgerstraat until after say 10... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
david n
Manchester, United Kingdom
nice spot

We spotted this on a canal tour snd i love things like this. Surrounding area also very nice with... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2016
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 Aug 2018
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3 Jul 2017
“off the beaten track”
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

We first saw this area while on a canal tour and I overheard some people talking about it so we decided to check it out for ourselves. I don’t know what they were talking about because we didn’t find much of anything here to write...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Walking past the Ship Museum (to your left) simply walk along Kattenburgerstraat until after say 10 mins walk, you get to JavaBrug. This bridge with great views and a pedestrian lane takes you over to Java island. An up & coming area as Amsterdam expands...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This area is pleasant to take a stroll, lots of plaques telling you the history of a building and of course the way the warehouses have been converted to housing but keeping in line with the village type street frontage, it is like being in...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
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
Reviewed 10 January 2016

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

Thank Lovemyfood92
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
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...More

Thank Alfred V
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
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 -...More

1  Thank Stewiedewie
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...More

6  Thank LWL3333
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