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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Singel is easy to reach by foot or tram from the central railway station and offers small hotels as well as various restaurants. Shops and supermarkets are nearby

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gerardaVeldhoven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Singel hosts the famous flower market. Be aware and avoid buying from the entry and exit side. In the middle of the market you have exceptional deals. Part of Singel has developed into the red light district. Back to Singel, it is a Dutch word...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

Singel is both the name of the canal and the street either side of it. These are great to walk along to see the sights and access the tourist spots. At the north you have the train station, and at the bottom the floating flower...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andy S
Reviewed 20 November 2018

One of the biggest canals in Amsterdam, you will surely walk along it and watch the many boats go by and maybe take a wonderful canal tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Beautiful canal centrally located. We were fortunate that our hotel was on the Singel Canal. This gave us a chance to explore alot of the sights along the canal as well as many side streets. I loved seeing the boats, the bicycles and the people....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrskemosabe
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Easy access to a great array of restaurants and bars. A short distance to the station, trams and canal trips

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter_ChristineH
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Situated very near the city centre area, the Singel runs along its namesake canal in a well to do area of Amsterdam. Lots of cafes and bars and sitting at a table for two in 27 degrees in October sipping beer was a delight. Being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank W9477LDterrys
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Visitors should get a travel card from any of the travel shops for getting around on trams or buses and visit restaurants in the suburbs..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joval123
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

It's just beautiful to see all these canals, the boats, the traditional narrow and tall houses. Worth taking some pics.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GemmaAlbenga
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The Singel is one of the many canals of Amsterdam. Not my favourite but as I have said in other reviews take a boat trip and decide on your own favourite.

Date of experience: October 2018
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The menu is short and all the food is freshly made as ordered and presented with care. The day I visited, the cook was an artist and took extra trouble to serve a beautiful crepe. I don't remember the menu, but I know I... More
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