Canal cruises in Amsterdam
The Canal Belt (Grachtengordel) is a system of approximately 165 canals with a total length of 75 kilometers. It includes quays, streets and more than 1250 bridges. The main canals (Singel, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht) are located in the center of Amsterdam.
The canals are seen as an important part in the history of the city. Since 2010 the canals of Amsterdam are part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
In the past used for transport or protection. Nowadays for recreation and tours over the water. Book a canal cruise and enjoy the city view from the water!
Short video: Amsterdam Canals
This short movie (low quality, without sound) is playing in fast motion and shows in 1 minute and 29 seconds a specific spot on the Amsterdam canals.