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Amsterdam: 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Leidse Square

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See the sights of Amsterdam’s Canal Belt on a 1-hour sightseeing cruise with GPS audio guide. Marvel at the elaborate façades of the slim 16th and 17th-century merchant houses of the “Golden Age,” and see colorful barges and houseboats.
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  • See the sights of Amsterdam on a cruise of the Canal Belt
  • Admire the elegant façades of the 16th and 17th-century merchant houses
  • Pass the Skinny Bridge and other iconic sites
  • Learn the history of Amsterdam from the pre-recorded audio guide
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Take a picturesque cruise through Amsterdam’s Canal Belt, added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2010, and see many of the city’s most historic sights.

Board the boat at the Leidsekade next to the Leidseplein, and feast your eyes on the iconic merchant houses of the Dutch “Golden Age.” See beautiful gables, and churches, and cruise by the iconic Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge).

Along the way, listen to a recorded audio commentary (in your choice of 19 languages), and learn more about the city’s long trading history and some of the 1,550 monuments of the “Venice of the North.” Benefit from frequent departures throughout the day, 7 days a week.
  • 1-hour canal cruise
  • GPS audio guide (available in 19 languages)

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Leidsekade (by the Hampshire-American Hotel), next to the Leidseplein in the heart of Amsterdam

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• Children aged 3 years or younger go free of charge (provided they do not occupy their own seat).
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Product ID: 57792