Out on the water: Canal cruises in Amsterdam



Amsterdam’s canals are arguably the city’s defining feature. Built on former swampland, the picturesque 17th century Canal District is considered a masterpiece of civil engineering, and in 2010 the entire area was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in recognition of its subsequent influence on urban town planning across the globe.
Laid out in a series of concentric arcs, the canals are lined with numerous historic and listed buildings, universally recognised as traditional Amsterdam canal houses by their tall narrow form, stepped gable rooflines and symmetry. Many of these old... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Travel, Views: 28
Source: Daily Mail
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