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26 Jan 2021

Jordaan

The Jordaan was a district for the working class and emigrants, like protestant Flemings, Spanish and Portuguese Jews and French Huguenots who mainly settled in the Jordaan. You can still explore this vibrant atmosphere down here,

About

In the 19th century many political refugees found their home in the Jordan. Because of the low rents over 80,000 people lived here. back in the days Now it’s 20,000 people, imagine!

The most popular streets in the Jordaan are the Prinsengracht, the Westerstraat, Haarlemmerstraat and the ‘9 straatjes’ (nine little streets). The area contains an upscale assortment of art galleries, patio restaurants, cafes and street musicians. Brown Cafes are easily to find.

You will find Anne Frank House on the border of the Jordaan and 9Straatjes.

Markets

The Jordaan has 4 weekly markets.

  • On Saturday you will find the Lindenmarkt, a general market, on Lindengracht and a biological food market at Noordermarkt. (When you are here visit the Noorderkerk)
  • On Monday a flea market is organised at Noordermarkt and a nice fabric market (Lapjesmarkt) on Westerstraat.

To Do

9Straatjes

Anne Frank Bike Tour

  Anne Frank Bike Tour From € 29,50     Hop onto a city bike and cycle around Amsterdam to see places significant to the tragic life of Anne Frank Visit the bookstore where Anne’s father bought her diary, her school, and the library where…

9Streets To Do

Anne Frank Tour

Anne Frank Walking Tour € 25,50 In 1942, Jewish Anne Frank hid from the nazi’s during the occupation of the Netherlands. Get to know Anne Frank’s fascinating yet tragic story on a 2-hour Anne Frank walking tour through the Jewish Quarter and the historical city…

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