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Venice's Grand Canal and the world's other stunning waterways

Love Exploring Logo By Gemma Prince of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 36: Famed for its sprawling maze of waterways, Amsterdam’s canals are probably the city’s most iconic feature. The Dutch capital is home to a whopping 165 canals stretching roughly 60 miles (100km) long and connected by over 1,200 bridges. Sitting in the city center framed by gorgeous buildings lies Amsterdam's most photographed waterways known as the Grachtengordel. The 17th century canal ring consists of the Herengracht, Keizersgracht, Prinsengracht and the Singel canals and has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 2010. 

The Grachtengordel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famed for its sprawling maze of waterways, Amsterdam’s canals are probably the city’s most iconic feature. The Dutch capital is home to a whopping 165 canals stretching roughly 60 miles (100km) long and connected by over 1,200 bridges. Sitting in the city center framed by gorgeous buildings lies Amsterdam's most photographed waterways known as the Grachtengordel. The 17th century canal ring consists of the Herengracht, Keizersgracht, Prinsengracht and the Singel canals and has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list since 2010. 

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