Neighbourhoods and Streets

Prinsengracht or Prince's Canal, named after the Prince of Orange, is the longest of the main canals in Amsterdam. It is lined with beautiful canal houses built during the Dutch Golden Age. Highlights along the canal are the Eenhoornsluis (Unicorn Lock) at the Northeast end, Het Papeneiland – the oldest café in Amsterdam at no. 2, Noorderkerk and Noordermarkt, Posthorn Church at no. 7, Amsterdam Cheese Museum at no. 112, Anne Frank House at nos. 263-267, Westerkerk at no. 281, Houseboat Museum at no. 296, and De Duif at no. 756.

Prinsengracht and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile

Rijksmuseum(0.9 km)
The Rijksmuseum or National Museum is the largest and most prestigious museum for art and history in the Netherlands, displaying works by Dutch masters such as Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Steen.

Amsterdam City Archives

Amsterdam City Archives(0.7 km)
Housed in the monumental Brick Expressionism style De Bazel, the Amsterdam City Archives preserves official documents, letters, photos, drawings, maps, prints and audio-visual records tracing the history of the city.


Noorderkerk(1.4 km)
The 17th-century Noorderkerk in the Jordaan neighborhood was one of the first Protestant churches built after the Reformation in Amsterdam.

Basilica of St. Nicholas

Basilica of St. Nicholas(1.6 km)
The Basilica of Saint Nicholas is a 19th century Catholic church near the Centraal Station in the oldest part of Amsterdam.

Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House(0.8 km)
The famous Anne Frank House is where the Jewish girl Anne Frank wrote her moving diary while hiding with her family from the Nazis.

Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum(1 km)
The Van Gogh Museum is dedicated to the works of acclaimed 19th century Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, displaying over 200 paintings, 400 drawings, and 700 letters by him.

Antiekcentrum Amsterdam

Antiekcentrum Amsterdam(0.3 km)
The Antiekcentrum Amsterdam, also known as De Looier, is the largest indoor antiques market in Netherlands, selling vintage paintings, ceramics, porcelain, jewelry, furniture, silverware, watches, toys and bric-a-brac.

Body Worlds

Body Worlds(1.2 km)
Body Worlds is a new museum dedicated to the wonders of the human body, exhibiting more than 200 specimens of plastinated bodies of voluntary donors which provide a deeper view of the anatomy.

4 Prinsengracht Tickets and Tours in Amsterdam

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