Brouwersgracht

Brouwersgracht information

Location
Amsterdam , The Netherlands
Getting there
Tram: 3 Haarlemmerplein
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Pretty as a Golden Age painting, the Brewers Canal took its name from the many breweries located here in the 16th and 17th centuries. Goods such as leather, coffee, whale oil and spices were stored and processed here in giant warehouses, such as those with the row of spout gables that still stand at Brouwersgracht 188–194.

A few years ago, the Brouwersgracht was voted the 'most beautiful street' in Amsterdam by newspaper Het Parool . It's a great a place to stroll and to see the waterborne action on King's Day.