Recently, Amsterdam celebrated the 400th anniversary for the creation of its canals. Started writing in 1613 for completion in 1625. Keeping this in mind, we searched and found the most beautiful cities with canals. Enjoy!
The most famous of all cities with canals and certainly one of the most romantic places you can find. The image of a gondolier in a canal is synonymous with the city itself, which is built on 118 small islands, separated by channels and connected by picturesque bridges. During the day, the city is flooded by travelers to choke, but the hour of dusk when the amber color of the sun bathes the buildings, all the reasons that make it one of the charming neighborhoods of this warming are unmistakable, even and locals who are tired of the overdelivery.
The gothic buildings of Bruges find their ideal reflections in the canals of this picturesque city. The water tables are created only troubled by the proud swans who make peaceful walks. On bridges love eating ice cream cone and the same after walking hand in hand on their banks.
The Swedish capital is built on 14 small islands between the Baltic Sea and Lake Mälaren. The fjord is due much of the charm, and they are the perfect way to explore. At the same time, is also one of the reasons that makes this city one of the best to live. Locals make a break from their jobs, raise their trousers and make footbath while enjoying their lunch.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Known as the Venice of the North. A visit to Amsterdam is not considered complete without a cruise on the canals. At night you can admire the architecture and how meticulous and beautiful she is, and in the evening, the same activity is one of the most romantic experiences. The four main channels of the central city is the Prinsengracht, the Herengracht, the Keizersgracht and Singel. There are also numerous smaller neighborhood Jordaan, one of which is particularly pleasant Brouwersgracht, the Bloemgracht and Leliegracht.
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By Nicole P.
Cities with canals photos: Janne Huttunen, Nenad, Mary Warren, mbell1975.