Canal District 2013

Celebration of 400 years canals

2013 will be a special year for Amsterdam. The 400-year anniversary of Amsterdam’s famous Canal District, established in the Golden Age, will be celebrated. Since the 17th century this district has been a compromising network of intersecting waterways.

Furthermore, this area forms the heart of Amsterdam with its shops, restaurants and culture. The cultural organization Unesco has even added Amsterdam’s inner ring canals to its World Heritage List in 2010.


This makes the Canal District the perfect starting point from which to explore Amsterdam. All hotels, restaurants and museums on this map are located in the Canal District and will give you a taste of Amsterdam’s energetic atmosphere over the last 400 years!

Amsterdam Canal District

The luxury boats of the Canal Company will take you around the area. While on board you can feast your eyes on all the attractions that this ancient city has to offer.

Several museum’s exhibit living during the 400 year history of Amsterdam’s Canal District from the golden age to the present day and a special museum gift is waiting for you.

A special choice of Canal District restaurants offers you 17th century dishes and traditional drinks.

While staying in one of the Canal District Hotels you can experience the rich Dutch history in the historical buildings yourself and you will receive a special gift.

2013 will be a very special year for Amsterdam full with exciting events. Celebrating the 400 years of the Canal Ring we offer accommodation in a Double Room with a canal view upon availability. The Canal District Package includes a souvenir of the Ambassade Hotel and a traditional Dutch delicacy.

The Double Room Canal District Package is excluding breakfast and excluding 5,5% city tax.