Netherlands Voorburgwal - View ofSaint Nicholas Basilica

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Gert Lucas

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The Oudezijds Voorburgwal is a street located in the heart of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is situated in the city's old town, which is known for its picturesque canals, historic buildings, and lively atmosphere. The street is part of the Oudezijds district, which is one of the most visited areas of the city by tourists.

The Oudezijds Voorburgwal is known for its many shops, cafes, and restaurants, and it's a popular spot for people watching. The street is also home to a number of notable buildings and landmarks, such as the Oude Kerk (Old Church), which is Amsterdam's oldest building, and the Royal Palace, which is a former city hall now a palace for the King, and it's open to visitors. The street is also home to many of the city's famous "coffee shops" which are known for selling cannabis, and the area has a strong association with the "red-light district".

The street is located in the center of the city, making it easily accessible by foot, bicycle, or public transportation, and it's an ideal place to explore the city's history and culture. If you're looking for an authentic Amsterdam experience, the Oudezijds Voorburgwal is a great place to start.

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