Jordaan Amsterdam map
Map of jordaan Amsterdam. Jordaan Amsterdam map (Netherlands) to print. Jordaan Amsterdam map (Netherlands) to download. Located west of Amsterdam city center the Jordaan is an atmospheric, bohemian quarter with a labyrinth of narrow streets and picturesque canals as its mentioned in jordaan Amsterdam map. It is peppered with small shops and galleries, restaurants and brown cafes. The Jordaan Amsterdam is also the home of the famous Westerkerk, and the possibly more famous Anne Frank House. Its boundaries consist of the Prinsengracht to the east, the Lijnbaansgracht to the west, Brouwersgracht to the north and Leidsegracht to the south. The area was developed in the first half of the 17th century when Amsterdam needed to expand. The project, started in 1612, was called Het Nieuwe Werck (The New Work). Before then the area had consisted of boggy meadowland and was home to many farms.
The Jordaan is a district of the city of Amsterdam in the Netherlands as its mentioned in jordaan Amsterdam map. The jordaan area of Amsterdam is bordered by the Lijnbaansgracht canal to the west, the Prinsengracht to the east, the Brouwersgracht to the north and the Leidsegracht to the south. The former canal Rozengracht (now filled in) is the main traffic artery through the neighbourhood.
Originally a working-class neighbourhood, the Jordaan Amsterdam has become one of the most expensive, upscale locations in the Netherlands as its mentioned in jordaan Amsterdam map. Jordaan Amsterdam is home to many art galleries, particularly for modern art, and is also dotted with speciality shops and restaurants. Markets are held regularly at Noordermarkt, the Westerstraat (the Lapjesmarkt textile market) and Lindengracht.