Amsterdam Jordaan tour by Hans Langh Netherlands private tours.
Hans Langh Tours suggests reading about Bloemgracht, House Drie Hendricken (Amsterdam Renaissance with three stone tablets: Hendrick the Steeman, Hendrick the Landman and Hendrick the Sailor), House Saaijer, Courtyard the Lelie, Jordaan Folk Music (Johnny Jordaan, Tante Leen and Johnny Meyer; traditional Dutch folk songs in a heavy Amsterdam accent), Broenshofje, Courtyard Claes Claesz, Egelantiersgracht, Sint Andrieshof, Courtyard Venetiae, Karthuizer Hof (built in 1650 on the site of the medieval Carthusian monastery. In the 17th century a home for unmarried mothers with children), Lauriergracht, het Veemtheater, Tussen de Bogen, Haarlemmerstraat (selected as the Netherlands nicest shopping street), Haarlemmerdijk (every Wednesday there is an organic farmers market at Haarlemmerplein), Brouwersgracht (Brewers’ Canal. The breweries that developed on this canal between the 17th and 18th centuries gave it its name), IJdock, de Gouden Reael, Ans Markus Expo Atelier, het Stenen Hoofd, Boom Chicago, Theo Thijssen (famous author, teacher and socialist politician), Constantiahofje, Mirakel van Amsterdam Heilige Stede, House Boat Museum, restaurant Dikker & Thijs, Filmtheater de Uitkijk, Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, cafe Americain (an important example of great Art Nouveau architecture; the place to be for musicians, artists and intellectuals), cafe Thijsen, Platanenhof, Kees Bakels, Jordaanoproer in 1934, Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk, Tenore Napolitano Willy Alberti, Hendrik Jacobsz Staets, Music Centre Melkweg, Leidseplein, Paradiso, Lindengracht, Inner Court Suykerhofje, Anonymous Jordaan Art, Liquor Company the Ooievaar, Palmgracht, Bosschehofje, Courtyard Rijpenhofje, Lindengracht market, Rozengracht, Elandsgracht, bench of the Fault in our stars, Noorder church (designed by Hendrick de Keyser constucted in form of the four arms of the Greek cross), Karthuizerhof, Farmer’s market Noordermarkt (one of the best organic markets in Amsterdam), cafe Papeneiland (one of the most photographed places at Prinsengracht. Bill Clinton enjoyed a piece of homemade apple pie here in 2011), cafe Winkel 43, restaurant Mazzo, the Movies, Zoutkeetsgracht, Silodam, De Steeman, De Landman and De Zeeman, Willemstraat, Bickerseiland (once home of the famous Willem Barentsz who spent the winter on Nova Zembla), Realeneiland (one of the three ‘Western Islands’), Prinseneiland (a rich history of merchandising, shipping and industry from the beginning of the 17th century), from Amsterdam Jordaan Hans Langh Netherlands private tours.