More than two centuries later, the hotel Hegra was founded in one of these houses. Hotel Hegra has got 9 luxury rooms with there own facilities. An ideal hotel for those who appreciate the value of nostalgic charm and personal service at affordable prices.
A 17th century merchant house situated on one of the most beautiful canals. Details from this period are still to be found in the building. Steep small stairs and old original beams. The Herengracht (or Gentlemen’s Canal) was originally dug in 1614 as a site for wealthy Amsterdammers to build their imposing houses in which they lived and conducted their business.
More than two centuries later
De 9 Straatjes – The 9 Streets
9 picturesque shopping alleyways in the Amsterdam canal belt.
In the hart of Unesco’s World Heritage, just behind Dam Square and on the way from Anne Frank to Rijksmuseum.
De 9 Straatjes is the ideal neighbourhood to get to know Amsterdam in all its variety and richness. The area offers a great overview of the architectural style of Amsterdam heritage. After 400 years it is still very lively with artisanal businesses, hidden cafes, hotspot restaurants and galleries, and a unique offer of specialized and authentic shops. Dealing in fashion, shoes & bags, vintage, antiques, housewares and one-offs. It’s areas like this that really make you feel comfortable in Amsterdam, so they say!