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    A canal in Amsterdam.
    Amsterdam's canals stretch for a total of more than one hundred kilometers, with some 1,500 bridges crossing them, linking about 90 islands. The four main canals are the Herengracht, Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht and Singel. Built in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, they form what is known as the "Golden Curve". These develop in a succession of concentric semicircles around the historic city center, the Centrum district. The first four canals are spaced from each other by strips of land 80 to 150 meters wide on average, while the distance between the fourth and fifth can be as much as about 550 meters (northern limit of the Jordaan district) ...

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  • * Regular pre-pandemic touristic activity level.