The guide provides both background information and innumberable facts and it offers a glimpse into a surprising side of the historical canal area. The travel guide describes four thematic walks that highlight the architectural and historical beauty of this area. The World Heritage sites of The Beemster and the Amsterdam Defence Line are also included as examples of Dutch technical and hydraulic expertise throughout the centuries.
- Historical information about Amsterdam's historical ring of canals, the Beemster and the Amsterdam Defence Line
- More than 150 'green' addresses in Amsterdam and the surrounding areas
- 4 interessting thematic walks in the canal area
- Large, handy, removable map showing city streets, metro lines and the walking routes.