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Magere Brug Tours

Magere Brug is a bridge in Amsterdam that crosses the Amstel River. Its name translates as “skinny bridge” and comes from the original bridge that was so skinny, it was difficult for two people to pass each other while walking across it at the same time. Legend also has it that the bridge was built by the Mager sisters to make it easier to visit each other since they lived on opposite sides of the river. Though it is still called the Skinny Bridge, today it is no longer so skinny. The bridge was replaced with a wider one in 1871, and now pedestrians and bicycles can cross with greater ease. 

The bridge is a wooden drawbridge that is raised frequently throughout the day to allow boats to pass through. At night it is lit up by over 1,000 light bulbs. Day or night, the Skinny Bridge is a charming place to visit and enjoy views of the river and the city. 

Practical Info

Magere Brug is located on the Amstel River between Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht and connects Kerkstraat with Nieuwe Kerkstraat.

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Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise with 4-Course Dinner and Drinks, Amsterdam, null
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Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise with 4-Course Dinner and Drinks

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 764 Reviews

Cruise around Amsterdam’s canals in the evening, and pair a decadent 4-course dinner – cooked on board – with sights of the city. As one of the few Amsterdam ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $105.76
Amsterdam Canal Cruise from Anne Frank House Stop Plus Pancake and Drink, Amsterdam, Dinner Cruises
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise from Anne Frank House Stop Plus Pancake and Drink

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 2 Reviews

Discover the beautiful city of Amsterdam, known as the ‘Venice of the North', from the water on this 1-hour sightseeing cruise starting in front of the Anne ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $33.87
2-Hour Amsterdam City Center Bike Tour, Amsterdam, Day Cruises
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2-Hour Amsterdam City Center Bike Tour

This easy two-hour ride shows you the best of the city. You won't only be shown the essential must-see, breathtaking sights of Holland's capital; an expert ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $23.77
Exclusive TripAdvisor TripMaximizer Canal Cruise in Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Bike & Mountain Bike Tours
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Exclusive TripAdvisor TripMaximizer Canal Cruise in Amsterdam

4.5 star rating: Recommended 32 Reviews

Enjoy a 1-hour ride on the exclusive TripAdvisor TripMaximizer Canal Cruise in Amsterdam. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals of Amsterdam on the ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $21.27
City Sightseeing Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Boat Option, Amsterdam, Day Cruises
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City Sightseeing Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Boat Option

4.5 star rating: Recommended 705 Reviews

There is no better way to see Amsterdam than on a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus! See top Amsterdam attractions on this comprehensive sightseeing tour, such ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: Flexible

From USD $24.95
Amsterdam Super Saver: Xtracold Icebar and 1-hour Canal Cruise, Amsterdam, Hop-on Hop-off Tours
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Amsterdam Super Saver: Xtracold Icebar and 1-hour Canal Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 241 Reviews

Combine two of Amsterdam’s top highlights: a canal sightseeing cruise on a luxury glass-topped canal boat, and entrance to Amsterdam’s Icebar Xtracold, where ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: Flexible

From USD $32.68
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise by Semi-Open Boat, Amsterdam, Day Cruises
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise by Semi-Open Boat

4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Reviews

Enjoy a brand new type of cruise boat which offers you the comfort of a large canal cruise boat. When the weather is fine, the partially open roof will allow ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $14.85
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Amsterdam Super Saver: City Tour plus Zaanse Schans Windmills, Volendam and Marken Day Trip, ... 
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Amsterdam Super Saver: City Tour plus Zaanse Schans Windmills, Volendam and Marken Day Trip

4.5 star rating: Recommended 523 Reviews

See the best of Amsterdam and windmills galore on this tour that combines two best-selling tours at one low price. Tour top Amsterdam attractions, then travel ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: Flexible

From USD $89.12
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Amsterdam Combo: Heineken Experience and Canals Pizza Cruise, Amsterdam, Day Trips
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Amsterdam Combo: Heineken Experience and Canals Pizza Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 208 Reviews

Spend a day dedicated to two of Amsterdam’s quintessential highlights – canals and Heineken – with this Super Saver that combines a visit to the Heineken ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $65.36
Amsterdam Super Saver: Van Gogh Museum & City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus, Amsterdam, Dinner ... 
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Amsterdam Super Saver: Van Gogh Museum & City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

4 star rating: Recommended 58 Reviews

Beat the queues with a skip-the-line ticket to Amsterdam’s renowned Van Gogh Museum. Once inside, marvel at more than 200 paintings from the Dutch master, as ...  Read more

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: Flexible

From USD $43.97
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