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What city has more than one hundred kilometres of canals, known as the grachtengordel?

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What city has more than one hundred kilometres of canals (the main ones called Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht), which were dug in the 17th century to form concentric belts around the city, known as the grachtengordel?

posted Jun 29, 2019 by Vikram Luthra

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Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has more than one hundred kilometers of grachten, about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges. The three main canals, dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the Grachtengordel.

answer Jul 11, 2019 by Kavyashree
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