This Overview details the canal system of Amsterdam - known as “Grachten.” In the early 17th century, when immigration was at a peak, a comprehensive plan for the city’s expansion was developed with four concentric half-circles of canals emerging at the main waterfront (seen at the top of this Overview). In the centuries since, the canals have been used for defense, water management, and transport. They remain a hallmark of the city to this day.
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