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Getting there

Ark16 is located on the Lijnbaansgracht in the popular Jordaan. Most Amsterdam highlights are within walking distance. Tram 3 or 10 and bus 21 stop nearby.

A 10 minute walk from Central Station

From Amsterdam Central Station it is a 10 minute walk to Ark 16. 

From the main exit of the station turn right, cross the Prins Hendrikkade, keep right. Cross the street to the Haarlemmerstraat, turn left into the Binnen Dommerstraat, then straight over the bridge and straight into the Palmgracht. Straight ahead at the end of the street you can see my ARK16 houseboat.

Getting there by public transport

Plan your bus and trams on or follow the instructions below.

From Amsterdam central station, take Bus 21 or Tram 3. Exit at the stop marked Nieuwe Willemstraat. Cross the Marnixstraat, then cross the bridge into the Willemstraat. Just past the bridge turn left on Lijnbaangracht. Ark16 is the 5th "black" Houseboat, at the crossing with Pamgracht.

Tram 10, get off at the Nassaukade stop. Cross the Rotterdamsebrug, then cross the Marnixstraat at the traffic lights, over the bridge at the Willemsstraat, then just across the bridge immediately left the on to the Lijnbaansgracht canal. The water is on your left. Ark16 is the 5th Houseboat, at the crossing with Palmgracht.

By car: your navigation

TomTom and other navigation systems often have an issue finding addresses of houseboats in Amsterdam.

Use this address in your navigation: Palmgracht 74, Amsterdam. This address is just opposite Ark16.