The Prinsengracht canal has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site by the United Nations in 2010 by these criteria:
- I (“it is a masterpiece of human genius”)
- II (“puts a significant interaction of human values on display”)
- III (“it is an excellent example of a type of building, architectural or technological composition and landscape that significant steps in human history represents “).
In 2013, Amsterdam celebrates the four hundred year history of the canals with a series of events.
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