The Waalseilandsgracht,or Waalseilandgracht, is a short, wide canal in the east part of the inner city of Amsterdam.
Waalseilandsgracht and Montelbaanstoren from bridge no. 283.
|South end||Oude Schans, at Montelbaanstoren|
|To||Kraansluis (Prins Hendrikkade)|
- Prins Hendrikkade crosses at the Oosterdok de Kraansluis (bridge no. 300),
- The monumental Waalseiland bridge (bridge no. 283) crosses the middle
- At the Montelbaan tower along the Oudeschans it is crossed by the Montelbaans bridge (bridge no. 280).
The streets along the water on the west and south side (Lastagebuurt) are called Kromme Waal and Oude Waal. On the northeast side (on the Waalseiland): Binnenkant.
The canal is named after the Waalseiland to the northeast of it, which was created by infill in 1644. The Waalseilandsgracht was part of the Port of Amsterdam until the 19th century .
- Theo Bakker. "Waalseiland" (PDF). Retrieved 13 May 2012.