Amsterdam Canal Aqua – Limited Edition Bottles of Water from Amsterdam Canals

The city of Amsterdam celebrates the 400th anniversary of its canal district and for that occasion releases a set of designed bottles – Amsterdam Canal Aqua. This unique souvenir was created by Iris Worldwide and include four different bottles, each filled with water that is taken from the most recognizable Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Singel canals. Labels on the back of the bottle tell a tale about the construction of each canal. There’s also a QR code that, when scanned, shows where exactly the water in the bottle has been taken from.

Amsterdam celebrates 400th anniversary with bottled canal water

“The project was inspired by the 400-year anniversary of the canals,” said Glenn Doherty, an Art Director and Designer from Iris’ Amsterdam office.

Built in the early 17th century, the famous canal district of Amsterdam has become an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010.

20 bottles have been produced in the first edition, and more are expected to be made in short order. Priced at €50 ($69) per bottle, Amsterdam Canal Aqua is available at selected stores in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam celebrates 400th anniversary with bottled canal water

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Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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