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Free historical centre tour amsterdam

  • Amsterdam
  • Available in: English, Spanish

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About the tour

Discover a city built on marshland seven centuries ago and which today has 150 canals and 1250 bridges. A city which is synonym of tolerance and freedom, where color, religion or background have no say in your social status. The city of tulips and bicycles. The city of free trade. The city with the tallest people in the world. The Venice of the North!

Learn about the amazing Dutch engineering, admired worldwide, and thanks to which the people who had lived in the Amstel river for over 4000 years, managed to turn a marshland into a city by building a great big dam, Amsteleredam was created, and all that happened as far back as the 12th Century! Walk through the canals which were dug in order to facilitate trade, so important to understand the business mentality of the Dutch.

Hear about the Golden Age, how the city focused on trade overseas, how the logistics worked making use of the canal network, meet the Tripp Brothers in front of their unique house-palace in the middle of the city, and walk through its over 4000 years of history, from its tribal beginnings, through when it became a city and then the most important trading harbor in the world, to today when it enjoys its status as one of the most iconic European capitals!

Meeting point
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How to find me: Opposite to Amsterdam Central Station, outside the entrance of the "Amsterdam Visitor Centre", Stationsplein 10, 1012 AB Amsterdam (See map). Look for our guide carrying a red strawberry umbrella.

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give 5, some people give 50, you choose the price.

Reservations in advance are mandatory because if the 'guru' doesn't see any bookings one day, she will not show up at the meeting point. Or if she has too many 'walkers' that day, won't allow you to join without the reservation. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings (1)

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Tomas Paz

1 month ago

Increíble tour de la mano de paty, nos dio los datos más curiosos y referencias principales de ámsterdam.

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Response from Strawberry Tours:

Hola Tomás, Agradecemos enormemente tus palabras. Para nosotros un tour va más allá de la perspectiva histórica y se ocupa de los detalles y lo novedoso. ¡Esperamos verte pronto en el resto de nuestros recorridos y ciudades alrededor del mundo! Saludos cordiales.
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