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The Essential Amsterdam Walking Tour (ENGLISH +18)
Independent licensed guide in Amsterdam, history and culture addict, coffee lover, restless walker. Also a musician, tattoo artist, gouda cheese connoisseur, and a little bit of this and that. It's a delight to bring you this experience, carefully crafted between stroopwafels, ancient canals and colorful springs. Shall we go for a walk?
A tour for culture and history lovers, with a good mix of story-telling, sightseeing, curious facts and tailor made recommendations for all kinds of travelers!
As we go for a pleasant walk through hidden alleys, at each step lifting the veil of its unseen memory, we get intimate with this fantastic city, and by the end of our tour, you will really understand what shaped this place and it's people.
- Origins of Amsterdam and the Netherlands
- Oude Kerk & The Redlight District
- Nieuwe Market and the Old City Gates
- VOC Headquarters (Dutch East India Company)
- Dutch golden age and Independence
- Jewish Quarter, WW2 and the Hunger Winter
- The houses of Amsterdam and their unique architecture
- Drugs & and crime in Amsterdam
Modern Dutch culture
Keep in mind that there is a limit of 15 people max per group, imposed by the municipality of Amsterdam. Therefore, bringing more people than you booked might not be possible.
The tours is for individuals and small groups of up to 4 persons. Bigger groups can contact us for a private tour. We reserve the right to turn away multiple reservations resulting in groups bigger than 4 people. This includes different members of the same group attempting to join the tour by making several individual bookings. (exceptions can be made for families with kids)
All travelers are required to arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes earlier. After the tour starts, mobile communication with the guide will be scarce, as the group has his full attention
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Dam 12, 1012 NP Amsterdam, NetherlandsDam 12, 1012 NP Amsterdam, NetherlandsDirections
1Outside visitDam Square
2Outside visitRoyal Palace Amsterdam
3Outside visitNational Monument
4Outside visitNieuwe Kerk
5Outside visitOude Kerk
6Outside visitRed Light District Amsterdam Centrum
9Outside visitVOC dutch east indie Compangie
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).