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The Essential Amsterdam Walking Tour (ENGLISH +18)

Your Guru: Felipe
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4.9
176 ratings
  • Amsterdam
  • Available in English
  • 2 hours

About the Guru

After living in Amsterdam for about 6 years, it's a delight to bring you this Amsterdam experience, carefully crafted between stroopwafels, whispered tales, ancient canals, and breathtaking spring landscapes. Take a walk with an independent licensed tour guide!

After living in Amsterdam for about 6 years, it's a delight to bring you this Amsterdam experience, carefully crafted between stroopwafels, whispered tales, ancient canals, and breathtaking spring landscapes. Take a walk with an independent licensed tour guide!

About the Tour

Please 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 is NOT possible.

All travelers are required to arrive at the meeting point at least 5  minutes earlier. In case the traveler is late, 10 minutes after the tour starts your booking can be given to another traveler.

In case the traveler does not answer the confirmation message, sent in the day before the tour, the booking will be given to another traveler.


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 Miracle of Amsterdam
  • VOC Headquarters (Dutch East India Company)
  • Dutch golden age and Independence
  • WW2 and the Dutch Hunger Winter
  • Jewish District and old boat houses
  • Dancing Houses
  • Drugs & and crime in Amsterdam
  • Modern dutch culture


Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: In front of the Royal Palace at Dam Square, with blue jeans, leather bag, black umbrella and an "Amsterdam" cap.

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are not accepted.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

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 €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Tour opinions (176)

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Professionalism
4.92
Fun
4.67
Expression
4.85
Quality
4.79
Route
4.62
Bastian
27 May 2022 Würzburg
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Slon
27 May 2022 Paris
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Carlos
24 May 2022 Berlin
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Walter
23 May 2022
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Travelled in couple - May 2022

Felipe knows Amsterdam history very well

Ghali
21 May 2022 Paris
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Travelled in couple - May 2022

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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 €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!