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The Essential Amsterdam Walking Tour (ENGLISH +18)

Your Guru: Felipe
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4.9
231 ratings
  • Amsterdam
  • Available in English
  • 2h

About the Guru

After living in Amsterdam for about 6 years, it's a delight to bring you this 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 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

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


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.


The tour has a minimum of 8 attendants to run, for this reason, we ask the travelers to be responsible with the booking, making it only if they are certain they will attend.

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: By the National Monument at Dam Square, with a black umbrella and white 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 (231)

4.9
By category
Professionalism
4.89
Fun
4.62
Expression
4.79
Quality
4.81
Route
4.58
Trevor
08 Aug 2022 Sydney
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Cristina
28 Jul 2022 Logroño
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

frank
24 Jul 2022 Edinburgh
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Travelled alone - Jul 2022

Awesome Amsterdam

Bruno
24 Jul 2022 Valencia
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

Ha sido muy majo. A mi que me gusta la intrahistoria he disfrutado como un enano. Gracias Gracias y gracias.

Fernando
19 Jul 2022
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Travelled in group - Apr 2022

Great guy and tour, well mix of history conveyed in a very engaging way and little stories and tips. He even gave us a map of his favourite places! What a find

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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!