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History of Amsterdam + Red Light District

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on September 19, 2023

EL Amsterdam, the most entertaining and educational way to get to know this wonderful and chaotic city. My tours are an immersive experience. I propose to you the challenge of soaking up Dutch culture with the most complete tour of the entire city. Amsterdam is a very peculiar city in every way. On this tour I will show you the history of a country where engineering merges with architecture and canals that give it a unique and beautiful beauty. Its history enchants, its tolerant and open people give it the master touch that makes my tour the best menu you can taste in this city.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

HISTORICAL TOUR + RED LIGHT DISTRICT
 Welcome to the best tour in the city!

 This captivating city, with its canals and leaning houses, is home to much beauty and history. The Red Light District is the emblem of the city and represents the idiosyncrasy of this very peculiar community.
On this wonderful walk I will explain the history, art, commerce, architecture and the Dutch community, from the 13th century to the 21st century.

 You will learn the DNA of an Amsterdammer!


PLACES WE WILL VISIT AND EXPLAIN:

  • Central Station
  • Chinatown
  • Red Light District (Zeedick Street) 
  • De Waag 
  • Dutch East India Company
  • Jewish Quarter and the Zuiderkerk (Protestant Church)
  • Waterlooplein Market and Dancing Houses
  • Dam Square and Royal Palace



 ==> IMPORTANT INFORMATION: <==

 ∎ ∎ ∎ TOUR LIMITED TO 15 PEOPLE ∎ ∎ ∎

 1- RESERVATIONS :
A max. of 4 people per reservation, fractional reservations of the same group are not accepted. Reservations of 4 participants or more must pay a suggested contribution of €10 pp or more.

 2 - WAITING MARGIN : it is 5-7 extra minutes for latecomers. The person who does not notify, or does not arrive after the extra minutes, may have their reservation replaced by other tourists.
3 - MINORS : The Red Light District is part of my tour and is for adults or minors accompanied by their parents.
4- The visit to the Red Light District is done in regulated sites, out of respect for the profession.
5- In case of force majeure the tour may be suspended.

SUGGESTIONS:
1- Check the weather forecast , wear appropriate clothing for cold or heat.

 2-It is recommended to ALWAYS carry a raincoat or umbrella and sun protection in summer.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Prins Hendrikkade 60, 1012 AD Amsterd...
    Prins Hendrikkade 60, 1012 AD Amsterdam, Netherlands
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    The meeting point is Prins Hendrikkade street, in front of the NH Collection Amsterdam Hotel. To identify your guide you just have to look for a white umbrella with the Spanish flag.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Central Station
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Chinatown
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Condomerie
  • 4
    Outside visit
    De Waag
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Compañía indie holandesa del este de VOC
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Jewish District
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Waterlooplein Market
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Dancing Houses
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Dam Square

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).

Tour opinions

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4.77
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Florencia 16 May 2024
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Entiendo que el guía no se presentó por razones de fuerza mayor, pero dió aviso sobre la hora del tour y porque otra chica y yo preguntamos. Hubiese estado bien que avise con más tiempo que el tour no se iba a realizar.
María 30 Apr 2024
Madrid

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
El mejor guía que se puede tener. Las recomendaciones del Barrio Rojo fueron geniales y los planes para dos también. 100% recomendado
Maryolly 23 Apr 2024
Genoa

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Excelente el gurú y el grupo , interesante y hermoso todo lo escuchado , gracias , Recomendado
nancy 22 Apr 2024
Córdoba

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Tour muy completo y ameno
Pilar 22 Apr 2024
Montevideo

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Muy interesante recorrido que permite conocer diferentes lugares a un ritmo adecuado.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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