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Free Walking Tour "Westerparkt, Haarlemmer and The Flowers Mill"

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish, Italian
Quality Verified Registered on February 03, 2023

Hello, dear tourists and travelers, I am Maribel, I live in Amsterdam. I am a certified tourist guide and I also work as a hostess for events and cruises. I have a degree in Social Sciences from the Catholic University of Rome and I also have a Master's degree in Cinema. I speak 4 languages ​​(Spanish, Italian, English and Dutch). For me Amsterdam is an international city, an open city full of cultural and artistic events, a city full of legends and charm. What I like most about this city is the great diversity of events that I can find throughout the year, from music, song and film festivals to international food and drink festivals. My mission is to discover with you its historic center, where you will be able to nostalgically appreciate a city that over the years has been in constant change. A city that has lived through trade and navigation. We will look together for those most emblematic places to take a photo, one of my passions, it will surely be a very fun tour.

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Tour description

Westerparkt, Haarlemmer and The Flowers Mill Tour

On this tour we will learn about the construction of the canal belt in the 17th century, the architecture of this same century, we will visit one of the busiest streets in the city and the most historic buildings found there.

Afterwards we will visit the Westerparkt where we will learn some interesting facts about the history of the city and the park itself, we will see monuments that are there such as the old train station that connected Amsterdam with Haarlem and predecessor of the Central Station, the old gas factory From the city, in the park we also find other buildings such as galleries, a cinema, a natural playground, an interactive zoo, a neighborhood farm, school gardens, a natural aquatic garden and more gardens.

The park also offers us a wide selection of fauna and flora.

To finish, we will visit the Flowers mill , a very spacious old mill with two semi-detached houses and three pairs of stones driven by the wind and many more facts that we will learn about this mill during the tour.

It is a tour that will allow us to learn about the history of the city, its nature, architecture, art and more. With it we will discover important moments from the city's past, we will be able to appreciate its natural beauty, some very popular leisure areas, places of art and the magic of an old mill.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Herenmarkt 99, 1013 EC Amsterdam, Net...
    Herenmarkt 99, 1013 EC Amsterdam, Netherlands
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    At the meeting point is the West Indisch Huis building, today a restaurant, we meet at the entrance of the restaurant. I wear a flag as a badge. Meeting point address: Herenmarkt 99, 1013 EC Amsterdam

  • 1
    Outside visit
    West-Indisch Huis

    West India House is the former headquarters of the West India Company (WIC) in Amsterdam.

  • 2
    Free admission
    posthoornkerk

    The Posthoornkerk, officially named after Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, is a church on Haarlemmerstraat in Amsterdam.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    The Movies

    The Movies is the oldest operating cinema in Amsterdam.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    De Roode Bioscoop

    De Roode Bioscoop is a former cinema on Haarlemmerplein in Amsterdam. Today it is a theater for music, theater and poetry.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Haarlemmerpoort

    The Haarlemmerpoort on Haarlemmerplein in Amsterdam is officially called Willemspoort, but it was not always called that. In fact, it is the fifth gate on the Haarlem side to appear in Amsterdam history.

  • 6
    Free admission
    Westerpark

    The Westerpark offers a combination of a green environment with beautiful architecture, vibrant nightlife and creative culture.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Gashouder Westergas

    It is the building where the city's old gas factory was located.

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Fabrique des Lumières

    Fabrique des Lumières is a new digital art center following the creation of the acclaimed 'Atelier des Lumières' in France, opening its doors in April 2022 at Westergas in Amsterdam.

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Molen De Bloem

    The Flowers is a tower mill in Amsterdam on Haarlemmerweg. The mill is also known as 400 Roe, due to the distance of 400 bars from Haarlemmerpoort, which is approximately one and a half kilometers.

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).

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

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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.
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Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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