THE HISTORY OF AMSTERDAM: Small Group Guided Walking Tour

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Start your visit to Amsterdam by diving into its rich history and learn how a small 12th century fishing village with a dam became one of the most cosmopolitan of capital cities in the world. This 2.5 hour small-group walking tour will join up to 10 travelers together to discover the streets and sights of Amsterdam. It’s perfect for a first-time visitor to get oriented and introduced properly.

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Our guides will crisscross its iconic canals and bridges while ducking into its quiet courtyards, offering postcard images for you and an intimate group of travelers. Discover its leaning houses and other landmarks while learning how to navigate the snaking streets of the city center and the banks of the Amstel River. Our local guides will eagerly share their insider knowledge so that you can maximize your time in Amsterdam.

Highlights Generally Include: The Dam Square, Wester & Old Church & Hidden Churches, Leaning Houses, The Thinnest house, The Oldest Canals, The Sea Dike and China Town, The New Market Square (Nieuwmarkt), The Medieval City Gate    

Meeting Point: Beursplein (Entrance to the Grand Café Beurs van Berlagee)
Duration: 2.5hs
Starting Time Options: 10am or 1pm
Days: Daily
Includes: Tour Guide; a brief restroom/ snack break

Adult

18 years of age or older

(Per Adult)

Youth

Between 12 - 17 years of age

(Per Youth)

Child

Between 5 - 12 years of age

(Per Child)

Infant

Between 0 - 4 years of age

(Per Infant)
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  • Wendy H
    The guides were very experienced and helpful. They went out of their way ensuring that we had a good time. Amsterdam's wind chill was quite cold during our time there, yet the experience was worth it. The tour was very punctual, which was very professional as well.