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5 star rating: Highly Recommended 262 Reviews

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  • Location:Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Amsterdam Walking Tour

This small-group walking tour, limited to just 12 people, gives you an intimate and insider’s view of the beautiful city of Amsterdam. An informative guide leads your group around Amsterdam’s historical center and past top attractions including Dam Square, the Royal Palace, the Anne Frank House, the Rembrandt House Museum and the infamous Red Light District. During this 3-hour morning stroll, learn intriguing historical background and snap photos of the UNESCO-listed canals and 17th-century gabled houses.

Highlights

  • Morning Amsterdam walking tour
  • Visit Amsterdam's highlights away from the busy crowds
  • See the houses of Anne Frank, Descartes and Rembrandt
  • Wander the Red Light District and visit the Royal Palace and Dam Square
  • Learn about Amsterdam's history, culture and architecture from your local guide
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a more personalized experience

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Your guide gives you a thorough introduction to Amsterdam's history and culture and shows you places tour buses can't reach.

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What You Can Expect

Amsterdam Walking Tour

Learn about Amsterdam's history during your walking tour

Your 3-hour walking tour of Amsterdam begins in the morning in Dam Square, where your informative guide leads your small group around the historical center. Learn about Amsterdam's history, arts, culture and architecture, from the city’s humble beginnings on the Amstel River to the glorious Golden Age to today.

View the Royal Palace, the famous Dutch East Indies company, the Begijnhof courtyard with its hidden church, the Amsterdam Museum and the old city gates. Admire perfectly preserved 17th-century gabled houses and peaceful tree-lined canals dotted with traditional Dutch houseboats. Walk by the Rembrandt House Museum, the Anne Frank House and Descartes' House.

Wander down the bustling shopping street of Kalverstraat, and in the Jordaan district, note the many upscale art galleries, speciality shops and restaurants. Your guide also takes you into the alleys of the notorious Red Light District (de Wallen).

End your tour at Westerchurch, with plenty of time left in the day to continue exploring on your own.

Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

Customer Reviews

Brenda T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Our guide Terry O'Leary was very informative and had a great sense of humour, he was a joy to be with. He also arranged for us to have a coffiee break which was most welcomed. Would highly recommended this tour,.

Beverley O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

My husband and I took this tour in October. We had a wonderful time. Terry is an excellent guide, very informative and interesting. I would definitely recommend this tour.

Henrietta L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

I enjoyed my tour, especially with Terry. I enjoyed his humor and the amount of history he managed to cover over 3 hours

Larry K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our guide Terry O'Leary was just terrific great sense of humor and knowledge of Amsterdam, history, sites, architecture, interesting tidbits. Was well worth the small group. We found ourselves thinking about what he offered as we continued our stay in Amsterdam.

Cynthia L E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Our guide, Terry, was very knowledgeable and had a terrific sense of humor! Our morning flew by, as we learned much about the history of Amsterdam and its people. This was well worth the price and set us up for a wonderful three days in Amsterdam.

Cynthia L E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Our guide, Terry, was very knowledgeable and had a terrific sense of humor! Our morning flew by, as we learned much about the history of Amsterdam and its people. This was well worth the price and set us up for a wonderful three days in Amsterdam.

Nicola D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

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Eleanor K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Terri was great! Very knowledgeable, friendly, and gave us a great first impression of Amsterdam.

Neil F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

An excellent walking tour. Terry was an exceptional guide who mixed his outstanding knowledge with a dry sense of humour. The small number in our tour made the whole experience very personal and so everyone was able to be involved in the conversation as were strolled through Amsterdam.

Esther B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

There was plenty to see and the was friendly and knowledgeable. Amsterdam is a great place

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