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Amsterdam Walking Tour

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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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3 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English

Overview

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.
  • Visit Amsterdam's highlights away from the busy crowds
  • 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 Travelers Choose This Tour

Visit places that coaches can’t reach on this introductory walking tour, perfect for first-time visitors.
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, specialty 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.

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Amsterdam Waling Tour with Ollie
bthall
, Sep 2019
My husband and I enjoyed our walking tour with Ollie. He was personable and informative. He did an excellent job of providing enough history so that we left with a good understanding of the city without overwhelming us with facts and dates, I would highly recommend this tour.
Response from Host , Sep 2019
Yes another good word for Oliver. He is in his comfort zone with small groups so I am glad you had an opportunity to experience his wit and passion for history. Cheers
Great tour with Sebastian
Tim and Diane B
, Sep 2019
A perfect way to start our Amsterdam trip. The walking tour was fantastic. As was our guide, Sebastian.
Response from Host , Sep 2019
Good to hear our guide was fantastic- I will let Bas know he hasn't lost his charm.
Good Dam Walk
Traveler834258
, Aug 2019
Chloe was great. Good info and presentation. She provided an excellent perspective. Only thing to add would be some larger orientation for the city, different neighborhoods and area.
Response from Host , Aug 2019
Nice point. Now we average 3km and seems enough for the majority of our clients. The most we can add now would be the canal district. The only way to really see a good part of the city is to take a bike tour. Or a generic walking tour that points out only monuments as they walk by. Our aim is to show you the intimate side of the three main areas of the downtown. Ill let Chloe Know you enjoyed her tour. And consider asking guides if they are comfortable with new routes.
Fabulous!
JeanneAnder
, Aug 2019
Sebastian was a fantastic tour guide. He really knew his stuff! This was our second time in Amsterdam and he gave us information about the city that we hadn't heard before. Definitely a "thumbs up!"
Response from Host , Aug 2019
Thank you- Ill let our guide on that day know he did a good job.
Great guide! Yay Chloe!
jerrismith2019
, Aug 2019
Great experience! We learned a lot and laughed even more! Thanks Chloe! It was my first time in Amsterdam and this tour was a wonderful mix of history, learning about the Dutch psyche, and finding good places we want to go back to. Got us off to a good start on our very short time in Amsterdam!
Response from Host , Aug 2019
Ha just read a review how she made someone cry- and here you are in laughter. Well Chloe is a natural at showing off the city.
Great small walking tour.
ifunec
, Aug 2019
Very interesting tour that was personalized for the group. Chloe is extremely knowledgeable and fun. Many fun facts about Amsterdam as well as the US.
Response from Host , Aug 2019
MMM. sounds like you got a lot of topics in during your tour. Well we try and relate to our clients or meet some of their needs. I guess US was on the list of comparisons that day. Thanks for the review.
Insighful Tour
Marge C
, Jul 2019
We only had 3 nights in Amsterdam so a walking tour with a local like Sean was the way to go. Sean gave us a very good historical background on Amsterdam which helped us appreciate the city's development and contribution to the world. His overall knowledge and anecdotes made this tour insightful and enjoyable!
Response from Host , Aug 2019
Thank you very much. It is nice to write a response on my own behalf. I will try and stick with good anecdotes if my local friend keep sharing them with me. Its the exchange for living in such a great place. Hope you come back for another visit. Three nights is not enough time.
Walking Tour of the inner Amsterdam
sparkyontario
, Jul 2019
Chloe Bacon - provide us a very informative and well presented tour of a city that she now calls this her home. Original from the USA. This was a small group tour and this is the only way to do a tour. We highly recommend this tour by WOW tours.
Response from Host , Jul 2019
Thank You for your review and I will let Chloe she is providing quality experiences.
Great tour
sheldonp289
, Jul 2019
Our guide Natalie was great, actually an American grad student of art history. Full of all manner of interesting information. The walking pace was perfect with lots of stops for more details.
Response from Host , Jul 2019
Thank You so much for this review.
Excellent tour!
wig17446
, Jul 2019
Our great was amazing and she was very knowledgeable about all of Amsterdam. The pace and group size was perfect and she was able to give lots of detail of past and present of Amsterdam.Excellent tour!
Response from Host , Jul 2019
well Your guide sound like she was having fun and it was contagious. Glad you enjoyed yourself and thank you for the review.

Product code: 6412WALK

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