Amsterdam Private Group Walking Tour

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Amsterdam Private Group Walking Tour

Highlights:

Learn about the history of Amsterdam

See Rembrandt’s house and explore Rembrandt Square

Walk along the flower market

Take a peek at the city’s infamous red light district

See the pretty houses of Begijn court

Hear the stories of Dam Square, with the Royal Palace, new Church and National Monument

See the Jewish quarter and China Town

Learn about coffeshops and more ''liberal'' attractions

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  • Amsterdam Private Walking Tour

    Duration: 3.5 hours Private tour

    Starts at Meeting Point ( More details, Show on map)

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Dutch, English, Frisian, German

Overview:

Explore the oldest parts of Amsterdam on a privately guided walking tour. You’ll follow historical paths and see the important monuments of a city that was once considered the center of the world. You’ll also learn what makes it a world-class city today.

Description:

On this 3-hour tour you’ll visit the oldest parts of Amsterdam and wander along the small streets and canals that make this city unique. Amsterdam is very popular with tourists and the crowds are quite large at times, but this private, small-group tour will ensure that your experience is a personal one! No other people will join the booked tour. 

You’ll meet your guide and begin the tour at Dam Square, the central point in Amsterdam. From here you’ll walk along some of the most beautiful canals and quaint streets of the old city. Your guide will tell you about the areas you visit and answer any of your questions about the city.

Along the walk you’ll hear stories about Amsterdam’s expansion during the 17th century, when the city was becoming increasingly famous in the arts, sciences, and architecture. You’ll also learn about the merchants who made this a cornerstone of the world. Your guide will also tell you about how the city has become a leader in free thought and social thinking.

What's Included:

• Half-day program, walking at your own pace
• Friendly tour guide
• Walk with just your own group or family
• Personal attention
• All local taxes

What's Not Included:

• Food and drinks

Good to Know:

• Total walking distance is approximately 5 miles (8 kilometers) and will take 3 hours of walking, with several stops
• Your experienced guide will be either Gerk Kazemier or Peter Hooghiemstra

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  • Rating: 5 “Fantastic!”

    Reviewed by Laura – Aachen, Germany on May 25, 2015 Would highly recommend to anyone interested in learning about Amsterdam! We will definitely use Gerk again for one of his many other tours.


  • Rating: 5 “Wonderful Walking Tour!”

    Reviewed by Robyn – Abilene, United States on May 17, 2015 My husband and I loved this half-day walking tour. We learned so much about Amsterdam and the history on this walk with Gerk. He is very friendly and we even stopped to get a cup of coffee along the way. We had some wonderful conversations with him and he provided lot of interesting points about how Amsterdam and the US are connected. I would definitely do any of Gerk's tours again!


  • Rating: 5 “Interesting walk in old Amsterdam”

    Reviewed by Carmen – Tokyo, Japan on April 28, 2015 We had a lot of fun walking along the canals and narrow streets of old Amsterdam with Peter, who entertained us with interesting facts and stories about the history, people and architecture of the city. Peter was adept at tailoring the tour to our interests, walking speed, need for coffee break, etc. We greatly enjoyed the tour and learned a lot from it.


  • Rating: 5 “Excellent Walking Tour”

    Reviewed by Andrew – Lake Oswego, United States on April 20, 2015 Well worth the time and $$.


  • Rating: 5 “Had a great 4-hour tour with Peter!”

    Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer – London, United Kingdom on April 14, 2015 Peter was a wonderful guide one our first trip to Amsterdam. He was patient with our 6 person group (including 3 children) and was happy to tailor the tour to our requests (adding a canal tour).


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  • “Fantastic!”

    “Would highly recommend to anyone interested in learning about Amsterdam! We will definitely use Gerk again for one of his many other tours.”

    LaurafromAachen, Germany

  • “Gerk was great.”

    “The guide and the sights chosen were great.”

    RogerfromCarmel, United States

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