Explore the historic center of Amsterdam on a 2.5-hour walking tour of the canals of the Canal Belt. Stroll past the slim merchant houses of the “Golden Age,” and see pretty bridges and barge houses. Taste some typical Dutch delights along the way.
What to Expect
Explore more than 800 years of history on a 2.5-hour walking tour of Amsterdam’s historic center, one of the largest in Europe. Learn about the cultural capital of the Netherlands's rich heritage and traditions, stopping to taste typical Dutch delights along the way.
Your guide will explain how Amsterdam developed from a tiny settlement on the banks of the River Amstel to the multi-faceted and fascinating city of today. Learn what influenced the Golden Age of the 16th century, and admire the narrow merchant houses of the Canal Belt.
Visit some of the city's most famous neighborhoods, including the working class Jordaan area. Marvel at the monuments of Dam Square, home to the Royal Palace and National Monument. See the pretty 16th-century homes of the Begijnhof, and walk the streets of the Red Light District, where the world’s oldest profession is on very public display.
- Tasting of 3 typical Dutch delights