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  • Amsterdam: Walking Food Tour

    1. Amsterdam: Walking Food Tour

    Eat your way through Amsterdam on this guided tour while you stroll through the city's most beautiful streets. Taste local delicacies and discover places like the Royal Palace and the Begijnhof. Pass by the Amsterdam Flower Market, the only floating market in the world. Continue to snack and stroll through the hip district known as "The Pijp" and wander through its most famous flea market. Finally, end the tour by sipping a local beer on a beautiful local terrace.

  • Amsterdam: Private City Walking Tour

    2. Amsterdam: Private City Walking Tour

    Enjoy a private walking tour and see all the main sights of the historic center, including the enchanting bridges, barges, houseboats and mercantile houses of the Canal Belt. Get well-acquainted with Amsterdam’s cobblestoned streets, walking over the many beautiful bridges overlooking the iconic canals on the Canal Belt. Be guided along the waterways, seeing the recognizable tall and slim buildings, numerous houseboats, and, of course, some of the most famous sights in the city. Learn how the city evolved from a muddy town on the Amstel River in the 12th century to the modern day metropolis. Get a local’s perspective and discover some little-known secrets of the city, including tree-lined squares and private courtyards. Get priceless tips on how to make the most of your time in Amsterdam.

  • Amsterdam: Guided Redlight District and City Walking Tour

    3. Amsterdam: Guided Redlight District and City Walking Tour

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of Amsterdam with your professional German tour guide, and learn all about the history and culture of the charming canal city, including the exciting Red Light District. On this informative 2-hour walking tour through the beautiful little streets - numerous tips for your additional stay are included. This city tour combines two must-do tours: the Red Light District tour and the city center tour through Amsterdam's beautiful canal belt. Both are an absolute must in Amsterdam. Visit many highlights of Amsterdam's city center on this two-in-one tour, stroll past picturesque canal houses and learn why Amsterdam is considered one of the most free-spirited places in the world and what life is like today in this cosmopolitan, tolerant and multicultural city. Find out where to find the most culinary delights and which districts you should explore on your own by b...

  • Amsterdam Old City Private Walking Tour

    4. Amsterdam Old City Private Walking Tour

    Enjoy a private walking tour of Amsterdam with your own personal guide, and stroll through the medieval center to see parts of the old city wall. Continue along the famous canals to explore Chinatown, the former Jewish District, and the infamous Red Light District. Learn how Amsterdam was built on a reclaimed swamp, when the land was buried in mud and the harbor was almost inaccessible. Connection with the North Sea was not realised until the 19th century, but Amsterdam had already became one of the most important cities in the world. As you stroll, you will learn about its position as a major science and cultural center, and discover how in 1650 its population of 220,000 inhabitants made it the 3rd largest city in Europe. Your guide will explain key aspects of Amsterdam’s story, passing sights such as the 17th-century Oostindisch Huis, the Amsterdam headquarters of the East India Com...

  • Amsterdam: Walking Tour with Cheese Tasting

    5. Amsterdam: Walking Tour with Cheese Tasting

    For the cheese lovers, this 2.5-hour tour is the perfect way to enjoy Amsterdam. Hear the stories not commonly included in the guidebooks and go beneath the surface of the city with the help of an English or Spanish-speaking guide.  Highlights of this tour include: the first Stock Exchange in the World, a walk through Dam Square with its National Monument and Royal Palace, the Red Light District, the Chinese neighborhood and Jewish Quarter, Flower Market, Jordaan Street, and a walk past the Anne Frank House.   After the tour, you will visit Reypenaer, one of the most prestigious cheese shops in the city, where you will taste 6 different kinds of Gouda cheese with a glass of wine. Learn the difference between these types of cheeses as well as their history.  From the wild history of prostitution and drug decriminalization to the tragedy of Anne Frank’s story and Nazi occupation, the ai...

    I took the city walking tour and I was amazed: I already knew Amsterdam is a very interesting city, but I was surprised it has such a rich history. Our guide Miguel was great, he explained many stories and funny things about Amsterdam and the Netherlands. We learned to know the city from different points of view and we got nice indications about good restaurants and bars. After the tour we had a cheese tasting, they explained us their cheese is made with traditional methods. We tried delicious cheeses (even a 3 years old one) and wines. Highly recommendable!

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What people are saying about Spui Square

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 58 reviews

I took the city walking tour and I was amazed: I already knew Amsterdam is a very interesting city, but I was surprised it has such a rich history. Our guide Miguel was great, he explained many stories and funny things about Amsterdam and the Netherlands. We learned to know the city from different points of view and we got nice indications about good restaurants and bars. After the tour we had a cheese tasting, they explained us their cheese is made with traditional methods. We tried delicious cheeses (even a 3 years old one) and wines. Highly recommendable!

We really liked the city guide, he earned 5 stars. What we didn't like was that when we booked the tour our hotel was chosen as the meeting point. Two days before our departure we were informed by email that the meeting point with the city guide has changed and should now be at the main train station. However, the city guide was not informed of this change, so that we could only wait for a long time to start the tour after a long phone call.

The guide presented Amsterdam in detail and with very good specialist and background knowledge. It went into the wishes and ideas of our travel group in detail and took into account the different mobile capabilities of the individual group members. Despite the many tourists in the individual quarters, he knew how to inform our group about niche areas.

We enjoyed the tour very much. Mona, our guide was very good and gave us very good information about Amsterdam. Thank you Mona for the nice tour with you!