Amsterdam Old City Private Walking Tour
- Duration: 2 hours
per group up to 10
per group up to 10
Discover historical Amsterdam on a private walking tour to explore the sights. After your pickup, let your friendly guide describe more than 800 years of Amsterdam’s history and culture to you — from its humble beginnings on the River Amstel to the glorious Golden Age. Stroll around the world famous 17th-century Canal Belt, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010, and formed by draining swampland to create a canal network of concentric arcs. Walk the banks of the canals, pausing at places of interest, such as outside the Anne Frank House and other Amsterdam highlights.
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...
Discover Amsterdam on this half-day walking tour with a private guide. Meet your private tour guide at your hotel or at the Amsterdam Central Station. Start off with the Red Light District, explore the atmospheric streets and learn about the coffee shop culture, prostitution, political issues, and history. Walk through the narrowest street of Amsterdam, see the first coffee shop in the world and the first condom shop in the world! Next, head to the famous Jordaan district, a former working class area with a rich history. It is now home to sights like the Anne Frank House and West Church. Learn about Anne Frank and wander through the Jordaan district with your tour private tour guide. Continue to the area of the Rembrandplein and Leidseplein. Experience the lively area and here you can take a relaxing break and purchase some drinks and food. After the break we walk through the largest ...
Get an authentic experience of Amsterdam on a personalized tour of the city center with a local guide. Marvel at the city's history, culture, and fantastic food scene as you're led down its liveliest streets and those off the well-trodden tourist trail. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Meet your local guide in the heart of Amsterdam at the National Monument, and see iconic landmarks like the 400-year-old Westerkerk and Dam Square. Pass by the iconic venues that put Amsterdam on the map, like the Anne Frank House, and experience the city's food culture at the Old Amsterdam Cheese Store, as well as the quaint cafes and restaurants lining the ultra-trendy Jordaan district. Explore De 9 Straatjes, Jordaan’s adjacent micro-neighborhood that connects ...
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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 personal tour guide-Olga, is a lovely lady who is knowledgeable and passion in historical art. She explained the details of each of the interesting building and suggested selective museums to visit based on your interests. It was really a fruitful trips to Zaanse Schans, Nemo Museum, and walking around the city. If you are travelling solo, and tired of typical tourist spots, it's a good idea to get a local friend.
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.
Olga made the perfect itinerary for me my husband and the kids. She was so friendly, smiling all the time and the 8 hours walking tour pass by so fast and we don’t even feel tired at all. She brought us for lunch at De Plantage and it was just as perfect as the itinerary. Tahnk you Olga for making us a wonderful day in amsterdam.
I think the best decision to go this. Ai mu local guide was charming , enthusiatic and helped me to have the best orientation tour on the first day and first time solo trip to AMS. Absolutely recommend