The Jordaan
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  • Amsterdam: Private Walking Tour from Westerpark to Jordaan

    1. Amsterdam: Private Walking Tour from Westerpark to Jordaan

    Join a friendly local guide to get an authentic experience of Amsterdam on a personalized tour of relaxed Westerpark and ultra-cool Jordaan, two very different neighborhoods that help to paint a full picture of the city. Between these areas, marvel at the city's history, culture, and fantastic food scene as you’re led down buzzing streets loved by locals and tourists alike. 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. Explore Westerpark, a neighborhood centered around its eponymous park just beyond Amsterdam's famous canal belt. Take a tranquil stroll through the sprawling lawns (one of the largest green spaces in the city) to Zuiveringshal West — a gargantuan cultural venue that’s the size of a small village housed inside a former gasworks, lined with all s...

    Riccardo was absolutely superb. He was born and raised in Amsterdam and attended university in England. His knowledge of the city and the area we toured is astounding. We all enjoyed visiting the Jordaan a delightful and charming slice of Amsterdam away from the maddening crowds. His answered all of our questions about all aspects of the city. This was one tour where I felt slightly guilty as I left feeling I received more than I paid for by the end of the tour. Reserve now.... you will not regret!

  • Amsterdam: Private Bike Tour with a Local

    2. Amsterdam: Private Bike Tour with a Local

    The best way to explore Amsterdam is like the locals do, on a bike. You will meet your guide in the bike shop and be given a city bike that is comfortable for you. During the tour you will stop at a number of interesting places where your personal guide will tell you about the history and architecture of the city. Discover some of the most important sites and learn all about the rich history of Amsterdam. Cycle along the famous canals and Dam Square. Cycle through the various different neighborhoods of Amsterdam, such as the Jordaan, where you will pass the Rijksmuseum, home to a rich collection of Dutch art and history. Discover other gems such as the Museumplein, Stedelijk Museum, and Concertgebouw.

  • Amsterdam: Jordaan Area Private Walking Tour

    3. Amsterdam: Jordaan Area Private Walking Tour

    Join this 2-hour private walking tour and learn all you need to know about the Jordaan district. This unique experience gives you the chance to see the area through the eyes of a local. The Jordaan district is known as one of the hotspots of Amsterdam. Explore many of its beautiful and historical sights along with your knowledgeable guide. Learn about the history of Jordaan and how it was built for workers and immigrants in the 17th century. Walk past many beautiful sights in the area including, Noordermarkt, Westertoren, Anne Frank House, and Westerstraat. Your private guide will tell you many stories and anecdotes about the rich history and culture of this beautiful district, including the most famous places, but also about the hidden spots only known by the locals.

  • Private Amsterdam Bike Tour with a Local

    4. Private Amsterdam Bike Tour with a Local

    Meet your guide at the pre-arranged time. Then, hop on your bike and cycle past Amsterdam's highlights to experience the vibrant city like a local. Enjoy endless bike lanes to some of the city's most beautiful sights and discover Amsterdam at its best. Along with historic monuments, your guide will take you to up-and-coming spots. Go to the Jordaan area and stop for a browse in some of the nearby markets. The route includes a few special surprises to give you a real feel for the city.  Itinerary: • Meet your host at star bikes rental near the Central Station • Pass by the West-Indisch Huis • Hidden Courtyard - discover one of the still-secret courtyards in town • Homomonument - pass by this understated monument giving respect to the gay community • Green retreat - cycle through the loved Vondelpark and see the ‘Picasso’s Fish statue’ • Coffee break - take a coffee and mingle with the l...

  • Private Jordaan and Historic Amsterdam Walking Tour

    5. Private Jordaan and Historic Amsterdam Walking Tour

    Join this 2-hour walking tour and experience the Jordaan district as you learn about the history of Amsterdam. This is a unique experience which gives you the chance to see the area through the eyes of a local. Walk along the courtyards on the Palmgracht, the Lauriergracht, and right up to the end of the world - which is where the Brouwersgracht changes into the Lijnbaansgracht. You will walk past the many hidden courtyards and other special places in the Jordaan. See all the historic sights Amsterdam has to offer including places only locals know about. Get to know more about Amsterdam than just about the Red Light District and the coffee shops. Learn about how in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries the city played a major role in international banking, trade, arts, and architecture. You will see the historic sights and get a feel for the culture of the city.

  • Amsterdam: Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Walking Tour

    6. Amsterdam: Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Walking Tour

    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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What people are saying about The Jordaan

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A delightful experience in an enchanting district.

Riccardo was absolutely superb. He was born and raised in Amsterdam and attended university in England. His knowledge of the city and the area we toured is astounding. We all enjoyed visiting the Jordaan a delightful and charming slice of Amsterdam away from the maddening crowds. His answered all of our questions about all aspects of the city. This was one tour where I felt slightly guilty as I left feeling I received more than I paid for by the end of the tour. Reserve now.... you will not regret!

worth it and time is well spent!

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.

Super tour with Sebastian!

The privately booked tour (there were four of us) with Sebastian was very nice. Without being boring (even for our young adults) Sebastian guided us by bike with an interesting and informative tour of the lively Amsterdam. We non-cyclists have always felt safe, which is not to be taken for granted with this high level of cycling. Definitely again !!!

Olga was amazing! Totally love her

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.

We really enjoyed the tour with our guide Carolina. We saw a lot of the city and got interesting information. Carolina was a great guide and we will remember the bike tour well.