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Enjoy an atypical introduction to Amsterdam with the help of a savvy local on this private, 3-hour tour. After meeting up with your guide in Beursplein, set off on a leisurely stroll through the city’s most interesting quarters. Along the way, learn the history behind these iconic spots and hear tales of famous former residents and curiosities like the Red Light District.

Visit a hidden chapel in medieval Begijnhof, admire the colorful stalls of the famous Flower Market, walk across the Waterlooplein and pop into one of the city’s oldest family restaurants for a taste of kroketje (croquettes) or bitterballen (meatballs). Hear some little-known artistic history that surrounds a statute near Rembrandt’s house, and learn about Amsterdam’s diverse cultural heritage on a walk through the old Jewish district.

Feel free to ask all the questions you like on this private tour, and enjoy the personalized attention of your guide. Learn interesting trivia and quirky history that can't be found in any guidebook, and discover the places that locals like to eat, play and relax. The 3-hour tour concludes in one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods boasting boutique-lined streets — a great place to continue exploring on your own.
Locations visited
Dam Square
Waterlooplein Market
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)
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Overview
See Amsterdam in a unique light on this private, 3-hour tour of the port city’s most notable landmarks, plus tucked-away treasures that most visitors miss. Join up with a local guide to learn the fascinating history behind highlights like the Flower Market, Red Light District and Rembrandt’s house, and discover hidden gems that lie off the beaten tourist track for an eye-opening exploration.
Highlights
  • Private, 3-hour walking tour of Amsterdam
  • Learn the fascinating history behind the city's famous landmarks
  • Stroll through the beautiful Flower Market
  • Visit a hidden medieval chapel in the Begijnhof
  • Savor a favorite local snack from a historic family restaurant
  • Hear the stories behind Rembrandt's house and the Red Light District
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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Great Insight into Local Life

Our tour with Donnie was amazing! All 4 of us had been to Amsterdam before so after we told him what we had already seen, he tailored the tour for our needs. He took us to Amsterdam Noord which is a growing and eclectic area...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Discover Amsterdam with Estella

We had the pleasure to discover Amsterdam with Estella. She explained us many interesting things about this city and the Dutch culture. We enjoyed it.

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Rainy Day Tour in Amsterdam

We met Peter for our tour on a cloudy afternoon in Amsterdam. He is an interesting speaker, well educated in Dutch history and passionate about his country. Peter paid attention to our interestsb & answered our random questions with patience & humor. The rain showers...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great walking tour!

Erika met us promptly and off we went on a walking tour of Jordaan. Erika was very knowledgeable and passionate about this beautiful city and especially the local area of Jordaan. Also, if you want the best apple pie, ask her to take you to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Would Book Again!!

Hanging out with Chris was like being with an old friend. We saw so much and learned a great deal. He was very accommodating to our every wish and desire. My only problem was that we ran out of time and I ran out of...More

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