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That Dam Guide

Prins Hendrikkade, 1012 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Best introduction to Amsterdam

Two couples in our early 60’s joined this easy paced, very informative, fun and relaxed tour with... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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So Dam GREAT!

We are a family of 2 grandparents over 70, adult daughter 47 and 18 year old grandson. We flew into... read more

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Small group size tours. City, Red Light District, Tulips, Windmill, Cheese & Countryside Day Tours in English. Small groups of 10 people max make for the best experience of Amsterdam. We love this city and can't get enough of it and it's inspiring history, quirky facts, hidden places & feisty inhabitants. Come along on a tour and give us the chance to make Amsterdam as special for you too!
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Prins Hendrikkade, 1012 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed yesterday

Two couples in our early 60’s joined this easy paced, very informative, fun and relaxed tour with Mark. Very knowledgeable on a wide range of topics, from historical facts to current affairs. Stopped off for coffee and were given useful maps on which Mark happily...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are a family of 2 grandparents over 70, adult daughter 47 and 18 year old grandson. We flew into Amsterdam for a first time 2 day whirlwind visit...and That Dam Guide made it possible to see it all and fall in love with Amsterdam....More

2  Thank Marsha M
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Mark L, Owner at That Dam Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Marsha and family, it really was a pleasure showing you all around. That was certainly my most memorable farm visit ever. I hope you all have a fantastic time on the next part of your holiday, I'm jealous. See you again in tulip season...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took a guided tour of the Red Light District with our guide, Mark. Mark was familiar with the area and could give us a clear explanation of the trade and how it works. He showed us the different streets and pointed out the activities...More

1  Thank Alison L
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Mark L, Owner at That Dam Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Alison, it was a pleasure. Thanks for coming along and giving me the opportunity to show a different take on the red light district.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rob was a great guide, very informative and added his own personal stories . It’s a lovely way to see the city centre .

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family of seven took a private walking tour of Amsterdam with Lee and we had such a great time! The three hours flew by and we felt like we got a great introduction to this city's sites, history and culture. Lee is incredibly knowledgeable...More

1  Thank Stephanie A
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On the 1st day of our 4-day visit, we engaged Rob of That Dam Guide for a 3.5 hour English-language walking tour of central Amsterdam. Happily, the day was sunny and warm and the pace was quite manageable. Rob has an encyclopedic knowledge of Amsterdam's...More

1  Thank Joe E
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Mark L, Owner at That Dam Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the positive feedback here! I'm a big believer in the city of Amsterdam so I just really enjoy sharing it with other people! Hope you guys enjoyed your time here! Come back soon! Safe travels! Rob

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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a delightful introduction to this beautiful, captivating city. I say this because it is clear that Mark loves his home city and wants to share high expansive knowledge about its history, culture, and people. The 3 hours went by in a flash (good sign!)...More

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Mark L, Owner at That Dam Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, thanks for your review here, I really appreciate it a lot, I'm thrilled to hear you e joyed your tour so much.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It drizzled rain today in Amsterdam, so what could have been a miserable experience definitely wasn’t. I like to do a walking tour in the cities I visit; this one is now one of my favourites. Mark uses the right combination of humour, history and...More

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Mark L, Owner at That Dam Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Veronica, rain never stops play here, I'm pleased it turned into a very pleasant evening so you got to experience Amsterdam in colour, not only grayscale. Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review here.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I did the Amsterdam City Tour with my teenage son mainly due to the positive reviews I had seen on Trip Advisor. The tour did not disappoint in any way. Instructions on meeting up were very clear and we even got an email reminder the...More

Thank Helen R
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Mark L, Owner at That Dam Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Helen, it was a fun day despite the drizzle, I love the 10 people max format for all the reasons you say. Also it is much more rewarding as a guide to be able to give a tour on a personal level with people...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my walking tour with Mark. He was very friendly, knowledgeable, and thoughtful. I appreciate that he runs an honest business and does not take kickbacks from businesses, and that he keeps the groups limited to 10 people. Would highly recommend!

Thank Andrew L
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Mark L, Owner at That Dam Guide, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Andrew, many thanks for your recommendation here and thanks for choosing a tour with me, it's rewarding to hear that you enjoyed it.

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Nearby
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
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historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
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KerijRifle
23 June 2018|
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Response from Quentin W | Reviewed this property |
The easiest way is to email Rob. If the scheduled group tours don’t fit your schedule they are really good about providing private tours , which of course is more expensive.
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Robbyn R
12 June 2018|
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Response from Patti S | Reviewed this property |
It’s pretty non stop. She did stop at a coffeeshop for 30 minutes, but other than that there’s really no where to rest on this tour.
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7 June 2018|
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Response from Mike J | Reviewed this property |
A group of 6 is enough to run a private tour with That Dam Guide. Either Daniel or his assistant are awesome, you will not be disappointed. They can also recommend tours outside the city. You might consider the flower... More
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