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Amsterdam: The Story of History & Culture Walking Tour

Tours Culture & history Good for groups Walking tours

Great way to learn about Amsterdam! Easy walking tour with an overview of the city's history, many of the notable sites, along with a contemporary perspective on living in the capital.


  • Enjoy a stroll around the downtown as your host reveals the local side of life.
  • Relax in knowing our guides are there for your interests not an outside agenda.
  • Have fun in discovering the reasons Amsterdam is such an attractive city.
  • Our tours can be general or specific, we encourage participation.


Forge an overview of the cities vast history with your guide as you discover what lies beneath Amsterdams cultural iceberg. Lots of interesting sites and stories, along with recommendations; and a locals love of Amsterdam that is infectious! When the tour ends you will have a much better understanding of Amsterdam and go off to enjoy your trip given a new perspective. Don't hesitate to take this tour if you need a quick overview into why Amsterdam is such a great city. Start your tour with a sensible plan along with your guide, then your ready to take on the city. At times the tour wanders east of the old center, away from the main tourist beat. Our guides are knowledgeable but easygoing. Always happy to answer questions or offer tidbits about a particular place. Adding information that you wouldn’t even know to ask. On other trips you might expect a westerly stroll, along the oldest canals, exploring newly gentrified nooks. Predict impromptu comments about the modern issues facing the city today. Capture great photos of historic buildings, there will be plenty of great places to point out unique features. Taking photos is not a problem with small groups and easy routes. Encourage discovery and promote the cities heritage will be a common theme on each experience. Provided an excellent tour with general background information about Amsterdam and the history of the people through the ages. Presenting a broad picture and keeping the conversation entertaining, are the most frequented review comments. Broadly speaking if you love walking across and down the streets and canals in various neighbourhoods and discussing the historic and the now this tour is fantastic. And for a lucky few who miss their pets our little dog Tolkien comes along... which adds more fun!


English speaking guide One doggie companion (certain times) Tourist city tax (1,50 EUR per person)

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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