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History of Amsterdam - City Center Guided Walking Tour

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Duration: 2.5hs Semi-Private Tour

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Start your visit to Amsterdam by diving into its rich history and learn how a small 12th century fishing village with a dam became one of the most cosmopolitan of capital cities in the world. This 2.5 hour semi-private walking tour will join up to 8 travelers together to discover the streets and sights of Amsterdam. It’s perfect for a first-time visitor to get oriented and introduced properly.


Our guides will crisscross its iconic canals and bridges while ducking into its quiet courtyards, offering postcard images for you and an intimate group of travelers. Discover its leaning houses and other landmarks while learning how to navigate the snaking streets of the city center and the banks of the Amstel River. Our local guides will eagerly share their insider knowledge so that you can maximize your time in Amsterdam.

Highlights Generally Include:

The Dam Square

Wester & Old Church & Hidden Churches

Leaning Houses

The Thinnest house

The Oldest Canals

The Sea Dike and China Town

The New Market Square (Nieuwmarkt)

The Medieval City Gate



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Semi-Private Tour

“Semi-Private” means group size is never more than 8 guests maximum.

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Latest Reviews
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  • Wendy H Wendy H

    The guides were very experienced and helpful. They went out of their way ensuring that we had a good time. Amsterdam's wind chill was quite cold during our time there, yet the experience was worth it. The tour was very punctual, which was very professional as well.