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Private Time Travel: Exclusive History of Amsterdam City Center Walking Tour

Tailored Heritage Experience: Delving into Amsterdam's Past on a Private Guided Tour

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Duration: 2.5hs 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. Discover the streets and sights of Amsterdam on this 2.5 hour Private guided walking tour. 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


Private Tour

“Private Tour” means tour guide exclusively for you.

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

Latest Reviews
Latest Reviews
  • Kevin B Kevin B

    Very nice and informative. i learned a great deal and i found it very pleasant. thank you.

  • Kevin Bernard Kevin Bernard

    Very nice and informative. i learned a great deal and i found it very pleasant. thank you.

  • Damon Schmitt Damon Schmitt

    We had a Fantastic tour. Our guide, Eve, was knowledgable and personable and pitched the tour well to our interests. We had a fabulous day!

  • Joe Mercurio Joe Mercurio

    Tour was very informative and accommodating, our guide Henk, was concerned in showing us places we had an interest in and wanted to see. Great overall knowledge and a wonderful personality. Would highly recommend!!!

  • Joseph Lang Joseph Lang

    I have been on many tours and thought that this was one of the best. Salena was very knowledgable, personal and interesting. Had a really great time.

  • Alissa Olsen Alissa Olsen

    Our private Amsterdam walking tour was a wonderful experience! The guide was knowledgeable, warm, and fun! Her 'show and tell' as we walked the streets revealed interesting landmarks and stories that enhanced our overall experience in the city.

  • Anton Woods Anton Woods

    I took one of their tours in Amsterdam some days ago and found it amazing! A perfect plan to get to know the city in a deeper way. I strongly recommend it!

  • Jerry Parks Jerry Parks

    I walked through Amsterdam for a couple of days and then realized a guide would be helpful. So glad I got linked up with Babylon, my guide was great and also made some suggestions for cafes and restaurants which were awesome. Highly recommended