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Amsterdam City Center Private Historical Walking Tour
"Once you meet your private guide at a designated meeting point you will head off to explore some of the little-known secrets of this city: the quaint quiet corners; tranquil tree-lined plazas and private courtyards. Your guide will also share priceless tips helpful advice and cultural insights bringing an insider´s expertise to your visit to Amsterdam.On the tour you will see: the Dam Square Wester & Old Church & Hidden Churches
From EUR105.00
 
Amsterdam Private Bike Tour with a Local
"Meet your private guide near Amsterdam Centraal Station at a time convenient to you. Then hop onto your bike and head into the city to begin your cycling tour. Widely considered among Europe’s most cycle-friendly cities Amsterdam is a wonderful place to explore by bike!Pedal along seemingly endless cycle lanes through diverse districts such as Chinatown the Jewish District Jordaan and Nieuwmarkt and admire the striking architecture for which the city is famous.During your tour take in popular landmarks including the Houten Huys — the oldest house in Amsterdam — the Nationale Opera & Ballet and the 17th-century Trippenhuis
From EUR35.00
 
Private Amsterdam Highlights and Hidden Gems Walking Tour with a Local
"Enjoy Amsterdam to its fullest during your private highlights tour with a twist. Your local guide will amaze you with all the hidden gems of this city; they’re just around the corner of all the must-visits. But they are kept away from the touristy crowds with a reason.  Wander past all famous monuments while you get to know all historical facts and unique local insights about them. And of course we’ve also taken care of your appetite by including a Dam Square and the previously mentioned famous Flowermarket. But what’s best about this tour is those unique places they take you to. A beautiful hidden chapel  one of the best sandwich you’ll ever have and an gigantic statue near Rembrandts house that most people don’t know of. This is the plan:Meeting Point: BeurspleinStop 1:Walk around the famous Dam SquareStop 2:Visit a bea""Visit Amsterdam’s beautiful highlights during your private tour of the city while discovering hidden local spots along the way with your local guide! Get to know the history and stories of the city like a local.   title=Highlights&1=Private%2C+3-hour+walking+tour+of+Amsterdam&2=Learn+the+fascinating+history+behind+the+city%27s+famous+landmarks&3=Stroll+through+the+beautiful+Flower+Market&4=Visit+a+hidden+medieval+chapel+in+the+Begijnhof&5=Savor+a+favorite+local+sna
From EUR25.00

Largest Bicylcle Parking Area in The World

along Central Amsterdam and beside the large Ibis Hotel Amsterdam Center is the World's Largest Bicycle Parking area, located along the Stationplein Street and facing one of the Amsterdam Canal Piers...
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machomikemd
Sep 29, 2015

Beware of your belongings.

Always try to go attended to the most famous city of the Netherlands, ..no need to suggest to take nice walks along roadsides. Lovely view of the main capital , just not as bad as it seems . The...
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pien.
Sep 02, 2013

Marked walk through the polder, south of Amsterdam

This marked walk of the Dutch Touring Club ANWB takes you through a polder (Middelpolder), located south of Amsterdam and east of Amstelveen.The walk is about 10.5 km on paved road and passes mainly...
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Pijlmans
Apr 19, 2008

Watch out for the crazy bike riders.

A great wat to get in to amsterdam is by train! Park at the airport and jump on a train that takes you into the heart of Amsterdam. The grasshopper coffee shop was fun and the food was great on the...
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Veronicamac
May 18, 2007

Waterland Route

A bike route that shows different Netherlands landscapes and villages. Probably the most beautiful part is riding along the seashore north/south (depending on which direction you make the tour) with...
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gasca
Oct 19, 2005

Rent a bike - a must

The first thing I will always do after I get off the train at Centraal, is walk to frederic on Brouwersgracht and rent a bicycle. In Sept. '03 they were only 40 Euros/week.Especially during good...
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davequ
Dec 27, 2004

I took a one-day country bike...

I took a one-day country bike ride with Yellow Bike. If you love the outdoors, this is definetly money and time well spent. There were people from everywhere on this tour, and we had a great time for...
Ifsi
Aug 25, 2002

One of the coolest things...

One of the coolest things about Amsterdam is the fact that it is surrounded by farms and open country side. Looking at the below satellite picture you can see what I am talking about. If you are ever...
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timotei
Aug 25, 2002

I dont know if lots of people...

I dont know if lots of people miss out, but.. Rent a Bike! and cycle also out of town.. there are lovely routes just up north of the city (cross with the ferry).. Go nieuwendam, durgerdam,...
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Marjos
Aug 24, 2002

Backside of the palace on Dam...

Backside of the palace on Dam Square.This building, presently a palace, was built as the city hall around 1650. In that time it was a huge building standing out several floors above the wooden houses....
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bean
Aug 24, 2002

Dutch countryside

Take your bike and just outside the town the view changes.green green green and still green and rivers, cows, blue airons and rivelets.
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isolina_it
Aug 29, 2003
 
 
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Things to Do Near Amsterdam

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De Krijtberg

Officially dedicated to St Francis Xavier, De Krijtberg is another Catholic church in Amsterdam. The actual elegant Neogothic edifice was constructed in 1883 by the architect Alfred Tepe. The church's...
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Flower Market - Bloemenmarkt

New Year's is certainly not the season to visit a flower market, so Bloemenmarkt was not super exciting when I was there in late December 2014. There were definitely flowers being sold along with...
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Begijnhof - The Wooden House

First, when asking for directions, make sure you pronounce the name correctly (Bee-guy-n-hof) or else the locals will look at you quizzically and shrug. Next, once you get past the endless rows of...
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Allard Pierson Museum

Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeological museum of the Universiteit van Amsterdam. Is about old Egypt, Greece and more. Sometimes they have an exhibition. Opening hours Tuesday - Friday: 10.00 -...
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Bijbels Museum

Biblical Museum. Located on Herengracht in a group of stately mansions called the Cromhouthuizen. I was impressed by their collection of Bibles, and the model of the Temple Mount. "Archaeological...
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Kalverstraat

If you're into shopping, you might want to check out this street. There are plenty of shops here selling so many things for men and women. The only traffic here are tourists! Lots of them. In fact,...
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