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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

Muiderslot - Naarden Tips (9)

Muiden Castle

A few km from A`dam is Muiden. Nice typical village with the river and boats all along. On its edge you find this castle now, after many years, open to the public.April up to and including...
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isolina_it
Apr 04, 2011

Fortified towns, just outside Amsterdam.

Just a few miles to the east of Amsterdam, you’ll find a beautiful countryside stuffed with small fortified towns, castles and fortifications of all sorts and ages. A perfect destination for a relaxed...
edgardamsterdam
Jan 13, 2009

Fortified towns, just outside Amsterdam.

Just a few miles to the east of Amsterdam, you’ll find a beautiful countryside stuffed with small fortified towns, castles and fortifications of all sorts and ages. A perfect destination for a relaxed...
edgardamsterdam
Jan 13, 2009

Fortified towns, just outside Amsterdam.

Just a few miles to the east of Amsterdam, you’ll find a beautiful countryside stuffed with small fortified towns, castles and fortifications of all sorts and ages. A perfect destination for a relaxed...
edgardamsterdam
Jan 13, 2009

Medieval castle

Just outside Amsterdam, in the small fortified town of Muiden you’ll find a medieval castle called Muiderslot. As this was the defence line for Amsterdam and the heart of Holland, many ancient forts...
edward51
Aug 07, 2008

Muiden

To the east of Amsterdam is located a small friendly town of Muiden which has a magnificently-restored castle of counts of Holland. If you are interested in history, you will be delighted by your...
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el_ruso
Aug 29, 2007

Muiderslot

This is probably the most famous castle in Holland : the Muiderslot. It is not so far from Amsterdam, and this would make a perfect day out when you are visiting Amsterdam. You can find more...
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sim1
Jan 31, 2005

Naarden Vesting Museum

A wonderful town to visit from Amsterdam is Naarden which is the only remaining complete fortified town in the Netherlands.Seen from the air this small town is snowflaked shaped and is surrounded by...
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UkBagLady
Dec 12, 2004

Muiderslot from across the water

I have been out of luck with visiting the Muiderslot so far, it has been closed everytime I got there. But I have seen it several times from the outside. It looks really pretty from across the water,...
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sim1
Feb 04, 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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