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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
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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
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Red Light District Tips (9)


I am not sure what I am supposed to comment! This is a topic with room for debate. I will therefore look at it from a tourist perspective. Generally as a tourist, we look for something different to...
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Dec 25, 2014

Moulin Rogue

Take a walk to the infamous Red Light District in Amsterdam anytime of the day and you'll be surprised how well their sex industry is thriving there! Watch pretty/unpretty, tall/short, plump/slim and...
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Sep 17, 2004

Old taxcollectors office

On our way to the redlight district we pass the old taxcollectors office, a beautifull building, it is built in 1638 by Jacobus van Campen. The merchants who docked their boats here had to pay taxes...
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Mar 17, 2004

Smallest Alley in Amsterdam?

This is one person wide so one person at a time please.Sorry, don't remember the name of the straat (if it has one) but I believe it is between Zijds Voorburgwal and Warmoesstraat in the Red Light...
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Jul 28, 2003


RED LIGHT DISTRICT: Prostitution is regulated here & licensed brothels surrounding the Oude Kirk with street houses displaying their wares behind plate-glass windows. You can drive past the 17th...
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Sep 12, 2002

Take a peek at the city's...

Take a peek at the city's infamous Red Light District. Amsterdam is definitely THE undisputed SEX capital of Europe (like what Bangkok is in Asia). Did you know that the hoertjes (hookers) here are...
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Sep 12, 2002

The Red Light District. ...

The Red Light District. Whatever you do don’t take pictures of the “working women” behind the glass. I had read about this before but I sister hadn’t so she did! The women in orange grabbed for the...
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Sep 08, 2002


THE RED LIGHT DISTRICT ..I searched all around for those red lights everyone was talking about.They are in the upper left corner of the picture..see??...some pretty girl with a cute tatoo sitting in a...
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Aug 24, 2002

The red light district in...

The red light district in Amsterdam, is world's famous and it has been around for quite a long time.
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Aug 24, 2002
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"God made the Dutch, but the Dutch made Holland"
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"Amsterdam - I love it!"
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"Amsterdam, where the Dutch money is spend"
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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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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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