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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
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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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Dam Square Tips (14)

Dam square area

While walking from Centraal Station to Dam Square (Damrak) you will find loads of shops, selling the usual touristy things: t-shirts, fridge magnets, umbrellas, postcards, badly conditioned Droste...
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Dec 12, 2003

Dam Square Area

Traditional shopping hours are Tuesday to Friday 0900 or 1000 –1800 and Saturday 0900–1700. However, some shops now stay open later, particularly on Thursday. Generally, the shops are closed all day...
Oct 04, 2003

De Bierkoning

De Bierkoning is a shop that concentrates on one thing: BEER!There are at least 950 different beer brands on stock and 300 beer-glasses of all kind.Business hours:Mo: 1PM - 7PMTu-Fr: 11AM - 7PMSa:...
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Apr 08, 2007

all the shops near to the station

Probably nothing new, but for germans it´s really worth to combine a trip to Amsterdam with some hours of shopping, as well on sunday. The special offers are a lot cheaper than in Germany. For example...
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Dec 17, 2002

Yes, it was one of THOSE stores....

I'm not labling this as a Sex Shop because in spite of the fact that it sells.....shall we call them "toys", it also sells cards, knick knacks, hats 'n boas, etc. We acted like kids and dressed up and...
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Apr 12, 2007

Dam Square to Centraal Station

The main street of Damrak leads from Dam Square to Centraal Station. It'll take ten minutes to walk at a slow pace and along the way you will have an option on several things. The boats luring people...
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Sep 09, 2009

't Japanse Winkeltje

't Japanse Winkeltje is a nice shop with many Japanese items, like kimono's, rice paper etc on sale.The building also house the Japanese Cultural Center.There are several workshops and language...
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Apr 04, 2011

Open Shop

Open Shop is located in the heart of Amsterdam "Centrum", near the Dam. It sells clothing made by Dutch designers Each day a designer is in the shop to help you with your purchases. Prices are very...
Jan 27, 2011

Dam Square Souvenir

The shop sells various type of souvenirs. I can't remember all, but for sure you can get fridge magnet, small ceramic bell, miniature windmills, clogs (wooden and ceramic), t-shirts, wooden tulips and...
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Dec 25, 2011

Hogendoorn & Kaufman

Hogendoorn & Kaufman is a shop with crockery, glass, crystal and china fo sale.Top brands like Fabergé, Meissen and Lomonosov and Delft & Makkum Pottery are available.Both classic and modern...
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Apr 07, 2012

Erica Kruiderij

The Erica Kruiderij is a shop with Herbs & Vitamins and more health & nature products.Also Superfoods are available and many product to lose weight.Business hours:Mo-Fr: 8AM - 9PMSa-Su: 8AM -...
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Dec 22, 2015

The shops in Amsterdam are very unique...

....but also very expensive!!Just when you get out of the central station and you across the street to get the center, if you take the parallel street to the right way, untill reach the dome square...
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Dec 05, 2002
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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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