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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
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No visit complete without a canal tour

This might be the only city in the world that is better seen from the water. Because of this fact no visit is complete without a canal tour. This is the only tourist attraction that is popular with...
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Apr 04, 2011

Canal boat tours

It is a little bit tourist, but yet it is a good way to see a part of Amsterdam. They’re several tours: one-hour cruise, architecture cruise, night cruise, jazz cruise, red light district cruise. I...
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Jan 04, 2005

Cruise boats.

It happened that the Bleu Boats cruises were at moorings in front of my hotel near the Leidseplein.From a cruise years ago I remember that as these boats are low on water, so that they can pass under...
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Mar 24, 2015

Canal Cruising!

A pleasant hour on a canal boat and only a few Euros. They run very frequently, so no need to book – I was told before I went to Amsterdam that this was a ‘must do’ – so I duly did as I was told. It...
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Jun 04, 2005

The Canal Bus

The canal boat tours are many people's idea of hell - but I love them! We bought a ticket for the Canal bus, which we were able to use for a day and a half for around 15 euros. We could stay on as...
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Aug 12, 2004

Take a canal boat tour

This is a lovely way to see the city and give your feet a bit of a rest! There are lots of places to board the boat tours and we took ours from the Rijksmuseum. It was 13E each and well worth it. The...
Nov 20, 2005

Canal Boat Tours

Did you know that Amsterdam has 165 canals, 1281 bridges, 70 canal cruise boats, 8 wooden drawbridges, 2500 houseboats and 120 water bikes? A canal cruise is a must to explore and discover Amsterdam.I...
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Sep 03, 2004

Canal Cruises

Of course Amsterdam must be visited on its canals, by boat tours. I suggest you to start the trip with one such boat tour, to see the main canals and hear the captain's comments about Amsterdam, then...
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Aug 16, 2004


Canal Cruises in Amsterdam are the most popular tourist attraction in the country, with over 3 million passengers a year. A fleet of about 200 specialized vessels offer a variety of services and...
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Jun 22, 2011

Trip on the canals

I have done canal trips 4 times & enjoyed it everytimeThe best company to go with is canal company they have 3 lines Red, Blue & GreenThey stop at various sights like Leidseplein,...
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Aug 31, 2006

Rederij Noord-Zuid Evening Cruise

I will also reccoment to you as a very pleasant, romantic experience, to take the Evening Cruise of the Rederij Noord-Zuid boat company.An cruise after the fall of the sun, when the lights of...
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Aug 16, 2004

A fantastic way to really see Amsterdam

Another big highlight of our visit was taking a canal boat tour. After all the hustle and bustle of walking (and trying not to get run down by people, bikes, or trams), this was a wonderfully leisure...
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Dec 29, 2004
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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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Getting to Amsterdam


Various Canals in Amsterdam


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