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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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Private Tour: Amsterdam Old Town and Red Light District Walking Tour
"Greet your guide in central Amsterdam at the prearranged meeting time then set off to discover the charming eclectic quirks of the diverse city center. As this is a private tour you can move at your own pace and enjoy the undivided attention of your very own tour guide.Amsterdam is unlike any other place in the world. It’s a liberal and open society where few things are taboo: prostitution and marijuana cafes operate in a Gothic church that dates back to the 14th century as well as the magnificent Royal Palace on Dam Square. Pause at Nieuwmarkt square to admire De Waag a 15th-century structure that served as the city gates until the early 17th century.Marvel as your guide also points out some of the lesser-known
From EUR35.00
Small-Group Amsterdam Historical Bike Tour
"Make the most of your time and take a ride through Amsterdam’s most fascinating hot spots. Discover a route of lovely streets and bridges while your guide explains the history of the most famous cultural sites and life in Amsterdam. Amsterdam is when the first bike path was laid in Amsterdam why the Dutch are so tolerant or where to eat the best ribs in town and that’s only half of it! This bike tour is for all skill levels as Amsterdam is flat and easy to bike. For your convenience groups are of 15 persons maximum.""""Join a 3-hour bike tour with an experienced multilingual guide through the old historic center of the city of Amsterdam. The tour goes along the well known historical places and buildings like New Market (de Waag) Old Church
From EUR22.00

China Town Tips (26)


Amsterdam has a chinatown area just north of the Nieuwemarket area. It's not a very big area but has numerous shops and restaurants selling Chinese food, crafts and medicines. It a great place to get...
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Sep 06, 2016


The Zeedijk is the curved street on the former sea dike between roughly the Central Station and the Nieuwmarkt square with the Waag building.The Zeedijk still is connected to the China town of...
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Sep 17, 2015

China Town

Not far from Red Light District, we can found this China Town, there are many shops ,cafe and restaurants here and not only Chinese but other Asian cultures are represented here such as...
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Aug 23, 2015

China Town

Amsterdam's China Town is just a few mins walk east of the Red Light District.The main street is 'Zeedijk' and over the years it has grown into the neighbouring 'Nieumarkt' area.Despite being rather a...
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Apr 02, 2012


With the size of China and its population, it's juz reasonable to spill over worldwide and Chinatown is a result of that phenomenon. So almost every big cities in the world have their Chinatown...and...
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Jun 28, 2010

China Town

We got here by accident. We got lost and found our way here. It seems that every big city has its own Chinatown. Amsterdams Chinatown is small but this is where we found the best food so far. I was...
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Nov 24, 2008

Fo Guang Shan He Hua Temple

Walking the streets of Amsterdam brought us this surprise, the Fo Guang Shan He Hua Temple, on a small side street, sandwiched between some modern was impossible to get a good photo,...
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Dec 19, 2006

Foot massage in Chinatown

Forget the ladies in the Red Light District. If you want a really sensual experience, one you can tell the folks about back home, then stop in at one of the reflexology and foot-massage spas on the...
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May 10, 2006


I don't know how, considering all the reading up I did before coming to A'dam, but I had no idea there was a Chinatown in Amsterdam!! Even the street signs are either in Chinese or bilingual...
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Apr 03, 2006

Chinese Temple

The Buddhist Temple in the heart of China Town in central Amsterdam is worth a visit. Spend a few minutes of tranquility in this colourful shrine – it is both interesting and thought provoking. You...
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Jun 04, 2005

Another anachronism in Amsterdam

While wandering the side streets near our hotel, we explored Amsterdam without a map. I discovered we had wandered into Chinatown by seeing this particular display in the window ;)It was early in the...
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Apr 19, 2005

China Town

As most of the big cities, Amsterdam has its China town too.Along the Zeedijk you will find lots of Chinese restaurants, takeaways, oriental shops and even a Buddhist temple, open for the public. The...
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Nov 16, 2004
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Things to Do Near China Town

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Museum Amstelkring

This church in the attic is exquisite. Built on the top floor over the residence in the building that is now the Museum Amstelkring between 1661 and 1663 it was used for clandestine Catholic services...
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Old Church - Oude Kerk

Its name means the "Old Church" which is appropriate given that it is not only Amsterdam's oldest church, but also its oldest structure. It was first built as a small wooden chapel in the early 13th...
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De Waag

“Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.” — Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536, Dutch theologian and philosopher) Built in 1488 as a fortress to defend the city, what...
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On Sunday morning around 11 am we found this little rastro (flea market). I really liked it I got a collectable item of KLM' numbered houses (they are 90 of them each one has filled with genebre...
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Torture Museum

On 13 October we went to the Torture Museum at Singel 449,, near the Flower Market. The lighting was dim, which suited the subject and mood. The museum showcases different...
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Beurs van Berlage

In 1879 plans started for a new trade house (or "Beurs") at Amsterdam. The building in use was much to small and the new Centraal Station asked for more grandeur at the new entrance of the city. In...
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Getting to China Town


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