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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

More Tourist Traps in Amsterdam

Floating trap

Yes, there are floating wooden shoes too.This one is a floating advertisement for the Dutch Flowers coffeeshop at the Singel 387. Indeed, advertisement for soft drugs on an Amsterdam canal. Only at...
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pieter_jan_v
Feb 20, 2016

Rijksmuseum Café

We'd just left the apartment and jumped on the first tram to the museum with only some coffee in us. So some brunch seemed like a great idea before starting, and the atrium cafe looked appealing.Gee,...
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iaint
Jan 27, 2015

Heart Broken!!

This restaurant is owned by thieves! We had to learn this fact at our own expense!Please dont let it also happen to you!We niavley went to this novelty restaurant and not only was the food and service...
perian_princez
Apr 21, 2012

The "IAMSTERDAM" sculpture

Hey - it's innocuous and harmless - why not get your photo taken at, in front of, or inside - the IAMSTERDAM sign!It's located on the Museumplein, in between the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum,...
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yooperprof
Aug 19, 2008

Calling using credit card option in public phones

Do not even think about using the credit card option which let's you place a phone call using your credit card from public telephones in Amsterdam airport. I just recevived the bill, a 15-second call...
fxsalsi
Sep 15, 2007

AVOID those Middle Eastern fast food shops

These places are everywhere, you can see them all over because they have the same menus and the same signs. Avoid them!!! The food might appear cheap, but really, you get less than what you pay for....
MrMonkey
Aug 16, 2007
 
 
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FEBO

These fast food outlets, recognisable by their yellow signage, are all over Amsterdam but please if you value your health you will resist. All of FEBO's food is deep fried and made up of who knows...
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jo104
Jul 26, 2007

You should have known

While Amsterdam is a city tailor made for the cyclists, it has it's own pitfalls. Once you land up in Amsterdam you might be fooled into believing that cycling is the national sport, but it isn't so....
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mangomangu
Apr 05, 2007

Smartshops

Hey guys, if u will ever visit a smartshop DO NOT try anithing called herbal extracts. For example I was trying to understand the difference between Liquid C (they are saying, this *** gives u a coke...
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Dubinskyi
Jan 23, 2007

Mediocre Rijsttaffel for high price @ Indrapura

I don't like to do any "tourist trap" tips very often, as I feel it may be unfair, and I may have just had bad timing. But the more I think about it, if it is indeed a "trap" then maybe I can save...
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davequ
Dec 08, 2006

Chocs, chocs and more chocs!

What a choice! Could you go in and NOT buy some? I couldn't! I think this shop was called Puccini, but not sure now - it was tucked away in a backstreet alongside a canal somewhere!Ok, I have to be...
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mazzap
Jan 12, 2006

Hotel Vondel ( Vondelstraat 28-30)

Given 4 stars by the Benelux Travel Bureau, which is graded on a curve...This hotel is more of a 2 star exepericence, with the obnoxious staff as the ONLY thing reminiscent of a 4 star hotel..They...
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AuTourDuMonde32
Dec 20, 2005

KattenKabinet

This "museum" of cat art on Herengracht costs five euros for a few rooms of unlabeled cat art. Their Rembrandt is a postcard-sized pencil sketch in which the cat is hardly visible. To top it off the...
spetro
Aug 04, 2005

The Smallest Art Gallery in Amsterdam (not)

Big signs near the Anne Frank Experience point towards the "Smallest Art Gallery in Amsterdam". Which is really a small, plain brick shop/large cupboard with barely passable examples of painting, and...
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aaaarrgh
Jul 06, 2005

Top Hotels in Amsterdam

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Keizersgracht 164, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1015 CZ, The Netherlands
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Herengracht 341, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1016 AZ, The Netherlands
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Prinsengracht 315-331, Amsterdam, 1016 GZ, The Netherlands
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Professor Tulpplein 1, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1018 GX, The Netherlands
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Herengracht 519-525, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1017 BV, The Netherlands
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Herengracht 542-556, 1017 CG
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Top Things to Do in Amsterdam

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Canal Boat Tours

On Aug 20th my family and I were visiting Amsterdam, and decided to enjoy the canal cruise by Lovers Canal Cruises. When we bought the tickets, nobody informed us that a part of the canals would be...
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Anne Frank House

When we knew for sure that we would be visiting Amsterdam, one of the sites we most anticipated visiting was the "Anne Frank House." Nearly everyone in our immediate family is interested in World War...
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Sex Museum

This was one of the first things you might see when you arrive in Amsterdam and come out of the Centraal Station. Strangely it is perhaps one of the less gaudy exteriors on Damrak (in comparison to...
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Dam Square

One of the best known squares in Amsterdam is "Dam Square", and though it is quite ordinary in appearance, it is a place where people seem to gather nonetheless. The cobblestone square is bordered by...
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Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum* Date visited: 10th of October 2015 Time: 5:00pm Photo taken by : Chinggis and Borte A collection of Vincent Van Gogh paintings. This is a museum for the people who have the...
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Coffee (Cannabis) shops

Like what I've Said, The dutch are very liberal even in the most common recreational drug which most countries around the world deemed illegal and addicting substance besides the infamous Coffee Shops...
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Top 5 Amsterdam Writers

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pieter_jan_v

"MY BIRTHPLACE"
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jo104

"God made the Dutch, but the Dutch made Holland"
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Mariajoy

"Amsterdam - I love it!"
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ATLC

"Amsterdam, is it real?"
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Pavlik_NL

"Amsterdam, where the Dutch money is spend"
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