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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

Bicycle - Cycling Tips (116)


Everywhere you go there are BICYCLES. Tons of them. The Dutch love their bikes and Amsterdam sure is a "city of Bikes". I found it very intimidating though, just looking out for them, as they go quite...
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Jun 21, 2011

Let’s Go Ride a Bike

“A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.”— Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536, Dutch priest, teacher, author and theologian)Bicycle riding is a habit in Amsterdam and the...
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Dec 02, 2011

Quintessential Amsterdam

Such a common scene: a bike parked against a railing, a sign, a tree etc. Everywhere you look in Amsterdam there are bicycles. What a great mode of transportation. But the natives are professional...
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Oct 14, 2003

i want to ride my bicycle!

wow i have never seen so many bicycles in my life, and everyone has one! this city is built with the bikers in mind they have their own lanes,turn signals, and even parking garages. the dutch are very...
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Dec 05, 2002

Many, many bikes, with attitude!!

Time for a photo opportunity - this is the multi-storey bicycle park, just to the west of Centraal Station, viewed across the harbour from Prins Hendrikkade.As a cyclist myself I loved Amsterdam for...
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Jul 10, 2005

Bike and train

Are you going on a cycling holiday, and would like to cover some parts of the route by train? It is often possible. So in addition to a ticket for yourself, you buy one for your bike as well. You can...
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Nov 11, 2002

Bicycles & Trams

The most obvious way to get around Amsterdam, is by bicycle! That's how everyone gets around anyway, but only do so if you're confident on a bike, and will feel safe, but they have their own lane, so...
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Sep 19, 2002

probably the best way to go around

there are so many places where you can rent a bike,so if you don't like to walk this will make your sightseeing easier.young people usually use bikes and the town has great organisation of traffic for...
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Jan 18, 2006


Every Dutch person at least ownes one bike. There are 16 million people in this country and over 30 million bikes. Especially in the big cities like Amsterdam this is a good way of transportation.I...
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Jan 25, 2005


You can walk anywhere you need to be in Amsterdam. For everyday life a bicycle will hold you in good stead. Practical, elegant and utilitarian, the bicycle is primary to the good life in Amsterdam....
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Mar 13, 2005


The humble bicycle would appear to be the most common form of transport in Amsterdam. There are sqillions of the things with some impressive bike parks to hold the item until the owner has finished...
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Jan 25, 2007

On yer bike!

There are lots of bikes in Amsterdam. Indeed, chances are that if you don't trip over one you'll get run down by one. It's not always the rider's fault: it's not easy riding over wet cobblestones...
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Sep 24, 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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