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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)

Why are all the bikes so old?

Amsterdam is known as the City of Bikes, since there are over one million on the streets today,curiously more than the number of residents. The typical bike of Amsterdam is called an Oma-fiets (Granny...
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phi78
Oct 30, 2004

Bycicle, Bycicle, ....

This could be a warning as well: when you are not used to have bicycles everywhere in the streets, keep attention. There are mostly everywhere special bike ways between streets and boardwalk, often as...
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chancay
Apr 04, 2011

Bicylcle Race

Cycling is a very popular way to get around in Amsterdam. As such, there is a very efficient and cycle friendly road/cycle lane system. Though very dangerous for the unsuspecting pedestrian (see...
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Meadows11
Mar 09, 2005

bicycle is your way ?

There are tuns of ways to get around amsterdam! The bicycle was something that I needed to ajust to quick or else someone will run you over because you are in the way of the bicycle. They are all over...
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paddymc09
Mar 13, 2005

Hell on Wheels!

The first thing I noticed when stepping out of the metro station for the first time, the bikes! They were everywhere! Very few cars, relatively speaking, even at rush hour. I have to say that after...
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416Guy
Mar 06, 2004

Bicycling in A'dam

Amsterdam has four ways to get around as a tourist: taxi, tram, foot, and bicycle, the last being the most fun.Taxi costs, in Euros, run 6 to 12 Euro for a inter city taxi ride from one neighbourhood...
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Merry_Prankster
Jun 09, 2004

Best Bicycle Rental in Amsterdam

The people at Bike City are great but the best part is that they rent you bikes that look like all the other bikes in Amsterdam. Some of the other places paint their bikes a certain color so you stick...
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jamescurran
Jul 05, 2004

BIKES!!!!!!

BIKES!!! the whole of amsterdam looks ultra clean- maybe because most people use cycling as a way of transport? But BEWARE cyclists have the right of way and they are the fastest bike i've seen! try...
kalem
Jul 31, 2003

Join amsterdammer's passion!

Yes, most locals go around the city in bicycle. It's a great place to do that, since every street has an area for bikes, and the distances are small.So... let's rent a bike and join them to discover...
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morganna
Aug 15, 2003

Bikes

Amsterdam is a city of cyclists. Bikes have right of way and Amsterdam is so flat even the most novice of bike riders will find it an easy and pleasant way to get from A to B. You can rent a bike at...
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Rosie-o
Oct 23, 2003

Biking in Amsterdam

Biking is really the only way to go besides walking. Bike lanes are clearly marked, and cyclists are respected by drivers and walkers. Just watch out for the tram tracks - always ride across them not...
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Sulo
Nov 03, 2003

That will be the good ol'...

That will be the good ol' reliable BICYCLE. Lots of places offering them for rent by the day or week. One of the better known shops is MacBike of course which has shops in Waterlooplein, Leidseplein...
sammie73
Oct 11, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Amsterdam

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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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Kalverstraat

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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