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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

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A Good Idea For 1st Timers

For a first visit to Amsterdam, and as a cheaper alternative to a more personalised canal tour, the Canal Bus gives a reasonably good introduction to the city from the perspective of the waterways....
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May 10, 2015

Canal Bus

The canal bus boats operate a regular service along the canals on three routes: the Green Line, the Red Line and the Orange Line.The 14 stops are located near the major museums, attractions and...
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Mar 02, 2014

Canal bus

Canal Bus is an enjoyable and relaxed way of getting around the canals and passes all of Amsterdam’s top sights. You pass many historic buildings, from the imposing Westerkerk to the city’s narrowest...
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Jun 04, 2012

Through The Canals

The Canal Bus is a great transportation tool for people who don't have much time when visiting Amsterdam, because it lets you cruise the canals and visit the major tourist attractions at the same...
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May 25, 2008

Flying To Amsterdam

I took a cheap Easyjet flight from Liverpool to AmsterdamFlights are not only cheap but quite frequent too.It is then an easy journey by train from the airport to the city centre (takes about 15...
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Apr 30, 2005

Canal Bus tours ....

I enjoyed seeing Amsterdam from the canals ... the bus allows one to embark, and disembark along the route .. to see the sights :) When you buy your ticket, it's definetely worth it to get the...
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Feb 21, 2005

Canal Bus

Canal Bus is a nice way to see Amsterdam if you have limited time. There are many stops located throughout the city with great locations. You are allowed to get on and off for the entire day, actually...
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Aug 12, 2003

14 places where this boat stops

WatertaxiStationsplein 81012 AB AmsterdamIs one of the many watertaxi's you can get in Amsterdam. Its just like on land only with a (little) boat. The boat on the picture is a canalboat, you can stay...
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Jul 22, 2003

canal taxi / boats

near to the trainstation is a dock are where you can get a taxi/boat that takes you around the canals, didnt go on but it looked fun.
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May 07, 2007

Take a Boat Ride!!

If you get a chance take a boat tour. There are several different companies and types of tours. (under Construction)
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Aug 25, 2004
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"God made the Dutch, but the Dutch made Holland"
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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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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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