Experience'the best Amsterdam has to offer, and'discover'a few local secrets, on this 2.5-hour walking tour. Join a small group of no more than 10 fellow travelers to discover Amsterdam's'history. Orient yourself in the historic city center'or get a refresher if you've been before'as you see the city's most important landmarks with an enthusiastic young guide. The tour includes a snack and restroom break along the way.
Meet your guide at the statue of the bull on Beuersplein at 10am to begin your 2.5-hour walking tour of Amsterdam's city center. With your small group of 10 people or'fewer, learn about Amsterdam's history and how a small 12th-century fishing village with a simple dam became one of the most popular capital cities in the world. Crisscross the city center's'iconic canals and bridges while peeking into quiet courtyards and down cobblestone streets. Discover the leaning houses, the city's namesake river, and other landmarks. Learn how to navigate the oftentimes tricky streets of the city center.
Highlights include Dam Square, West Church, Old Church (and some'hidden churches), Artists' Squat street, leaning houses, Prinsengracht, Begijnof, the thinnest house, the sea dike, Chinatown, New Market Square (Nieuwmarkt), and the medieval city gate. Ask your local guide questions, get tips on how to best spend your time in Amsterdam, and bid them farewell at the end of the tour as you carry on exploring with plenty of insider knowledge on how to navigate the city.