Guided Walking Tour in Amsterdam
Embark on an enthralling 2.5-hour walking tour that will lead you through the captivating streets of Amsterdam. The adventure begins at the historic Beurs van Berlage and culminates at the grandiose Royal Palace. As we traverse this route, you’ll also have the chance to uncover the hidden treasures of the Museum Ons’Lieve Heer Op Solder, adding an enriching layer to your exploration.
Price / 29 USD
You can pay online
10:30 -/14:00 hrs
2 hours 30 minutes
Included / excluded
2.5-hour guided walking tour
Professional tour guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Experience the captivating charm of Amsterdam through a captivating 2.5-hour walking expedition. Embark on a chronological voyage and immerse yourself in the abundant history and dynamic culture of the Netherlands. Our quest commences at the iconic Beurs van Berlage, an impressive edifice that proudly graces Damrak, the bustling epicenter of the city.
As we step beyond Beurs van Berlage’s threshold, we find ourselves ensconced in Amsterdam’s nucleus. Our initial destination leads us to the extraordinary Museum Ons’Lieve Heer Op Solder, also known as “Our Lord in the Attic.” This concealed treasure will transport you to the Dutch Golden Age, unveiling a covert Catholic church nestled within a 17th-century merchant’s abode. Be amazed by the painstakingly preserved interior and absorb the history of religious tolerance in Amsterdam.
Subsequently, we meander through the animated avenues of Chinatown, a district teeming with vibrant markets, aromatic eateries, and ornate sanctuaries. Immerse yourself in the visual panoramas, auditory experiences, and gustatory delights of this vivacious quarter as we navigate its exceptional fusion of Chinese and Dutch influences.
Continuing our odyssey, we arrive at In de Waag, an imposing medieval gatehouse now housing a bustling restaurant. Discover the enthralling history surrounding this ancient edifice, once a weighhouse and later a guildhall. Admire the resplendent architecture and bask in the vivacious ambiance of this cultural nexus.
Our exploration of Amsterdam’s historical tapestry leads us to the Oostindisch Huis, erstwhile headquarters of the Dutch East India Company. Uncover the narratives of maritime trade, colonialism, and exploration that have shaped the city’s narrative. Be captivated by the splendor of this iconic structure and envision the vibrant commerce that once animated its chambers.
Departing from the Oostindisch Huis, we arrive at the bustling Waterlooplein Market. Immerse yourself in the spirited aura of this dynamic flea market, where an eclectic array of vintage treasures, unique antiques, and whimsical collectibles awaits your perusal. Allow your curiosity to be your guide as you unearth hidden gems amidst the bustling flurry.
Our trajectory now leads us to the serene banks of the Amstel River, offering a picturesque promenade and an opportunity to absorb the city’s scenic beauty. Listen to the melodious cadence of flowing water as we delve into the Amstel’s role in shaping Amsterdam’s history and its influence on the city’s evolution.
As we delve deeper into Amsterdam’s core, we arrive at the charming Oudemanhuispoort, a historical passage adorned with enchanting bookstores and cozy cafés. Lose yourself in the sea of literary treasures and savor a moment of tranquil reflection in this sanctuary for book enthusiasts.
Finally, our odyssey culminates at the majestic Royal Palace Amsterdam. Behold the opulence of this resplendent 17th-century palace, once the city’s town hall and now the official abode of the Dutch royal family.
We meet at the Stock Exchange Square (Beurplein 5), which is located on the wide road between Central Station and Dam square called Damrak. Your guide will be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start of the tour holding a big yellow umbrella.
This tour will take place rain or shine.