Highlights of Amsterdam in 3 hours
This tour introduces you to the city of Amsterdam. The capital of the Netherlands is an amazing city with a rich history and has much to offer city visitors. Also, in my opinion, the city only reveals its secrets when it is discovered on foot.
During this tour, I will talk about its origins, its expansion and its development as a city from the 12th century till the present day.
Special focus will be put on the rise of the city during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century.
We will visit the main attractions the city has to offer, but also the less famous spots, which are difficult to find when you are a stranger to the city.
After this tour, you will not only know the history of the city but will understand its structure and you will be able to navigate through it on your own.
Meet in front of St. Nicholas Church, Prins Hendrikkade 73, 1012 AD Amsterdam.
We start to explore the city from its oldest part. This walking tour is covering about 2 miles.
On our route we will pas the most famous city sights and attractions, such as
- Central Station;
- St. Nicholas Church; (not visiting)
- Royal Palace; (not visiting)
- Amsterdam museum, former city orphanage (visiting only the grounds)
20 Minute Break at Local Restaurant (cost of food/drink not included)
- Local beguinage: (visiting)
- Flower market; (visiting)
- Ring of canals
- Canal houses; (not visiting)
- Rembrandt square;
- Tuschinski cinema; ( visiting foyer, if open)
- Blauwe brug (Blue bridge);
- Stopera (City hall and music theatre); (visiting city hall if open)
Finish at the Waterloo Square, where on weekdays the famous city flea market is held.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Suggested by Guide: In front of St. Nickolaas church Prins Hendrikkade 73, 1012 AD Amsterdam
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 3 hours 30 min.
We will walk around the city
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 EUR - The average cost of a meal in café is about 15 euro. The prices for drinks starts from € 3,-.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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Ravil did a great job showing my wife and I the highlights of Amsterdam. He was very personable and considerate of our personal interests and needs. The time we spent was not only informative about the history of Amsterdam but brought to the level of a friend sharing the sites of his home town. I would highly recommend Ravil as your personal guide to Amsterdam.