Influences of Amsterdam’s Golden Age on Daily Life
What to Expect
Be amazed by this 2 hour-walking tour that will take you on an adventure through the Golden Age of Amsterdam.
Be surprised by the extravagant and luxurious lifestyle lived by the ordinary man in those times.
Find out how the first multinational corporation (VOC) changed Amsterdam into the wealthiest city of the world. For the first time in history civilians received more power than some royal families in Europe. This situation in 17th century Amsterdam was unheard of and the reason people lived comfortable lives. It also was the start for modern liberal life as we know it today. Discover how people coped with living in a world where not the nobility or church was in charge but civilians.