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Amsterdam: Life of Anne Frank and World War II Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours
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Learn about Anne Frank's life on a small-group or private walking tour of Amsterdam. Hear from an expert guide about the writer's life growing up, as…

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Amsterdam: Small-Group Bike Tour of Central Amsterdam

Duration: 3 hours
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Experience a piece of Dutch culture as you ride the streets of Amsterdam on a guided small-group bike tour that highlights the rich history of the…

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Top 5 things to see on your walking tour of Amsterdam

Amsterdam has a few magnificent sights, but mostly you can expect a charismatic cityscape, eccentric shopping, and a whole load of attractions unlike anything else! Here are five of its biggest draws.

Dam Square

Dam Square

Not only the most important square in the city, but the whole country! Here you'll see the Royal Palace, National Monument, and 15th century Nieuwe Kerk, New Church.

Red Light District

Red Light District

First time in Amsterdam? You might be surprised to find the Red Light District is actually quite civilized! Go during the day to check out historic buildings and quirky shops.

Anne Frank Museum

Anne Frank Museum

There's little to see from outside but huge queues, so if you want to learn about the famous diarist's attempts to evade the Nazis, book a tour with skip-the-line access!

Museum Square

Museum Square

Museumplein boasts three of the best art museums in Europe: the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk, and the Van Gogh Museum. They're worth seeing even if you don't enter any of them!

Vondelpark

Vondelpark

Around the corner from Museumplein is one of Amsterdam's most beloved parks. If it's a sunny day, push your aching feet just a little further to end your walking tour here.

Planning Your Visit

How hard is it?

Amsterdam is small and flat, but the labyrinthine layout of the city's canals and narrow streets mean even the shortest of walking tours will last at least two hours (although they're unlikely to last more than three). That said, you'd probably end up walking a lot longer trying to navigate the streets without an expert. The Dutch capital is an easy city to get lost in!

How do the free tours work?

If you're visiting Amsterdam on the cheap then you might choose to opt for a free walking tour. If so, remember your guide does this for a living so bring some cash in order to pay what you think it was worth at the end. Otherwise, be prepared to shuffle away sheepishly!

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This was an amazing tour with Helena. We saw parts of Amsterdam we probably would not have seen, she gave great insights and wonderful recommendations. Anyone who gets the chance to have the tour with her is lucky. We had wonderful conversations with her, bought some art and enjoyed the tour to the fullest. We were the only ones that day and she was super flexible and attentive on what we were interested and wanted to see in Amsterdam. Great tour if you want to see a different side of Amsterdam.

Amsterdam's Best Local Hotspots Private Tour Reviewed by Susanne, 09/30/2020

Great tour through the red light district. As I was the only one booked the tour I even got a private tour. Stan showed me the most important spots and told the whole background and history of prostitution and coffee shops in Amsterdam. We even stopped briefly at a coffee shop and he explained everything to me in detail how it works. Stan is a great tour guide and I would definitively book a tour again the next time I am in Amsterdam.

We had a wonderful time with Evelyn (our guide) and Jan (our driver). Because of the very low amount of tourists nowadays due to COVID, we ended up having a private tour. The tour is very convenient because the driving times are very short (everything is close by) and we get to spend a significant amount of time exploring each place we stopped.

I booked for 13h but due to Corona this tour was rescheduled, sadly i did not get any info mail about the rescheduling for 14h. Luckaly the guys were kind enough to add me to a group that started at 12 30 so i lost the first 15 minutes. The guide was kind enough to go and show me what i lost in the start.

Johan Cruijff ArenA Stadium 75-Minute Tour Reviewed by Anonymous, 09/29/2020

The guide was very friendly and delivered a nice tour experience for me even though I was the only one who showed up. The guide was true to his word and I respect that. The mood was positive, learned new intriguing facts. It is worth it :)

Amsterdam Red Light District & Coffee Shop Tour Reviewed by Aleksandra, 09/20/2020