Explore hidden Streets with friendS
“A very great tour where you can discover beautiful places that you would otherwise not find. The historical stories are very interesting and give you a good insight into the development of Amsterdam! Christian was very cheerful and nice and he answered many questions. Highly recommended!” (Dominic, Bern/ Switzerland in August 2020)
Escape the crowds and explore tranquil places in a historic neighbourhood. See Amsterdam with the eyes of a local!
We will show you more than the usual: iconic buildings & hidden courtyards. While strolling through the maze of little streets we will tell you stories spanning the centuries from Rembrandt until today.
Starting in the center you will learn about the origins of Amsterdam. On our way to the local neighbourhood of Jordaan you will:
– discover more about the history of the canal belt & encounter magnificent buildings like the Royal Palace
– visit hidden courtyards that housed sailors` widows and elderly people on charity in 1650 – the first social housing projects in the world
– explore the distinct lay-out and see the difference that this neighbourhood shows compared to the canal belt
– find out why both locals & art community fought to preserve the special character of the area when investors and the city tried to remodel it in the 1970s
Let us show you our Jordaan: a living village inside the city
Things to know
What to bring
Bring comfortable walking shoes.
In case of rainy weather please bring an umbrella.
Up to 6 guests of all ages can attend our shared tours. For private tours special arrangements can be made.
We are committed to safety guidelines based on publicly available COVID-19-related guidance from the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control. Read more…
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Price: starting from 26 Euro per person
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