About this tour
Amsterdam was founded circa 1190 when a small community arrived at the mouth of the River Amstel and decided to attempt to dam the river. Our Amsterdam History Tour Starts at Dam Square, where you will learn how this historic location has changed in tandem with Amsterdam as a whole.
In this tour, you will discover why Amsterdam is known as the most liberal city in the world. How did this small fishing village become so important in the 17th century? Your guide will lead you through the world-famous canal belt, strolling along the water and marvelling at the architecture of these charming and wonderfully preserved buildings. Here, you will compare Amsterdam then and now, contemplating this historical landscape from where we stand in the present. With these years of history now in your grasp, you are able to consider how the development of the canal system has radically determined the being of the city of Amsterdam.
- Learn about the past of this historic city.
- Connect your passion for history with a local
- It can be 100% personalized to your wishes
- Discover cultural treasures and unique stories.
Operated by Side Walks