Spectacular Historic Center of Amsterdam

walk in the heart of Amsterdam

/10 (244 votes)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

3 Hours

About this tour

Enter the heart of Amsterdam visiting all the cardinal points walk around Amsterdam’s beautiful downtown with a local guide and get all commentary.

Explore the best historic districts and let this fascinating city come to life through stories, explanations and urban legends. During the Amsterdam History Tour, you will discover some of Amsterdam’s most iconic buildings, wonderful squares, UNESCO canals and beautiful old streets, while learning about the city, liberal Dutch culture and tolerant people. Learn how financial innovation in Amsterdam lead to the first stock exchange in the world and the Dutch Golden Age. Hear more about the Dutch United Indian Company (a.k.a. VOC) – the world’s richest company too. The Amsterdam History Tour is truly a feast for the eyes because you get to see magnificent canals and the most beautiful architecture.

Tour Highlights

  • History of the city
  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam
  • Homes – boats or floating homes.
  • Courts, place of beheadings and hangings
  • Royal Family palace: the place of the weddings, coronations and abdications of the Dutch sovereigns

Practical information

What’s Included

  • Guide

Not Included

  • Municipality recreation tax of €1.50 per tourist
  • Gratuities

Additional information

Operated by Ignacio


/10 (244 votes)

Manuel gave us a clear, fun and very instructive overview of Amsterdam, both in the historical and in the daily aspects of the city. It was one of the best city tours we have ever taken!

Review by Ricardo, Valencia