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PRIVATE Amsterdam Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour with a Local Guide

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    What to Expect
    Enjoy an atypical introduction to Amsterdam with the help of a savvy local on this private, 3-hour tour. After meeting up with your guide in Beursplein, set off on a leisurely stroll through the city’s most interesting quarters. Along the way, learn the history behind these iconic spots and hear tales of famous former residents and curiosities like the Red Light District.

    Visit a hidden chapel in medieval Begijnhof, admire the colorful stalls of the famous Flower Market, walk across the Waterlooplein and pop into one of the city’s oldest family restaurants for a taste of kroketje (croquettes) or bitterballen (meatballs). Hear some little-known artistic history that surrounds a statute near Rembrandt’s house, and learn about Amsterdam’s diverse cultural heritage on a walk through the old Jewish district.

    Feel free to ask all the questions you like on this private tour, and enjoy the personalized attention of your guide. Learn interesting trivia and quirky history that can't be found in any guidebook, and discover the places that locals like to eat, play and relax. The 3-hour tour concludes in one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods boasting boutique-lined streets — a great place to continue exploring on your own.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Beursplein, 1012 JW Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Return Details
    Zuiderkerkhof, 1011 WB Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Private local guide
    • Typical local snack
    • Private tour
    • Local recommendations for places to visit after the tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Additional food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    A native Netherlander, Patrick is well informed about history, architecture, and local customs and we very much enjoyed our tour.He is fluent in English, speaks and enunciates clearly, and pointed out many curiosities, which we might have missed.He has a easy going manner and a
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    Laura Marie exceeded our expectation. She met us on time, then proceeded to orient us to where we were in Amsterdam. During our time with her, she gave us a running commentary about the colonial, sociopolitical and religious history of the Netherlands as we walked through the
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    Silvino was a great guide. He walked us through the city pointing out obvious and less known facts about the city. He was knowledgeable and personable. The tour was a good amount of time to accomplish what is advertised - secure a quick comprehensive understanding of the various
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    My friend and I didn't come prepared and needed to look up last-minute tour options. This private walking tour turned out to be very interesting. Our guide, Anna, was super nice and knowledgeable. We spent about three hours walking around and I learned a great deal about the
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    Can not say enough positive about this tour. Sebastian was knowledge about both the history and current events of Amsterdam. He was thoughtfully prepared (brought storm umbrellas to share since the day of our tour was intermittently rainy), sensitive to our pace and needs
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian
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