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Amsterdam: Highlights of Jordaan Exploration Game

1. Amsterdam: Highlights of Jordaan Exploration Game

See highlights of the Jordaan district in Amsterdam by following clues and solving puzzles on your phone in “Highlights of Jordaan: The Cursed Houses Exploration Game”. Explore Anne Frank House, Noordermarkt, Westerstraat, and more, as you travel the narrow canals and streets of Jordaan. The game starts at the Anne Frank statue. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and directions on your phone will guide you to the next location.It will take you between 1-1.5 hours but you should explore at your own pace: simply pause the game and resume when you want from the location where you paused it. Take the opportunity to visit Jordaan’s indie boutiques, cozy pubs, and hip eateries. Play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other before meeting at the final stop of the game, Bloemgracht.

Amsterdam: Guided Off-The-Beaten-Track Walking Tour

2. Amsterdam: Guided Off-The-Beaten-Track Walking Tour

Starting from the Beursplein walking through the Citycenter to Dam square the first thing to do is to talk about the most important sights on the Dam: the Royal Palace, National Monument and the Nieuwe Kerk. If possible ( open for public ) take a look inside, with its rich history and beauty. Learn about how Amsterdam was built and expanded into the most important trading metropolis in Europe. The immeasurable wealth of the Golden Age and the Dutch monarchy. Pass the Magna Plaza building to enter the "Torensluis", Amsterdams former Maut bridge, with all information about the creation of the canal belt and its development. Amsterdams unique architecture with the countless beautiful and loving details. Continue along Amsterdams most beautiful canals in the direction of the Haarlemmer Buurt and the Western Islands, where both the former, small shipyards and pure life in Amsterdam can be found. ( you can also swim if you want....) In a curve back, pass the modern, newly designed Westerdoks and the unique Houseboats, to Brouwersgracht with converted warehouses, to the outermost canal, Prinsengracht and the well-known Jordaan district. A short visit at the Noordermaarkt, if it"s a market day we stroll along the diverse market stalls, maybe you want to try a Haring or Amsterdams best Icecream? ... and if wanted recommendations for the nice dinner restaurants around, the best Appeltaart ever and the most tasty drinks. See the famous Anne Frank house and the Westerkerk, with it"s tower and eventful history, located around the full life on the smaller canals of the Jordaan. If wanted, accompaniment back to the meeting point on the Beursplein, after the Homomonument have been seen. Of course there is the possibility of strolling into the Jordaan district on your own from here, browsing the numerous shops of the 9 Straatjes, eating out or strolling to the fancy shopping areas of Amsterdam.

Private Jordaan and Historic Amsterdam Walking Tour

3. Private Jordaan and Historic Amsterdam Walking Tour

Join this 2-hour walking tour and experience the Jordaan district as you learn about the history of Amsterdam. This is a unique experience which gives you the chance to see the area through the eyes of a local. Walk along the courtyards on the Palmgracht, the Lauriergracht, and right up to the end of the world - which is where the Brouwersgracht changes into the Lijnbaansgracht. You will walk past the many hidden courtyards and other special places in the Jordaan. See all the historic sights Amsterdam has to offer including places only locals know about. Get to know more about Amsterdam than just about the Red Light District and the coffee shops. Learn about how in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries the city played a major role in international banking, trade, arts, and architecture. You will see the historic sights and get a feel for the culture of the city.

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What people are saying about Brouwersgracht

It has been the highlight of the holiday so far. Kids loved it, what a nice way of discovering places and knowing facts! Hints and a very well thought quiz with a background story entertained us for 2.5 hours...better than hiring a guide!