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  3. Amsterdam
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Amsterdam: 100 Highlights 1-Hour Canal Cruise

Product ID: 54538
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See the sights of Amsterdam’s famous seaport on a 1-hour canal cruise. Discover why the canals of Amsterdam have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and compare contemporary architecture with the boatyards and warehouses of the Golden Age.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the vibrant history of Amsterdam from its historic waterways
  • See old boatyards and warehouses of the "Golden Age"
  • Cruise the Canal Belt, and see monuments such as the Westerkerk and Anne Frank House
  • Compare the modern architecture of the IJ lake with the old houses of the city center
  • Sail around the fashionable Amsterdam-Noord district
Full description
Learn the vibrant history of Amsterdam from its historic waterways on a 1-hour canal cruise that takes in more than 100 highlights!

Board the boat at Stromma Central Station in the city center, and set sail from the IJ waterfront. The on board commentary will explain the city’s emergence in the 13th century, to the merchants of the Dutch East India Company that led to the so-called “Golden Age.”

See some of today’s modern architecture as you cruise around the southernmost part of fashionable Amsterdam-Noord. Sail past old warehouses, dockyards, and boatyards. Cruise under enchanting bridges from the past and present. Watch the centuries merge as you experience Amsterdam in it purest form - as a seaport.

Along the way, you will past many of Amsterdam’s most famous monuments, and discover why UNESCO declared the city’s canals a World Heritage Site.
Includes
  • 1 hour and 10 minutes canal cruise
  • Onboard commentary
  • Free Wi-Fi at the tour operator's mooring and shops
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Stromma Central Station opposite Central Station, Prinshendrikkade 37, or Stromma Damrak, Pier 5

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Important information
Know before you go
• Tours departing from Stromma Central Station operate from 9:00 AM-10:00 PM (in winter from 9:00 AM-9:00 PM)
• Tours departing from Stromma Damrak operate from 10:00 AM-6:30 PM (in winter 10:00 AM-6:00 PM)
• From March 22 to March 20, 2019, the cruise runs every 15 minutes from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and every 30 minutes from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 201 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.3/5
Value for money
4.2/5
Safety
4.6/5

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Stromma Netherlands

Product ID: 54538