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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Oude Kerk

Amsterdam City Private Orientation Walking Tour

Product ID: 56516
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Avoid the hassle of group tours and get your bearings in Amsterdam on a 2-2.5-hour private walking tour. See the major sights of the city center, including the bridges and canals of the Canal Belt. Learn the mercantile history of Amsterdam and more.
About this activity
Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Avoid the hassle of organized group tours with a private guide in Amsterdam
  • Find your bearings in the historic center and Canal Belt
  • Get useful tips and an insider's perspective on how to spend your time in Amsterdam
  • See the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kirk on Dam Square
  • Discover some of the leaning merchant houses of Amsterdam
  • Explore hidden courtyards and squares
Full description
Get your bearings in Amsterdam on a 2-2.5-hour orientation walking tour and see all the main sights of the historic center, including the enchanting bridges, barges, houseboats and mercantile houses of the Canal Belt.

Meet your guide by the statue of the bull on Beursplein and learn how the city evolved from the Amstel River in the 12th century. Get a local’s perspective with a private guide and discover some little-known secrets of the city, including tree-lined squares and private courtyards. Get priceless tips on how to make the most of your time in Amsterdam.

Along the way, marvel at the monuments of Dam Square, including the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kirk. Continue to the Westerkerk in the Jordaan district on the banks of the Prinsengracht canal. Discover a street full of artists’ squats and see some of the leaning houses of Amsterdam.

Go to one of the oldest inner courts of the city at the Begijnof, stroll by the side of some of the oldest canals, venture into China Town, visit Nieuwmarkt (New Market) square and much more.
  • Private guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuity (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide outside of the entrance of St Nicholas Church on the opposite side of the Central Station. The groups consist of maximum 8 guests, so don’t look for a large group. In case you have trouble finding the meeting point please contact your guide. Address: Prins Hendrikkade 73, 1012 AD Amsterdam.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable and weather appropriate clothes
• This tour is offered as either a private tour or semi-private tour (maximum 8 guests)
• For semi-private tours a minimum of 2 guests is required for it to run (an alternative date or full refund will be offered if minimum numbers are not met)
• Wheelchair accessible tours are only available by request only
Organized by

Babylon Tours Amsterdam

Product ID: 56516