Golden Age Amsterdam walking tour

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From $43.92

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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As a local archeologist from Amsterdam, my knowlegde of the city is unsurpassed. My tour will give you a complete picture of Amsterdam's Golden Age. Meanwhile it is also a nice stroll through the city center and past all the famous landmarks. Eating a herring and drinking a Jenever complete this unique experience.

What's Included

A Jenever, the traditional Amsterdam liquor to give you some Dutch courage.

A taste of herring, the extraordinary fish the Dutch Empire was built on.

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 69
  • SENIOR: Age: 70 - 120

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Service animals allowed

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Your extremely knowledgeable guide (me) will show you the central square of the city, with the historical buildings surrounding it, and explain their significance during our Golden Age.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Begijnhof is a quaint little convent, beatifully preserved. Here our guide will show you a hidden church, as well as the oldest visible wooden house in Amsterdam.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Tucked away in this quiet alley in the city center is a Golden Age correctional facility, that is typical for the change in mentality in that era. It is also somehow connected with the birth of capitalism in Amsterdam.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Oostindisch Huis
The Headquarters of the Dutch East India Company (VOC) was located here. There importance for the Golden Age can hardly be overstated, as our guide will expertly point out.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Red Light District
The oldest area of Amsterdam, and nowadays the most popular with a certain kind of tourist. The history of this district is still very much visible in the modernday city, and even the coffeeshops and the sexworkers in their windows are a product of an old tradition of tolerance. Our local and extremely wellinformed guide will explain all.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

This street houses some of the oldest cafés in Amsterdam. No wonder, because it's located on the waterfront of the old harbour. All sailors would go here immediately upon arrival, to drink Jenever. Which is exactly what we will be doing there.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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