PRIDE Amsterdam's Gay Queer LGBTQI+ Historical Tour.

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Duration: 2 hours

Departs: Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This Queer Gay Historical Tour is about 400 year of gay history. How come the Netherlands was the first in the world with a homo monument in 1987 and gay marriage in 2001. Amsterdam as gay capital how did that happen?

Gay emancipation throughout times. How it was to be gay in the 17th Century. How did we get from being a sodomite in the 17th Century to LGBT now, the importance of language.

This 2 hour walk through Amsterdam is illustrated with stories about gay heroes, activist, writers, poetry and resistance fighters.

This is a circle story telling about the gay family, how we are all different but all belong to the gay community. This is the one and only LGBT Gay Tour in Amsterdam that will tell you that.

Straight people more then welcome

We start at the Homo monument and end at “het Mandje”, the oldest gay bar in the world on the Zeedijk.

Your guide Henk is a great historian and story teller according to earlier participants.

What's Included

Tour escort/host

What's Not Included

The tour includes only the tour guide, bring your own water and walking shoes.

Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 99

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • As its a walking tour for about 2 hours you should be able to keep up. Wheelchairs is possible as we have had them in the tour.
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • We follow Dutch national guidelines by RIVM.

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.

What To Expect

The start of the LGBT History Tour, for gay victims in past, present and future. Henk will tell how the Netherlands got to get the first monument in the world.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
We will walk along the canals towards Dam square, looking at 17th Century houses. Explaining how it is the first example of city planning in the world.

• Admission Ticket Free

Royal Palace Amsterdam
We will see and hear the origin of the Royal Palace on Dam square and what it has to do with gay life in the 17th Century. We don't have time to visit the Palace but it worth a visit.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Dam Square
The central square in Amsterdam, Holland. Has a long history, what happens here? Also everything LGBT related.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Red Light District (De Wallen)
Walking through the red light district and what is the leather street of Amsterdam. Ask Henk about details if interested about the red light district.

• Admission Ticket Free

China town, once the roughest street ever in Amsterdam. The oldest gay bar in Amsterdam. And why German soldiers in WOII were not allowed in this part of the city. We end at the bar of Bet van Beeren.

• Admission Ticket Free

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