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Historic Amsterdam Private Walking Tour

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USD 27.29
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    What to Expect
    Amsterdam was founded circa 1190, when a small community arrived at the mouth of the River Amstel and decided to attempt to dam the river.  Their efforts were successful, and they were able to create land out of literally nothing – the entirety of Amsterdam now sits on land that should be beneath water. This Amsterdam history tour starts near Dam Square, where you will learn how this historic location has changed in tandem with Amsterdam as a whole.

    Amsterdam has an amazing history!

    Amsterdam has gone from strength to strength, despite having faced enormous challenges.  During the medieval period the city built its name and influence on trading in preserved fish, particularly herring. As Europe became engulfed in the religious conflicts of the reformation Amsterdam challenged the Hegemony of the mighty Holy Roman Empire, turning the city into a haven of religious tolerance.  In time this drew oppressed and disowned peoples from across the world to make a home in the Free City.  During the Eighty Years War the city played a crucial role in the establishment of the Netherlands as an independent state, and in the subsequent struggle between Republican and Monarchist Dutch factions within the nation.

    The tour includes:
    • The Dutch East India Company House.
    • The Red Light District.
    • Masterpieces of Dutch art.
    • Widest Bridge and the smallest house in Amsterdam.
    • World’s first Stock Exchange.
    • The Old Church.
    • The New Market.
    • The Royal Palace.
    • Leaning buildings & gable stones.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Departure Time
    Daily on request
    Return Details
    Within the city centre
    • Private tour of Amsterdam centre
    • Professional guide
    • 3 hours walking tour
    • Food and drinks
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum group size 4 people
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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