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A genuinely fascinating tour - learned a lot

Edgar was our tour guide and met us at Centraal Station. We were guided around the city for the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter B
Great Art insights

I was looking for personal tour guides for our trip on Amsterdam. I read about Edmund and Tijs on... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Bob D
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Your private history guide in Amsterdam. Tours inside the Rijksmuseum, walks in the Medieval city center, Jewish district, the Jordaan and Canal Ring. Custom made tours on request. Tours available in English and Dutch. (formerly known as Old...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Edgar was our tour guide and met us at Centraal Station. We were guided around the city for the next two hours and it was delivered in perfect English. You can tell Edgar is very passionate and knowledgeable about history and art, and loves living...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 11 May 2018

I was looking for personal tour guides for our trip on Amsterdam. I read about Edmund and Tijs on the web and started an email dialogue to create an itinerary covering our 2 day visit with an emphasis on museums. We have always enjoyed docent...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Exploring the canals of Amsterdam on foot with Tijs as the tour guide was one of the highlights of my first visit to the city. Tijs not only has thorough knowledge of the city's history and architecture (spanning both ancient and modern times, e.g. "The...More

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Tijs_CityGuide, Eigenaar at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your enthousiastic review! Yes, maybe one day Dan Brown will locate his novel in Amsterdam... Always be welcome back! Kind regards, Tijs

Reviewed 9 March 2018

Tijs our guide was fantastic, very knowledgeable and interesting. In a short hours we already got all the information and history of Amsterdam, let us know more about Amsterdam this amazing city. Great way to see the city in a short period of time. This...More

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Tijs_CityGuide, Eigenaar at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you very much Hazzele, for your positive review. Great to hear you enjoyed it. It was a pleasure to show you my city. Kind regards, Tijs

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Very informative tour about the Jewish history in Amsterdam from various angles and centuries. Tijs has a way to tell the stories in an interesting way, pointing out details and throwing in portions of humor where appropriate. I could feel that he is enthusiastic about...More

Thank Caroline S
Tijs_CityGuide, Eigenaar at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you Caroline, The Jewish District tour is always a special one to offer. Lots of emotions. I'm glad you enjoyed it as much as I did. Always be welcome back to Amsterdam! Kind regards, Tijs

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We booked this tour for UCL economics students (18-21 years old) and everyone enjoyed it a lot! Our guides Tijs, Edgar, Maarten and Joyce were very knowledgeable and incredibly kind. The 2.5 hours tour was engaging and we received answers to all our questions. We...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

I booked a private tour of the Rijksmuseum with Old Amsterdam Tours for a corporate event. Egor was our amazing guide who was engaging, knowable and genuinely excited to share his in-depth knowledge of the art and artists of the museum. I’ve never enjoyed any...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

We had the Historical tour. We got good answers to all our questions. The tour was not only of what you can see, but the bigger picture. Good eyecontact. Good English.

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We booked transfer and city tour with OLD AMSTERDAM Tours. All went very well, great tour, great staff, great guide. The transfer was also very correct and sharp. Thanks guys for having us in Amsterdam

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

If you would like to know more about coffee's story in Amsterdam and wander around this great city, don't hesitate ask Tijs De Boer!

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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