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City Sightseeing Amsterdam

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Our Hop on Hop off bus and boat offers you a wonderful opportunity to discover Amsterdam. The buses and boats bring you to the most famous sights in our city: the Red Light District, the old port, the flea market, the river Amstel, the Magere Brug...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Damrak 34, 1012 LK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 420 4000
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Reviewed 15 January 2013

As a family, we travel on school vacations. We always take the hop-on-hop-off buses to get the "lay of the land." We find it the best way to get familiar with the sites and then go out on our own. The tapes are usually very...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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Reviewed 9 January 2013

We always do a city tour to find our bearings or remind us of them and I've never had a bad experience until now. So, there's a woman 'guide' for guide read in your face shouty sales woman who you can't get rid of and...More

Date of experience: December 2012
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Reviewed 7 January 2013 via mobile

Usually a hop on hop off bus tour is a great way to see a city's sites whilst being entertained and informed. Not this one. A pre-recorded guide soundtrack played thinly veiled advertisements for pay in attractions (discounted if tickets purchased on the bus) with...More

Thank wingedkiwi
Reviewed 3 January 2013

We bought the canal boat HOHO online, and I must say the customer service is wonderful. I had some questions beforehand about planning the logistics of the trip and emailed them...they were very helpful. Day 1 was spot on perfect, friendly staff and on time!...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank DezE
Reviewed 30 December 2012 via mobile

The hop on hop off bus tour is a nice introduction to the city and its sights. Before going I read a lot of reviews suggesting that bike tours are the best way to see the city. I am hardly a good rider so that...More

1  Thank Denise C
Reviewed 5 December 2012

First off, if you know how to ride a bicycle, don't take the bus tours, by any one. You may not only save money but also a better experience as all of Amsterdam is a bike friendly city. Bus tours are a sham, they skip...More

Date of experience: November 2012
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Reviewed 4 December 2012 via mobile

The explanations were a joke, the diamond factory store stop was a scam. This is my second visit and I have been visiting the sights author knowing what they are. Joined this tour hoping to learn about the sights but was disappointed. The people ok...More

Thank Ronald Y
Reviewed 18 November 2012

We used the on off boat to visit the sites on or close to the canals in Amsterdam. We found it was a convenient and easy mode of transportation.

Date of experience: November 2012
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Reviewed 8 November 2012

Quick and easy way to see the central part part of the city, otherwise you'll need a GPS to navigate the many small streets and alleyways that are prevalent when sightseeing by foot. As the name suggests, you can get off the bus to check...More

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank Don M
Reviewed 31 October 2012

We generally enjoy city tours. What was wrong with this one? Not enough interesting facts in the commentary, with the guide cutting over the soundtrack. There was incessant advertising for all the other attractions, far outweighing anything about the city. And amazingly, discount tickets for...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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1 September 2018|
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Response from Ja B | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is a short distance from the port.
6 May 2018|
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Response from JuliaL344 | Reviewed this property |
The bus tour stops very near the Anne Frank house - less than a minute walk round the corner from the stop
6 April 2018|
Response from Marg H |
Both boat cruises with City sightseeing are one hour fifteen minutes to hour and a half, depends on time of day and therefor busy times. This is to ride the whole route for an overview, no hop offs. Very relaxing and... More