Absolutely
Amsterdam Tour

Join this storytelling tour if you absolutely want to understand the city’s history and culture.

 

About
this tour

We take a deep dive into the city’s cultural history and uncover why Amsterdam is the most liberal city in the world! You will discover how freedom and tolerance helped Amsterdam become the centre of a vast trading empire and understand how these values continue to shape the city’s liberal attitudes today.

Get ready for some sassy stories about Amsterdam’s history, modern life, and fun facts that will help you understand the essence of Amsterdam and Dutch culture. This tour is the perfect mix of information and entertainment and will give you a real taste of what Amsterdam is all about!

On this tour you will see, experience and discuss:

  • The birth and growth of Amsterdam’s throughout the ages
  • The history of prostitution and the Red Light District
  • Dutch drug policies explained
  • Rembrandt’s life and work
  • The Golden Age: Amsterdam’s global trading empire
  • WWII / Nazi occupation
  • Dutch Bike Culture
  • The Royal Palace & the Dutch Royals
  • The tour is supported by unique pictures, paintings, and maps that help bring history back to life!
Reserve your free spot

Or join us last minute (depending on availability).

Tips Only Free Walking Tour in Amsterdam - FreeDam Tours

Practical
information

This storytelling tour is about the history and liberal culture of Amsterdam, not a sightseeing tour. If you like to see more famous and off the beaten track sites please consider joining our Super Sightseeing Tour. The tours are very different and complement each other.

Yellow Umbrella Free Walking Tour AmsterdamMEETING POINT
Oude Kerk / Old Church
Look for the yellow umbrella
Google Maps

LANGUAGE
English

TIME
Daily 10:00 / 11:00 / 13:00 / 14:00

DURATION
2.5 – 3 hours hours / 2.5 km

PRICE
Tips only

Maximum 6 people per booking. Bigger groups can book a private tour.

Reserve your free spot

Or join us last minute (depending on availability).

Meeting Point
FreeDam Tours

Meet us at the the Old Church in front of the Black Bikes bike rental shop. Look for the yellow umbrella!

FreeDam Tours Meeting Point

Location
Old Church / Oude Kerk
Oudekerksplein 62
Amsterdam

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