A world of options with Amsterdam tours
Amsterdam tours range from canal cruises to walking tours to jaunts through the world-famous Red Light District. Tours are one of the best ways to experience Amsterdam, as they ensure you see a wealth of sights and attractions, whilst receiving context and information from an experienced guide. Consider some of the following Amsterdam tours to get the most from this historically fascinating and culturally rich city.
Walking through the center with Amsterdam tours
Amsterdam is famously compact and flat, with an immaculately preserved city center. This means that you’ll definitely want to take a walking tour whilst here. Of all the Amsterdam tours, this is the one that ensures you soak up key sights - like the Dam square, Jordaan neighborhood, and tranquil Begijnhof - at the perfect pace. All the wandering will also give you license to enjoy some delicious Dutch delicacies, like a stroopwafel and juniper-flavored jenever. Tours and Tickets offers a great and well-trodden 2.5-hour walking tour that you may want to consider.
Amsterdam tours in the Red Light District
There are few places more iconic, intriguing and notorious than the centrally-located and surprisingly beautiful Red Light District. Of the many Amsterdam tours on offer, a foray into this iconic urban quarters, with its hotels, sex shops, and narrow streets, is not to be missed. Amsterdam tours of the Rosse Buurt, as it is known to locals, ensure that you are accompanied by a knowledgeable and street-savvy guide. Did you know that the Rosse Buurt is, in fact, the oldest part of the city, dating back to the 13th or 14th century? Book tickets here for an Amsterdam tour that includes juicy secrets about the world’s oldest profession.
Why visit Amsterdam?
Why visit Amsterdam? Firstly, because it’s the cultural capital of the Netherlands, home to world-class museums overflowing with Dutch Golden Age treasures, amazing concert halls, incredible electronic music and great bars and clubs. Secondly, because it’s so beautiful - Amsterdam is surprisingly well preserved, almost like a living museum. There are so many answers to the question why visit Amsterdam, but come and find out for yourself!