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Alternative Amsterdam Walking Tour

  • Stray from the beaten path on an alternative Amsterdam walking tour
  • A great choice for visitors who've already ticked off top sights
  • Discuss hot topics, such as gentrification, with a local guide
Alternative Amsterdam Walking Tour
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2-hour walking tour with a local English speaking guide.
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2-hour walking tour with a local Spanish speaking guide.
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Stray from the beaten path on an alternative Amsterdam walking tour, a great choice for travelers who have already ticked off more conventional city attractions. By visiting lesser-known neighborhoods home to street art and coffee shops, you’ll beat large tourist crowds and get an inside glimpse into Amsterdam’s political and cultural scene. Plus, your guide provides enough local recommendations to last your entire vacation.
What to Expect

Your alternative walking tour begins in central Amsterdam, where you’ll greet your guide and embark on a journey that strays from the traditional tourist trail. Learn about local counterculture during the 1960s and pass houseboats and squats that resulted from the postwar housing crisis.

Throughout the unbiased tour, you’ll have the opportunity to discuss hot Amsterdam topics, such as gentrification and the Coalition Project, which aims to reform the Red Light District. Your tour concludes at your original departure point in central Amsterdam.

Reviews (259)
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile
Sandemans free walking tour

Just been on an amazing informative tour of Amsterdam. Our guide was an American guy called Alex who was brilliant , full of great little bits of information. We were very happy we did the tour.

Thank VoyagerAo
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour

Initially I was a bit sceptical about these tours, but as I was travelling solo so I thought I would have a go. I had my tour with Greet, he did a great job, very enthusiastic and explaining the culture, lifestyle and main attractions in...More

Thank PriPriLuk
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile
Sam’s tour

Sam is a very engaged tourguide. He blends history, architecture, second worldwar together giving you a real flavour of the Dutch culture and mentality As Dutch native I was impressed by his knowledge, passion and the reality of his observations Absolute winner this tour

2  Thank Jaime v
Reviewed 25 August 2018
Not everyone is native...

We had a free tour with Mark, who comes from Ireland. He was assuming that everyone was english mothertongue, so he spoke really fast and in a way that I couldn't always understand. The city was unbearably crowded, that didn't help too. Tourists choosing an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Limbaccio
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile
Walking tour with Sam

I am interrailing with two friends and wanted to see the sights of Amsterdam to get our bearings. Sam gave the most inspiring and engaging tour. He covered all aspects of Amsterdam life from the Dutch East India Company to The Red Light District and...More

1  Thank oliviajm1
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4 August 2018|
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Response from Meggiemay49 | Reviewed this property |
Book into the free tour.Pay no money in advance. Pay the guide whatever you think at the end. Pay up front for the other tour. Possibly someone other than the guide gets a cut.