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history walk

Golden Age Amsterdam

history walk

Golden Age Amsterdam

113 reviews
Over 110 people rated this experience 5 stars.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English
history walk

Golden Age Amsterdam

history walk

Golden Age Amsterdam

113 reviews
Over 110 people rated this experience 5 stars.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

For nearly a century, Amsterdam was the center of a worldwide empire. The history of Amsterdam's Golden Age remains visible in the modern city today. We will travel back in time to discover how Amsterdam transformed from a sleepy medieval village to the most important city in the world. During a 2.5 hour walking tour we will visit the Golden Age landmarks where Amsterdam's liberal and progressive heritage, and the Dutch empire's wealth and rich culture originated. These monumental remains form the background for exciting tales about Amsterdam's merchants, inventors, painters, thinkers, notables and commoners. Along the way, we will taste both herring and jenever, the Dutch predecessor of gin, two typical Dutch Golden Age delicacies still popular today.

What's included

Food
Herring The fish on which the Dutch empire was built.
Drinks
Jenever The typical liquor of the Netherlands, from which gin evolved.

Your host

Alexander
260
Guests hosted
2017
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Alexander

I was born in Amsterdam, where I studied archeology. My lifelong passion for history and the city of Amsterdam make me an expert on Amsterdam's rich past.

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Where you'll be

Staying inside the Middel Age city center, we will pass by monumental sites such as Dam Square, the Royal Palace, the Begijnhof and the Old Church. These places and buildings vividly demonstrate what life in the Golden Age looked like and are of great historical importance for the city of Amsterdam.

Availability

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Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Bring water. And, because we're in Holland, always bring an umbrella.
Alexander
history walk
Golden Age Amsterdam
113 reviews
From $40/person
113 reviews
From $40/person