Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in the world with plenty of history, architecture and European-ness on display. If you like a walking tour in Amsterdam with a local guide who can also converse in English, you can enjoy the Free Walking Tour of Guido Moerwijk who can walk with you around the amazing tourist hotspots and historical connections of the city in detail. He normally gives a two hour tour in English, after a Tour with him you can enjoy all the city from the eyes of a local.
During your free walking tour around the city, you can learn a lot about Amsterdam.
For those who are researching about their potential destinations, Amsterdam is the capital of Netherlands and one of the most picturesque cities in the world. There is plenty of water and sunshine in the summers that you can enjoy. It dates back over 800 hundred years when it was first founded as a small fishing village. It took center stage in all the trade of during 16-19th centuries and as a result, the Dutch became one of the richest people in the world. Nowadays it is consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live in due to the pollution-free environment, great work and study opportunities and innovation index. It is also home to the fifth largest port in Europe, even after all those years.At least 145 nationalities cohabit in Amsterdam, it is a city struggling to maintain its Dutch culture and at the same time giving space and respect to the other cultures. In Amsterdam, all live together and it was the first city in the world to accept gay relationships.
At least 145 nationalities cohabit in Amsterdam, it is a city struggling to maintain its Dutch culture and at the same time giving space and respect to the other cultures. In Amsterdam, all live together and it was the first city in the world to accept gay relationships.
Who wouldn’t want to visit Amsterdam?
Hotspots in Amsterdam
Enjoy the iconic hotspots of the city, Guido Moerwijk would love to show you the unique aspects of the city. Dam Square is a popular town square in the city and is included in the walking tour, as a Nieuwmarkt, another square in the city where you can enjoy typical Dutch open-air cafetarias and enjoy a coffee or stroopwafels after your tour.
The Anne Frank house and the Van Gogh museum are the iconic places you can visit on the walking tour. The entrance tickets aren’t included in the walking tour but they are nominal and won’t be a burden on your pocket at all. Anne Frank is a famed wartime diarist of the WWII and her work is really unique. People love to visit her house and reminiscence what it must have felt like to avoid all the hatred and oppression in those days. But, those days are long gone and all we can enjoy are the echoes of the past whistling in those walls. So, in those two and a half hours you also get a walking tour of the Anne Frank house and then you get to have a serene walk around the canals of the city that lend it most of its beauty, especially at night.
If you really can’t get enough of Amsterdam, you can book your hotel on a houseboat floating in the canal. It must be a really great feeling to enjoy the wonderful night of Amsterdam floating in the canal with no real destination in sight. It isn’t included in the walking tour but you are still welcome to visit and make memories there.
So, in those two and a half hours you will get a serene walk around the canals of the city that lend it most of its beauty, especially at night. So do take this free tour in Amsterdam.