Guided and free walking tours in Amsterdam; the best ways to get to know the city

Amsterdam is an ancient city with many monuments and historical buildings. Most of them lie in the very heart of the city and with-in walking distance of one another. A walking tour is therefore the best way to get to know the capital of the Netherlands.

There are several walking tours you can choose from. It is for example possible to get a map of the city with the top tourist attractions at the tourist information office. This is very economic  and gives you the freedom to take all the time you need to enjoy the attractions. Of course you can also get a guide to show you around. This way you will definitely get to see all the highlights and hear the stories behind each building. In addition to the general walking tours it is also possible to take a walking tour with a special theme, like a red light district tour or a tour that focuses only on the whereabouts of the famous Dutch artist Rembrandt van Rijn. Many of these guided tours start at the Central Station or at the Dam in Amsterdam.

Whatever walking tour you choose, there are some attractions you cannot miss! As a tourist in Amsterdam you should really see the Anne Frank house. It was here that the Jewish girl wrote her letters to her imaginary friend Kitty. Other top attractions in Amsterdam are the Royal Palace on the Dam and the Rembrandt house. Amsterdam also has several impressive churches such as the Westerkerk and the beautiful St. Nicholas church.

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