You want to know more about Amsterdam? About it’s famous and notorious people, it’s history, architecture, canals and current affairs? Is it true that Amsterdam was founded by a dog and why is it called the most liberal city in the world?
Get the answers on these and many more questions. See and enjoy well known and hidden spots on a walking tour in beautiful Amsterdam. Get the real stories from the past and the present.
You can choose from various routes:
1.Old Medieval town.
From small fishing community to a proud medieval town. Discover the
Sea Dike, Weepers Tower, Old Church, Red Light District, The Waag,
China Town, Begijnhof and much more.
2.Golden Age/Canal Belt.
Amsterdam capital of the world, the greatest urban project of the 17th
century. See City Hall/Royal Palace, famous canals and stunning
3.The Jordaan Quarter.
Learn all about the origin and revolutionary past of this charming
quarter. Enjoy pictoresque canals, idyllic courtyards and the
iressistible mix of cafe’s, restaurants, art galleries and cute little
My name is Nanno Smidt. I live in Amsterdam for more than 40 years and love this city, the people, culture, buildings, parks and squares. I have a master’s degree in urban planning and worked as a consultant, trainer and furniture designer. I follow present-day developments in the city closely and try to put them in the rich historical context of Amsterdam.
I would like to share all of this with you and I am looking forward to meet you on one of my tours in the beautiful city of Amsterdam.
Route 1: Old Medieval Town
Nieuwe Brug, corner of Prins Hendrikkade 48/ Nieuwe Brugsteeg
(opposite Central Station);
Route 2: Golden Age/ Canal Belt
Royal Palace (under the Balcony) at Dam Square;
Route 3: The Jordaan Quarter
Westermarkt, next to the statue of Anne Frank
Languages: English, Dutch