Historical Amsterdam Free Walking Tour

Did you know that Amsterdam has more than 150 canals and 1250 bridges? Visit the most historical part of the capital of the Netherlands.

What is a Free Tour?

It is about a walking visit with a qualified guides for free. Once the tour is finished, you can put a price according to your level of satisfaction.

Things to do Historical Amsterdam Free Walking Tour

Join our Historical Amsterdam Free Walking Tour and travel through the historical centre of the most famous city that spins on two wheels in Europe. Learn about the more than seven centuries of Dutch Engineering history which has made it possible for the city to live around the river and walk through the canals. 

With our English speaking guide you will learn how the city became very famous due to its trade which attracted the rich merchants of Antwerp and how nowadays some of the warehouses used during that period still exist and have been renovated as houses.

Together we will understand the complex network of canals and the influence of the Dutch East India Company. We will hear the story of the Trip brothers who personified the Dutch innate ability to make good business and who became big sellers trading in arms during the whole 17th century.

On our Historical Amsterdam Free Walking Tour, you will walk through its over 4000 years of history, from its tribal beginnings through to when it became the most important trading harbour in the world and finally until today, one of the most iconic European capitals.

Highlights to see in Historical Amsterdam Free Walking Tour

  • Weeping Tower
  • Trip House
  • Raamgrach
  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam
  • Dam Square
  • Amstel River
  • Zeedijk
  • Basilica of Saint Nicholas
  • And much more!



3 hours

English speaking guide.
Free Tour
You can check it on the calendar (on the right side) or on the Book button!
Outside guided visit
We will visit from outside all monuments and places of our tour description


The best English speaking guides of Amsterdam
Covid-19 safety and protection regulations


Transport (walking tour)
Food and drinks

Meeting point

At the door of the Tourist Office VVV (Stationsplein 10, in front of the Central Train Station).


How to book?

Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.

Planning an activity for more than 7 adults?

You may also consider booking a private tour to get your own private guide. For further information here.

Do the tours run despite bad weather conditions and public holidays?

Affirmative! Otherwise we will contact you in advance to inform you about it.

Can I modify or cancel my booking?

Are you unable to attend our tour? Let us know to reschedule your booking.

Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts

Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.

Our promises

Best price guaranteed
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
Secure payment

Contact us

Do you have any question?
Would you like this tour in private?
Reservation online or by phone (+34) 644201879
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