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Golden Age Amsterdam

history walk

Golden Age Amsterdam

147 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
Hosted in
English
history walk

Golden Age Amsterdam

history walk

Golden Age Amsterdam

147 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Food, Drinks
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.

Your host

Learn more about Alexander

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.

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.

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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.

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused until 30 April 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
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Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Guests need to be able to walk for 2.5 hours.

Alcohol

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

What to bring

walking shoes

More tips

Bring water. And, because we're in Holland, always bring an umbrella.

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Golden Age Amsterdam
147 reviews
From Previous price:$71 $57/person
147 reviews
From Previous price:$71 $57/person