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Rijksmuseum

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Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is the largest and most visited art museum in the Netherlands. Its collection, which ranks among the world’s finest, includes nearly 8,000 pieces spread over 80 galleries. Some of the Rijksmuseum’s most revered works are 15th- to 19th-century paintings by Flemish and Dutch masters, including Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Frans Hals. In addition to the astounding eight centuries of Dutch art and history, the museum has extensive outdoor gardens and a Michelin-starred restaurant.

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Open daily 9am - 5pm. Open year-round.
Museumstraat 1, 1070 DN, Amsterdam, l
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Panoramic Private Tour of Amsterdam

Panoramic Private Tour of Amsterdam

Tour the best of Amsterdam in the comfort of your private vehicle. Enjoy picturesque canals and charming gabled facades lining the waterways. Exploring drawbridges, wonderful house boats and the museum district will allow us to discover the stories and scenic views behind Amsterdam’s most outstanding sights. Tour Highlights: • Canal houses • Picturesque bridges of Amsterdam • Old Town • Royal Palace • Dam Square • Red Light District • St. Nicholas Basilica
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$402.00
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$402.00
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Amsterdam Shore Excursion: Private City Highlights Walking Tour

Amsterdam Shore Excursion: Private City Highlights Walking Tour

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When your cruise ship docks in Amsterdam, set off from port with your very own guide to discover the city like a local. On this private, 4-hour shore excursion, you'll explore Albert Cuyp street market, the Museum District and the Jordaan district, whose jumbled streets are laced with cafes, galleries and quirky shops. Learn about life in the liberal capital; try a typical Dutch snack in Leidseplein and visit the Houseboat Museum to learn about the city’s houseboat culture.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$172.20
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$172.20
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Amsterdam City Center Guided Tour - Private Tour

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Amsterdam City Center Guided Tour - Private Tour

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Combine a private walking tour of Amsterdam with skip-the-line access to the popular Rijksmuseum on this half-day tour. Breeze past the crowds at the often crowded Rijksmuseum for a guided tour with your dedicated guide, then stroll through the city to learn about what it was like during the 18th and 19th centuries. This private tour ensures personalized attention for you and your party.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$221.93
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$221.93
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Rembrandt House & City Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Rembrandt House & City Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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Immerse yourself in art history on this half-day tour of the city’s Rembrandt-related landmarks. After exploring the Rijksmuseum with your guide, head to Rembrandt Square and the old Jewish quarter. This tour features a visit to Rembrandt’s house that now stands as a museum. All landmarks on the itinerary include skip-the-line admission.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$221.93
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$221.93
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Personal Private Canal Cruise, all inclusive. 60 minutes

Personal Private Canal Cruise, all inclusive. 60 minutes

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The best private canal tour on the famous canals of Amsterdam! The cruise is private for 1,5 hours and inclusive local skipper/guide and inclusive beer, wines, soda's and snacks (due the Corona virus, snacks are not available at this time). The luxe boat is equipped with pillows and in case of rain a roof top. Anamazing experience to enjoy with friends and family. You will see the famous hotspots of Amsterdam. The starting location is at the famous Rijksmuseum, the biggest museum of Amsterdam.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$278.75
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$278.75
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7-Day Rail Tour - Amsterdam to Brussels (Return)

7-Day Rail Tour - Amsterdam to Brussels (Return)

This 7-day rail tour takes you on a return journey from Amsterdam to Antwerp, Brussels and Bruges! . The tour includes hotel accommodation, complete rail transport, and 24/7 support. When booking a tour with us, we handle everything! All you need to do is show up. Every traveller that books with us will receive complimentary access to our InterrailingPackages app, whereby you can access your itinerary for your trip, reservations, hotel directions, discounted sightseeing tickets, discounted food tours, all to name but a few. With our app, you don't have to carry all your travel documents with you, reducing the impact on the environment and keeping your documents safe. All our tours are completely independent, you will not be part of a group and your time is free to spend it how you like in every city. We have made some itinerary recommendations and will provide you with city guides through your InterrailingPackages app to help make the most of your time in each of the cities.
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  • 7 days
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$1,217.98
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$1,217.98

E-Bike Private Tour of The Essential Amsterdam

E-Bike Private Tour of The Essential Amsterdam

Explore Amsterdam on a two-wheeled adventure while a local shows you the highlights and hidden gems of the city. Soak up the sounds and smells of Amsterdam as you bike from Westerkert to the Rijksmuseum. Your cycle-loving host will be by your side at all times, so follow their lead for an easy-going ride. You’ll be surprised by how much you can take in when you explore by bike. Pedal past Museumplein, the Hollowcast Memorial and other landmarks that you simply must see. Discover the serene Begijnhof garden, a peaceful oasis in the middle of the city. Gaze around in wonder at your stunning surroundings as your host gives you all the insights. Then, hop back on and explore more of the city. The magnificent Rijksmuseum will stop you in your tracks. Amsterdam has something to offer every type of traveler. Whether you are into its historic architecture or alternative districts there is a local to suit you. Every one of our locals brings their own unique perspective to the experience.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$90.41
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$90.41
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5-Day Rail Tour - Amsterdam, Brussels and Bruges

5-Day Rail Tour - Amsterdam, Brussels and Bruges

This 5-day rail tour takes you to Amsterdam, Brussels and Bruges then you return back to Amsterdam. The tour includes hotel accommodation, complete rail transport, and 24/7 support. When booking a tour with us, we handle everything! All you need to do is show up. Every traveller that books with us will receive complimentary access to our InterrailingPackages app, whereby you can access your itinerary for your trip, reservations, hotel directions, discounted sightseeing tickets, discounted food tours, all to name but a few. With our app, you don't have to carry all your travel documents with you, reducing the impact on the environment and keeping your documents safe. All our tours are completely independent, you will not be part of a group and your time is free to spend it how you like in every city. We have made some itinerary recommendations and will provide you with city guides through your InterrailingPackages app to help make the most of your time in each of the cities.
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  • 5 days
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$925.67
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$925.67

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Rembrandt House & City Guided Tour - Private Tour

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Rembrandt House & City Guided Tour - Private Tour

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Discover two of Amsterdam's key attractions during this half-day private tour to the Rijksmuseum and the Rembrandt House Museum with skip-the-line entrance tickets. Stroll through the massive art gallery and learn about Dutch culture as you peruse 8,000 pieces. Then head to the neighborhood and home of the famous Dutch artist, Rembrandt, to learn more about his influence on the art world and Dutch culture.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$221.93
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$221.93
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Private 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour in Amsterdam

Private 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour in Amsterdam

Grab the opportunity and make the most out of your stay in Amsterdam by discovering the best this city has to offer in a fully customizable tour! At the desired time, an experienced English-speaking professional driver will pick you up from your accommodation in a private vehicle ready to share the historical facts, the necessary information about the sights and, of course, his personal input in order to immerse you into the Amsterdammer lifestyle. Admire the marvelous Dam square, the architecture of Royal Palace and the Rijksmuseum. Drive down past the famous Van Gogh museum and take a stroll around the Albert Cuyp Market and the Amsterdam Canals. Our drivers are not licensed to accompany you into the sights but are very knowledgeable of the places visited and will provide all the necessary historical information and their local perspective. At the end of the ride, your friendly driver will drop you off at your accommodation.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.70
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$79.70
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Private Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum with Skip the Line Ticket

Private Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum with Skip the Line Ticket

Treat yourself to a wonderful day in Amsterdam’s grandest museums, the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogn Museum, located in the heart of the city. Skip the ticket line and indulge in a world of classic art. On this private tour, your guide will help you skip the line and get straight into the Rijksmuseum. As you walk through the rest of the Rijksmuseum, you’ll take in the whole spectrum of Dutch art from the ‘Golden Age’ to the late 19th century. They’ll steer you towards popular highlights such as Rembrandt’s huge painting The Night Watch and also show you less-known gems by Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan Asselijn, and Jan Steen, among others. You’ll get a glimpse of Vincent Van Gogh’s work at the Rijksmuseum, but a visit to the Van Gogh Museum is a must! As you walk around the museum, your guide will be on hand to point out some of the most interesting paintings, from the early self-portraits through to iconic works such as Sunflowers – truly one of the world’s great artistic masterpieces!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Private Tour: Complete Amsterdam Highlights & Must-Sees with a Local

Private Tour: Complete Amsterdam Highlights & Must-Sees with a Local

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If you’re wondering how to see the best of Amsterdam in just one day, this tour is what you need. Go to the must-sees of the city and cover more ground on this extended experience. See the essentials and learn what makes Amsterdam such a fascinating place, from food to hidden gems and landmarks. Get to know Amsterdam and its main spots on a 4-hour walking tour that will give you a more in-depth insight of the city. Check out the outside of the Rijksmuseum, a historic orphanage that was also a monastery, and the famous Rembrandt Square. Embrace the local Dutch culture as you stroll through the flower market by the canal, and cross some of the main bridges with unique stories behind them. And how about the hidden gems? Find a hidden courtyard only inhabited by Beguines, and discover a cool cafe with an incredible view over the city. Discover where the main gates of the city used to be and stumble into a theatre that’s a fantastic architectural gem designed in 3 different styles.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.93
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$118.93
Price varies by group size
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Private Accessible Tour of Rijksmuseum with Guide

Private Accessible Tour of Rijksmuseum with Guide

Immerse yourself in Dutch art and history by visiting the most important Dutch museum, the Rijksmuseum. The local Italian guide will tell you the most important works and some little known pearls. You will know above all the works of the Golden Age, a period in which Holland had an unparalleled growth. You'll see works by Vermeer, Hals, Steen and Rembrandt that have fascinated the whole world. In two hours the local Italian guide will show you the highlights of 17th century painting.
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$169.73
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$169.73
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Rijksmuseum: Old Masters and the Golden Age

Rijksmuseum: Old Masters and the Golden Age

The 17th century in the Netherlands is known for its significant economic and cultural changes: moving from Catholicism to Protestantism, becoming an independent republic and etc. Suddenly, Dutch trade, military, science and art were among the most acclaimed in the world. Would you like to dive into the Golden Age and to find out more about art of that time? If so, we are glad to invite you for a tour in one of the most significant museums of the world - Rijksmuseum, which is famous for its huge collection of art works, such as luxurious furniture, old ship models and, of course, artworks by Rembrandt, Frans Hals and other well-known Old Masters. Together with you we will try to discover the secrets of 'Night watch' by Rembrandt and 'The Milkmaid' by Vermeer. We will discuss the hidden meanings of Dutch still lifes, funny daily scenes depicted by Jan Stein and talk about different aspects of Dutch history, whether it is an important national happenings or daily habits of that time.
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  • 2 hours
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$254.48
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$254.48
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Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour in Amsterdam

Private Half-Day Sightseeing Tour in Amsterdam

Grab the opportunity and make the most out of your stay in Amsterdam by discovering the best this city has to offer in a fully customizable tour! At the desired time, an experienced English-speaking professional driver will pick you up in a private vehicle ready to share the historical facts, the necessary information about the sights and, of course, his personal input in order to immerse you into the Amsterdammer lifestyle. Immerse yourself to the beauty of Amsterdam. Walk along Dam square, Alber Cuyup Market and the Red light district. Admire the architecture of the Royal Palace and Rijksmuseum. Do not miss out on taking a photo at the famous Windmill of Amstel and the Amsterdam Canal. Our drivers are not licensed to accompany you into the sights but are very knowledgeable of the places visited and will provide all the necessary historical information and their local perspective. At the end of the ride, your friendly driver will drop you off at your accommodation.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.74
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$138.74
Price varies by group size

Private Skip the Line Rijksmuseum: Dutch Masterpieces Tour

Private Skip the Line Rijksmuseum: Dutch Masterpieces Tour

Treat yourself to a wonderful day in one of Amsterdam’s grandest museums, the Rijksmuseum, located in the heart of the city. Skip the ticket line and indulge in a world of classic art. - Explore the medieval times and their religious influence. - Meet Dutch Master Geerten tot St. Jans and his wonderful ‘Tree of Jesse.’ - See the beauty of the Renaissance era. Time for the Golden Age! Explore the big three masters of this enlighting era: Hals, Vermeer, and Rembrandt. Admire the best works of the Rijksmuseum like ‘The Milkmaid, 'The Jewish Bride' and the 'Nightwatch’ in one gallery! Step into the 18th & 19th century and see the artful transition from one century to another. While the 18th century focused more on the interior of the canal houses and Dutch lifestyle, the 19th century brought us Dutch Master Vincent van Gogh.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.00
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$72.00
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Amsterdam: Self-Guided City Experience

Amsterdam: Self-Guided City Experience

- Discover Amsterdam's most popular attractions and key landmarks, including Anne Frank's House, Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum - Sophisticated mobile technology turns your smartphone into the ultimate travel companion for the duration of your stay - Tune into the multilingual audio commentary to hear interesting facts, stories and anecdotes for over 90 points of interest - Opt for one of many recommended walking routes or customise your own with personalised pinpoints - Audio guide available in English, Spanish, Italian, French and German
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.39
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$12.39
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Lonely Planet Experience: Rijksmuseum Walk with an Art Historian

Lonely Planet Experience: Rijksmuseum Walk with an Art Historian

Explore the medieval times and their religious influence. Meet Dutch Master Geerten tot St. Jans and his wonderful ‘Tree of Jesse.’ Hear about Lucas van Leyden, the Rembrandt of the 16th century & find out how he set a new high standard for paintings. His ‘Worship of the golden calf’ is an outstanding example of this. Time for the Golden Age! Explore the big three masters of this enlighting era: Hals, Vermeer, and Rembrandt. Admire the best works of the Rijksmuseum like ‘The Milkmaid, 'The Jewish Bride' and the 'Nightwatch’ in one gallery! Step into the 18th & 19th century and see the artful transition from one century to another. While the 18th century focused more on the interior of the canal houses & Dutch lifestyle, the 19th century brought us Dutch Master Vincent van Gogh. Every Lonely Planet Experience also comes with six months' free access to Lonely Planet's Guides app, which includes over 8,000 destination guides, and unbeatable discounts in the Lonely Planet store.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.42
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$64.42
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Unique private art tours in Amsterdam by an art historian

Unique private art tours in Amsterdam by an art historian

This Rijksmuseum has a selection of the finest artworks in the world. The museum is housed in a stunning 19th century building, resembling the Amsterdams Central station and designed by the same architect: Mr. Kuypers. Not visiting the Rijksmuseum while in Amsterdam can be considered as a sin. So I will make sure you go to heaven! In this tour I guide you through some highlights in Dutch art history from the 17th to the 19th century. From Rembrandt to Van Gogh. During the tour, the story of Amsterdam and its movements towards “The liberal capital of Europe” will emerge. You might have already heard about Rembrandt ’s Night Watch and Vermeer’s Milkmaid but now we see these paintings from up close, examining daring brush strokes, light contrasts, small artist mistakes, all accompanied by spectacular anecdotes told by a real art geek. After the tour we will have a nice cup of coffee in a typical Dutch bar nearby to discuss your views on the beautiful Rijksmuseum collection!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.15
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$107.15

Fun Discovery Walk in Amsterdam’s De Pijp: an (outdoor) arts and culture game

Fun Discovery Walk in Amsterdam’s De Pijp: an (outdoor) arts and culture game

Treat yourself to the experience of playfully exploring Amsterdam’s colourful area of De Pijp. Location-specific riddles will guide you from one curious spot to another, and the joy of discovery is all your to claim! This trail was created by our co-founders, Kristina & Wendy, and following in their footsteps you’ll get to enjoy a charming park, a buzzing market (warm stroopwafels anyone?), a cafe with a swing, the fascinating facade (and secrets!) of Rijksmuseum, and more! During this experience you will: - Explore Amsterdam during this interactive and fun discovery walk - Keep a comfortable distance from other people throughout the experience - Learn about the history and local stories of De Pijp in a playful way - Solve location-based riddles to unlock directions to your next stop - See popular sights from a different angle and discover hidden local spots This discovery walk is an educational and fun activity for friends, couples, families, locals, visitors, and team building.
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  • 45 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.35
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$21.35
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Full-Day Tour to Zaanse Schans village and Amsterdam with Cheese Tasting

Full-Day Tour to Zaanse Schans village and Amsterdam with Cheese Tasting

During the tour, you will travel to the village of Zaanse Schans, past the Dutch landscapes of polders and canals, where you will visit a windmill, a cheese farm with a tasting of Dutch cheese. Then you will return to Amsterdam, where you take a panoramic tour. You will see Central Railway Station, St. Nicholas Basilica, Dam Square, Oude Kerk, Nieuwe Kerk, Royal Palace, Canals and bridges of the city, Canal houses, Anne Frank House, Rijksmuseum, Red Light District, etc.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,274.00
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$1,274.00
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Amsterdam’s Bike & Bite Like a Local Private Tour

Amsterdam’s Bike & Bite Like a Local Private Tour

Experience the thrill of biking through Amsterdam’s picturesque streets combined with the sheer joy of sampling a handpicked selection of delicious local tastings. This tour really is the best of both worlds. From savory bitterballen to sweet chocolate cookies, fall in love with the flavors of Amsterdam. See a stroopwafel made before your very own eyes then get some Belgian fries from a spot with over 29 different dips. First, try some uncooked fish (herring) dipped in raw onion. The locals will tell you it’s delicious but one thing that’s certain; the unique taste will be like nothing you’ve experienced before. Then pedal through Supi Square and soak up the sights and smells of the city as you pass by Amsterdam’s beautiful age-old architecture. Follow your host down quiet streets and discover a truly authentic bar with over 300 varieties of beer. Take a moment to relax and sip on a local brew or alternatively a delicious coffee, the choice is yours.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$141.23
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$141.23
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VIP Art Experience in Amsterdam - visit 2 iconic museums with an art master

VIP Art Experience in Amsterdam - visit 2 iconic museums with an art master

Amsterdam is well-known for its high number of museums (approx. 100). The city also offers iconic museums like the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, and the Hermitage. During this 4-hour VIP art experience (that is fully adjusted to your wishes) you will discover 2 museums of your choice with an academic art master. The perfect experience if you can appreciate fine art and want to discover the ‘secrets’ of the Masters.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$452.19
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$452.19
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The Ultimate Christmas In Amsterdam With A Local

The Ultimate Christmas In Amsterdam With A Local

Celebrate the holiday season in true Dutch fashion with a private Christmas tour of Amsterdam led by a spirited local. On a customized itinerary made just for your group, join in the fun at ice rinks, sip mulled wine and hot chocolate, shop for unique gifts at a Christmas market, nibble seasonal treats, and soak up the charm of canals illuminated by the annual Amsterdam Light Festival. It's a personalized way to create your own holiday traditions in one of Europe's most festive capitals.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$141.09
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Rijksmuseum hours of operation: Open daily 9am - 5pm. Open year-round.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.

We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Rijksmuseum can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 91 Rijksmuseum tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Rijksmuseum costs USD 185.83. Guided Rijksmuseum tours start around USD 185.83 per person. See all 91 Rijksmuseum tickets and tours on Viator.