Typical Amsterdam: Discovering the Essence of the City

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 5 km
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Duration 1h 30m
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore Amsterdam's iconic landmarks and hidden corners with this in-app audio tour
  • Find out how Amsterdamers live in city center near the water, without buying an expensive house
  • Walk along the bustling Chinatown – a symbol street to multicultural Amsterdam
  • Learn why Amsterdam has Europe's largest red light district and what they sell in the coffee shops
  • Choose to visit the house of the most prominent painter of the Dutch School, Rembrandt van Rijn
Take this in-app audio tour to explore the essence of the remarkable city at your own pace! During this self-guided tour, you will unveil the secrets that make Amsterdam so special. Starting from the Central Station, you will delve into the rich tapestry of this city, connecting its present-day freedom with its deeply rooted historical heritage. As you walk through the ancient streets of the old city centre, you will immerse yourself in the ambiance of De Dam, Spui, and Chinatown areas, that define Amsterdam, and discover firsthand what gives this city its distinctive character. Along the way, you will be able to try genuine Amsterdam delicacies, and visit its top museums such as Rembrandt House where you will gain insights into the artistic legacy of this old Dutch master and how his works have shaped Amsterdam's cultural identity. You will unravel the mysteries of its canals, and, of course, uncover the intriguing history of the Red Light District. The tour finishes at de Dam, the heart of the city. This place gives you access to anything, whether you want to go shopping, have a taste of the culture or go for some food and drinks. Let Amsterdam's spirit guide you as you navigate its streets and unveil the secrets that lie within.

What's included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on WeGoTrip app
  • Step-by-step navigation with live GPS map om your smartphone
  • Offline functionality, audio narration, photos, and written text explanations
  • Tips on where to try genuine Dutch delicacies
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Earphones — you should bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Central Station
Central Station, Amsterdam-Centrum
National Monument
Dam, Amsterdam-Centrum
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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