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Amsterdam Jordaan: soul of the old city


45.29 EUR

If you would really like to get to know Amsterdam on a deeper level, than you are definitely here! Jordaan is the soul of Amsterdam, its’ history, traditions and a sense of humor.

Duration: 3.5 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • Russian


  • Amsterdam Centraal station, famous for its incredibly beautiful interior and exterior;
  • Famous canal ring and magnificent merchant houses built in 17-18th century;
  • Lots of cozy houseboats and The one and only in the world floating shelter for cats;
  • Majestic churches, such as Lutherans church, Noorderkerk and Westerkerk;
  • Market square with its lively atmosphere (Noordermarkt)
  • Wonderful design shops and art galleries (Moooi, Mar Decor, The Mouse Mansion);

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Why? Because here you can find all the treasures, that Amsterdammers carefully hide from the tourists - cozy yards, pretty art galleries, locals nicely sitting with their cup of coffee or a daily newspaper and enjoying the sunshine, best saturday market and lots of other secret sites!

We will start our tour from the Amsterdam Centraal station, famous for its incredibly beautiful interior, exterior and historical surroundings. After discovering all the secrets of this place, we will move towards cozy and quiet streets of Jordaan.
There are a lot of wonderful things will be on our way, such as the narrowest house, West India house, lots of lovely houseboats and the one and only in the world floating shelter for cats! Walking along famous canal ring with its beautiful churches and magnificent merchant houses built 17-18th century, we will share with you a lot of stories about the Dutch Golden Age, development of trade routes, lifestyle of merchants and will share with you lots of other interesting things about Dutch history and modern culture.

One of our main sight is a market square - the heart of Jordaan. There is a lovely market on Saturdays here, where we recommend you to try some delicious oysters with a glass of wine, dutch farmer's cheese and other local delicacy. After we will have a little break in the old brown bar, where you can try some dutch beer or jenever and, most importantly, the apple pie, which was highly appreciated by Bill Clinton!
After little tasting we will continue our walk and find out more about Jordaan's historical past. For instance, we will show you a lot of little historical monuments, sculptures, hidden church and green and cozy yard 'Hofje', where we will tell you about charity system from the 16th century and up to now.

Jordaan is also known as one of the most creative districts of Amsterdam. Therefore, we would like to introduce you some local art galleries, design stores and very unusual labyrinth hotel, which will definitely blow your mind!

We will finish our tour nearby Anne Frank House and Westerkerk.

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What’s included & not included

  • Cheese tasting
  • Other tastings

Meeting point

Amsterdam Centraal

This operator has 4 reviews for other tours


Best tour ever!!!
Last weekend I was in Amsterdam and I went to this excursion that made me I fall in love with this city! My guide Anastasia gave me so much interesting information that the rest of the time in the city I knew exactly what to do. Wonderful, interesting, with love. Thanks you!!!!!!!!!!
Lovely tour! In a lovely city...
A very exciting and lovely tour by Anastasia. Showed us cool places, with a lot of nice food! :) Very informative and easy-going... can help you a lot with your needs for the weekend!
Keep it up!
Fantastic quality time in Amsterdam
I visited many tours with Your Own Holland (Amsterdam highlights, Amsterdam Jordan area, Jewish Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden, tours in farms) and every time I get so much positivity, knowledge, exciting facts, stories to remember, stories to share with friends and family and most importantly, their team is just fantastic! Each guide is extremely knowledgeable, very warm and pleasant person.

Happy to visit again and again!
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