Jordaan District Private Walking Tour in Amsterdam

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Enjoy a customizable private walking tour of the Jordaan area, one of today's hotspots in Amsterdam. Explore the District's main highlights from a local perspective and discover its rich culture and history!

Highlights
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience and customized itinerary according to your preferences
  • Get insider's tips from a local and learn about the Jordaan Area's culture and history
  • Visit a local "Hofje" (patio garden) and wander along beautiful canals and small streets

Description

Follow your friendly guide through the Jordaan area in Amsterdam, one of the city's most popular neighborhood nowadays. Your amazing tour will run at a relaxing pace so that you can really to see, feel and learn all about the District and its main highlights.

The Jordaan area dates back to the early 17th century, and was created for the city's working class and immigrants. As many of these immigrants came from France or near in the agricultural part of town, it was named Jardin, which means "garden" in French. This word eventually changed into Jordaan, the name of the district today.

In 1980 started a large urban renovation, tranforming the working class area into a trendy place, attracting students, artists and young entrepeneurs, while the original inhabitants moved to satelite towns such as Purmerend and Almere. Hear many stories and anecdotes about these contrasting periods in the Jordaan along your walk, and learn insider's tips about great local restaurants, shops, attractions, activities, public transport and more.

Finally, enjoy a typical visit of the Dutch "Hofje" (innercourt or patio garden) and see the famous Westchurch, many small streets and beautiful canals. You will also get to visit a vibrant local market on Mondays and Saturdays!

Includes

  • 1 Drink

  • English-speaking guide
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Amsterdam Jordaan District Private Walking Tour with Drink
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During this private walking tour of Jordaan Distric, you will discover one of the most popular areas in Amsterdam. Learn about the history of this vibrant neighbourhood, see the Hofjes (inner courtyards), stroll along the canals and enjoy a drink at a local pub after the tour.

Duration: 2:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: 1 Drink / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

Starting time: 09:30 - 14:00 (Show more)
  • 09:30

    Meet your guide

  • Working class orgins of Jordaan

    The origins of the area can be traced back to the 17th century where it is believed to have been erected for the city's labourers and immigrants. Many of these immigrants originated from France and the area, then being the agricultural part of town, was subsequently named Jardin - French for garden.

  • Jordaan transformation

    In the 1980s, due to urban renewal the rent price rise, many of the original inhabitants moved to satellite towns such as Purmerend and Almere. After their departure the area become the trendy place to be, attracting students, artists and young entrepreneurs.

  • Explore the district with your guide

    During the tour your guide will tell you many stories and anecdotes about these contrasting periods in the Jordaan. You will visit a "Hofje" (innercourt garden), Westchurch and many small streets and idyllic canals. On Mondays and Saturdays you will also visit a vibrant local market.

  • Enjoy a drink at a local pub

    After the tour enjoy a drink at a local pub and experience the relaxed atmosphere of Amsterdam

  • 12:00

    Tour ends

  • 14:00

    Meet your guide

  • Working class orgins of Jordaan

    The origins of the area can be traced back to the 17th century where it is believed to have been erected for the city's labourers and immigrants. Many of these immigrants originated from France and the area, then being the agricultural part of town, was subsequently named Jardin - French for garden.

  • Jordaan transformation

    In the 1980s, due to urban renewal the rent price rise, many of the original inhabitants moved to satellite towns such as Purmerend and Almere. After their departure the area become the trendy place to be, attracting students, artists and young entrepreneurs.

  • Explore the district with your guide

    During the tour your guide will tell you many stories and anecdotes about these contrasting periods in the Jordaan. You will visit a "Hofje" (innercourt garden), Westchurch and many small streets and idyllic canals. On Mondays and Saturdays you will also visit a vibrant local market.

  • Enjoy a drink at a local pub

    After the tour enjoy a drink at a local pub and experience the relaxed atmosphere of Amsterdam

  • 16:30

    Tour ends

  • (For Check-In) Anne Frank Statue Time: 09:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) Amsterdam City Center Time: 12:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Anne Frank Statue Time: 09:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Amsterdam City Center Time: 12:00:00

  • (For Check-In) Anne Frank Statue Time: 14:00:00

  • (For Check-Out) Amsterdam City Center Time: 16:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Anne Frank Statue Time: 14:00:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Amsterdam City Center Time: 16:30:00

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  • Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 09:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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