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Amsterdamsel Tours

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Address: Dam Square, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 6 25161727
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Please send all requests via our website reservations form for the...

Please send all requests via our website reservations form for the quickest response. Our small network of expert historians-turned-storytellers make the old city talk, and these walls do have tales to tell! Explore Amsterdam (and other Dutch cities) with this small company, the only female-owned tour operator in town (hence the name AmsterDamsel, of course).

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Amsterdam with Trafalgar Tours

Amsterdam, what a beautiful city. My wife and I took the Best of Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg with Trafalgar Tours. This was our first with Trafalgar, although we have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago

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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amsterdam, what a beautiful city. My wife and I took the Best of Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg with Trafalgar Tours. This was our first with Trafalgar, although we have travelled extensively with their sister company, Insight Vacations. Again we were impressed. Our tour director, Larae Malooly, was excellent. She provided us with such an interesting experience as she shared her... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My husband and I and our 28 year old son and his girlfriend took a 3 hour walking tour of Amsterdam with Larae. This tour was, without a doubt, the highlight of our stay in Amsterdam. All 4 of us felt the same way. Larae is highly knowledgeable about the sights and presents them in a clear, interesting and engaging... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Just returned from Trafalgar Tour best of Holland Belgium and Luxembourg.....totally amazing. Our tour guide Veronica was so knowledgeable in all aspects of the culture, history, food, architecture of the places we visited. Kudos to our driver Peter who navigated that large bus through the narrow streets and alleys.....always smiling and ready to engage in interesting conversation at any time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have booked many private tours through the Internet. The biggest problem usually is the quality of the English spoken by the guide. I have paid occasionally for guides I could not understand. Fazi Ahmed, our guide, had fabulous English! She was extremely experienced and really knew the history, art, and culture of Amsterdam. Laere with the company helped us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We booked a tour of the RLD for a group of 12 with Amsterdamsel Tours. The service and communication was great right from booking. Our tour guide, Bas, was really informative and showed us the sights. He took us to places which, being 12 women, we probably wouldn't have visited ourselves. We all felt really safe and Bas took us... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Larae was wonderful. We just got back from Amsterdam on January 4, 2015. Larae gave us a fantastic tour of Central Amsterdam and the Red Light district. She was engaging, funny, yet professional. The tour was well organized, and it covered all the major attractions. She also included special hidden highlights that made the trip much more personal. It could... More 

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

went on this tour with my family and wasnt dissapointed. They translate to the guests in several languages and you are kept very informed. Travelled over to amsterdam using dfds seaways which was also a great part of the adventure... highly reccomended. :-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bu6jsKDUkuw

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were a group of 20 people from work visiting Amsterdam and Larae was a life-saver in terms of helping me organize the whole thing. She organized (i) a tailor-made walking tour of central Amsterdam, (ii) a private dinner cruise on the canals and (iii) a tour of the Rijksmuseum for our whole party. All went very smoothly, the guides... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Berber our tour guide was amazing, very professional, and informative. I definitely suggest taking the tour with her, if it is at all possible.

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Navsari, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Hi! I am Dr. Nina Piyush Vaidya and I would like to share my experience of our trip to Netherlands, Austria. Czech and Germany. I started planning before three and a half month and the day wise itinerary was ready before a month. I did all my reservations through internet and it came to an unbelievable low price with utmost... More 

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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