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Gay History Tour Amsterdam, 2 hours walk about things all gay in Amsterdam.

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    We start at 3 pm at the homo monument, where Henk will explain how the Netherlands came about to be the first country in the world with a homo monument and gay marriage in 2001. Did you know there was a gay resistance fighter in WOII.? We will walk through the historical centre of Amsterdam, passing the Palace on Dam square, the Old church and end at the oldest gay bar in Amsterdam and probably Europe since 1927 't Mandje. We end around 5 pm on the Zeedijk where you can take a drink in the bar. Much recommended. The tour is in total 2 hours, and we go along the canals and the old down town. Henk will bring up other topics as well that might interest you.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Henk was a great guide, not only does he know local and global gay history inside and out, his passion for the subject is infectious. He gave insightful context to the people and events. Highly recommended.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank murphymadison
    specialamsterdamtour, guide at Special Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi, Thank you for the great review. Its why I do it all!! Henk

    Reviewed June 26, 2019

    Our company booked the gay history tour as part of our yearly outing. 16 collegues took part of which the majority was not gay. That was not a problem at all. The tour was very informative from historic point of view, Gave a good insight...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Theodoor16
    Reviewed June 17, 2019

    I took this afternoon tour in May 2019. Henk is welcoming and very knowledgeable. The group size was perfect and the tour is just the right amount of time. It's a great way to learn about Dutch history, culture, and why Amsterdam was a leader...More

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    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank tejas100
    Reviewed April 8, 2019

    Henk is a great tour guide! He has a great collection of interesting stories about the LGBT-history of the Netherlands and especially of Amsterdam. During the walk you're passing the iconic monuments from Amsterdam,but after this tour you're looking at these monuments with different eyes;...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Anne B
    Reviewed March 25, 2019

    I took the LGBT history walking tour with Henk. He is an excellent guide, very friendly and knowledgeable about Amsterdam, and passionate about history. He took me and my friend to some interesting sights in the city center and gave us information about the sights...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    Thank SFOFrequentTraveler
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