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Offering a free tour of Amsterdam twice a day, the world-famous FREE TOUR is now in Amsterdam. Meet us in front of the National Monument in Dam Square, every day at 10am, 11am and 2pm.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Dam Square | National Monument, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+49 30 51050030
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 19, 2012

Had an excellent tour in the middle of a very cold November day. As previously stated the tour is not really free as the guide is dependant upon tips for their pay, so dont pre book as your 3 euros is not paying for the...More

6  Thank Michelle B
andreaatsandemans, Leiter Front Office at SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2013

The Free Tour is tips-based as usual. For all online pre-bookings in Amsterdam, customers get asked for a €3 per person booking fee to cover the costs involved in running the online reservation system. Great that you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for the high...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 6, 2015

This is not a 3-hour tour; it is two 1-hour tours separated by a "break" at an overpriced restaurant. You go to the restaurant on the pretext of signing up for additional tours, but it turns into an hour break so you'll spend money rather...More

10  Thank Brent D
Rose_at_Sandemans, Leiter Gästebetreuung at SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2015

Dear Brent D, Firstly we would like to thank you for joining us on our tour of Berlin as well as taking time to review us on Tripadvisor. It is engaged and interested travellers such as yourself whose feedback we value the most in our...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Easy to find group, however the group was much larger than stated on website. With 14 people and crowded streets, it was difficult to hear. However, Charlie's tour made up for the inconvenience. He was informative, knowledgeable and humorous. I appreciated his underlying message of...More

Thank HeathGR
Reviewed 2 days ago

Why would you not do this tour? It takes in parts of the city that you probably wouldn't see on your own, through back lanes, alleys, courtyards and squares, as well as some of the larger places. Do this and the hop-on, hop-off bus and...More

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So I did the tour with Charlie an it was a great experience to know the city (and discover some spaces, that alone I wouldn't had discover) alongside with the stories that charlie told. It was indeed a great tour with a lot of stories....More

Thank joaoamarals
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Save yourself some cash, rent a bike, do a bit of research and I believe you’ll have a better time. Our guide was rude and rushed, swearing and hurrying us along so one person wouldn’t miss her train. The country side was nice but I...More

1  Thank lilly883
Reviewed 3 days ago

Berber is a local so I was so happy to be in her tour! She has great knowledge about her hometown, and an awesome sense of humor. I really enjoyed getting to know Amsterdam beyond what it is worldly known for. I highly recommend you...More

Thank Constanza L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On a 3 hours tour in the different part of the city, I had a lot of fun. But also importants informations about the history and some funny anecdotes that you don’t find in a book ! Our guide Paul was awesome: interesting, not boring...More

1  Thank Dreamer59954736425
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were at the walking tour with Paul. He was amazing. He know's so much and he has so much energy! Thank you for this experience!!!

Thank Faby D
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have a great and well knowledgeable city tour with Sam on the 3rd week of September 18. He has thorough knowledge of Amsterdam and beyond. He explained everything in details in a very interesting manner. He is really a good story teller which he...More

Thank Movarip
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our first time to Amsterdam and we made the best decision to join the walking tour. Our guide, David, was knowledgeable and fun. His enthusiasm and love of history was palpable. Would definately recommend.

Thank fiona370
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

this tour was great and karl is the best tour guide ever. we went on the free walking tour earlier in the day and had so much fun that we went to this one later that night. very informative and entertaining, talked a lot about...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
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Response from Roberto_SNE | Property representative |
Hello! Many thanks for your interest in our tours! As all the other answers indicate, it would not be rude at all. Just make sure to inform your guide beforehand, so he doesn't think he's lost any members of the group. If... More
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Depends on the quality, 10 if it was good, 15/20 if it was excellent.
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Response from andrea n | Reviewed this property |
I allways send them e-mail evening/night before I go to the tour....they answer promptly.....each time the answer was afirmative. Or, yes, just show up at the meeting point....they never turn down people. Regards!