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A cruise on Amsterdam's canals is a must for any first-time visitor. By doing this early in your trip you will get a great perspective of the city.
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Stadhouderskade 550 | opposite Heineken Experience, 1072 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
De Pijp
+31 20 626 5636
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cruising Amsterdam by canal adds a different perspective of the city. The canals enabled cargo to be distributed throughout the city during the heyday of Dutch commerce.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A cruise on the canal is perfect way to see the city. Together with drinks/food it is a good way to spend 3 hours in Amsterdam.

1  Thank Trond K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fantastic way to see Amsterdam and getting a 24 hour hop on and off ticket makes it easy to see the different districts across two days(time starts from when you purchase the ticket to that same time next day).

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this canal cruise. It is a terrific way to get an overview of the city from below street level. A narrative via earphones in a multitude of languages explains the sights as you cruise by. It also provides an interesting bit of...More

1  Thank judyoren
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a canal cruise at 9 pm, nice and chilled cruise ride, told us all the history and had a few drinks as well, well worth a trip

1  Thank Suemitch72
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Unique experience of canals within a city Very helpful to know about city's past and culture Masterfully constructed

1  Thank manojrakhecha
Reviewed 6 days ago

Here's to City Sightseeing Amsterdam, and especially Francesca and Pascal, the hostess and pilot of one of their boats, for their kindness, friendliness and helpfulness to tourists. They picked us up at an out of the way stop, even tho our tickets were for another...More

1  Thank Carol M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A boat cruise is a boat cruise, folks. Been on one, been on them all. The only differences are entertainment and food. Amsterdam is a beautiful city full of walking and bicycling. The boat canal cruise is an opportunity to rest your feet and still...More

1  Thank Alissa H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not really speacil but it's good to know more about the history and the special places in amesterdam. The weather was quite hot so maybe that's why we got not interested.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its worth the price. The cruise was on time. The staff were friendly..There was a photographer who later on offered the souvenir photo on a glossy postcard type.

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag
through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp
Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s
many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic
thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in
search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly
half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners
and a good number of them are students. Here you'll
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We used app om our smartphone ,
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Response from tovei2015 | Reviewed this property |
We used Hop on Hop off , but we saw a lot of tourist boats who offered free drinks but did not see pianos
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Response from Neil_Davy | Reviewed this property |
In May there are numerous open cruises. Many last into evening hours. Book as you wound normally with open boat company. Use effort to get timing right for your needs.