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City Free Tour Amsterdam

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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About City Free Tour Amsterdam
We offer free walking tours (tip-based) and private walking tours in Amsterdam by local guides, that have been living in Amsterdam for many years. The guides all have a different background but one thing in common- they are very passionate about Amsterdam and have a lot of great stories to share with you. Our tours are always very diverse. Full of history, culture, fun facts and stories about the city life right now. Let us take you on a unique journey through Amsterdam and we will turn the city into a live museum.
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Nina M wrote a review Sep 2019
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The tour was really fun and informative. We had Ilya Brodsky as our tour guide and he was really a great, energetic and informed guide. He provided a lot of information about the city, gave great tips about food and activities around Amsterdam, and gave us an overall great tour. He also managed to provide us with samples of cheese and stroopwaffels from local shops, which really shows the extra effort that he puts in the tour. I highly recommend this tour for anyone who would like to explore the city on foot and on a budget. The tour is free and based on voluntary tips at the end.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Adrienne J wrote a review Aug 2019
Fort Worth, Texas249 contributions48 helpful votes
We had Ilya Brodsky as our guide. Though he knew quite a lot about Amsterdam, he yelled at his assistant (in front of the whole group) at the beginning of the tour, mentioned we should tip the cost of the theater per person at the end of the tour, mouthed off to another guide during the tour and verbally insulted a couple to our group for not tipping enough at the end of the tour. This is clearly not a free tour!! The information was great but with aggressive guides demanding set amounts for tips, maybe the tours shouldn’t be free. He even had the audacity to pass around his name tag for us to get his name for a “good review”. You’d clearly need to make sure you don’t insult anyone if you’re asking for reviews! Several people dropped out before the end of the tour because they’d simply had enough. I’d rather pay for a tour than deal with exorbitant tipping expectations at the end! I will be sure to never book another “FREE” tour in the future since it’s clear they are anything but free! I do not get tipped on my job, nor do I expect it. I do my work and receive pay from my employer. I do not harass my clients for tips or make them feel bad for not tipping enough. After all, if someone is booking a FREE tour, they are most likely on a budget. They should not be made to feel bad or embarrassed!! Never again! This tour is not free! Beware, if you don’t plan to tip the amount of a tour you will likely be insulted by the guide.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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JLM wrote a review May 2019
5 contributions5 helpful votes
We did the classic tour with the most Incredible guide : Otto. We had a very nice overview of Amsterdam culture with a lot of humour !
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Hector Mejia wrote a review Apr 2019
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The tour was completely outstanding, you get to know a lot of cool things about the city in a very interesting way.Our tourguide, Michael, ia a great tourguide but also a great entertainer and comedian. If you want to learn a lot about the culture and history of Amsterdam while also having a good laugh this is your tour.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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jess r wrote a review Mar 2019
London, United Kingdom73 contributions1 helpful vote
Very good experience to get an insight for the first timer. We had Noah who was a great guide as well as a good entertainer.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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