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“Fabulous Introduction to Amsterdam”
Review of FreeDam Tours

FreeDam Tours
Ranked #2 of 459 Tours in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Discover the fascinating history of the most liberal city in the world with FreeDam Tours - a unique, in-depth (free / tips only) walking tour that will leave you understanding and appreciating this city in ways you never thought possible. With the perfect mix of information and entertainment, combining history and contemporary lifestyle with unique personal stories and anecdotes that help explain the essence of Amsterdam and Dutch culture. With four daily tours at 10AM, 11AM, 1PM and 2PM, starting in front of the Old Church, in the heart of the Red Light District.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Sign up online ahead of time to get a spot for your desired tour date and time! Some people were able to join without a reservation, but this only happens if the tour is not full. Convenient meeting location at the Old Church in the Red Light District, very easy to find off to the side as the guides hold a giant yellow umbrella. Suzanne was our leader for the day and she did a phenomenal job introducing us to the HISTORY and CULTURE people forget to care about in a city like Amsterdam. The tour is about two and a half hours long, which seems like a long time to walk around, but it was absolutely incredible and flew by. I learned so much on this tour and it really helped enrich the rest of my days in the city. Highly recommend to take on your first day!

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Sergio made this tour of the city very special and enjoyable. Thanks a lot for having such a nice afternoon together! We wish you all the best.
Hannah & Lisa from Germany

Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

We took this tour within an hour of arriving in Amsterdam. It was great to learn about the history of the city so that the rest of our visit we had a better idea of what to do. Hopefully everyone knows to tip the guide because they deserve it and it is a way better value than what you get for the paid tours.

Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Our tour, led by Sebastian, could not have been better. Leisurely walk, great humorous stories, and no heavy history. I know Amsterdam much better after doing this.

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

I had a 22 hour layover in Amsterdam, and decided to see a bit of the city. This tour was fabulous. It hit some great highlights of the city and made me excited to come back and do and see more one day. Thanks Sebastian, you were a fantastic host.

Thank Ronnette R
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