Join this private walking tour through Amsterdam and hear stories from your guide about the 7 sins of Amsterdam. Follow your guide on a path which leads you past all sort of sights connected to the sins.During this tour you will discover all about Amsterdam's 7 sins: Lust/unchastity, slowness/laziness, gluttony, greed, jealousy, pride/vanity, anger/revenge. You will hear stories about each of the sins respectively. while learning about these sins you will explore the places and sights connected to them like The Red Light District, Coffeeshops, The Lommerd, The palace on The Dam, The Trippenhouse, The bloedstraat, The St. Nicolaaschurch and more. Get to know Amsterdam like never before, learn about the rich culture and history of Amsterdam including everything about its historic buildings and the Dutch culture of today. Your guide will tell you about prostitution, drugs, the liberal laws in Amsterdam and many other interesting facts.
Discover one of the most visited and wonderful cities of Europe with your private official tour guide. Wonder around the city and its beautiful canals with a local and experienced tour guide. During your private tour you will see the highlights in the old town of Amsterdam such as canals, canal houses, Dam square, Rembrandt house, Jordaan area, Jewish quarter, red light district and much more! You will listen to the stories about Amsterdam’s history and why it’s such a liberal city nowadays and how this is related to the history of Amsterdam, the city’s golden age (17th century) in particular.
Join this 2-hour walking tour through the Red Light District of Amsterdam after dark. At the later hours of the day the Red Light District truly comes alive. Only this way you can experience this famous district when its at its most charming. Learn all about the culture and history of the Red Light District and Old Town. Discover how and why Amsterdam developed its reputation for liberal attitudes towards sex and drugs and see everything that the area has to offer. See the oldest building in Amsterdam, the canals, and beautiful old houses. Explore the small shops and restaurants of Chinatown, the Condomerie and the Royal Palace.Walk to the Old Church, the oldest building in Amsterdam and see many sights such as the narrowest street of Amsterdam, the city's first coffeeshop, several smart shops and an indoor prostitute street. Experience the famous prostitute streets first-hand and learn about its culture, political issues, and history.
Do you see the Netherlands and Amsterdam as progressive and liberal? Are a you LGBT or do you know someone? Wouldn't you like to know how it happened? This is the one and only LGBT Gay Tour in Amsterdam that will tell you that. This story is now even more relevant with a world changing.LGBT History Tour Amsterdam : Homo Monument and Gay marriage. Amsterdam as front runner in LGBT rights in the worldThe Netherlands was the first country in the world with a monument for LGBT victims and the first country where same sex marriages were legal. In the roaring 80's and 90’s Amsterdam was the GAY capital of the world.The tour takes you on a trip through historic Amsterdam and goes from the 17th Century until 2001 the year of GAY marriage. We start at the Homo monument and end at “het Mandje”, the oldest gay bar in the world on the Zeedijk.Your guide Henk witnessed the roaring 80's and 90's himself and is a great historian and story teller according to earlier participants.
The city of Amsterdam is one of the most liberal and tolerant cities in Europe, where freedom of worship is a unique characteristic that is widely accepted by its inhabitants. During the 16th and 17th centuries Amsterdam became the Mokum (meaning “safe place” in Yiddish) of the Jewish community. In this 2-hour tour, our expert guide will relate the past of a city that suffered the horrors of World War II, through the eyes of Anne Frank. The tour shows the old Jewish Quarter to the Anne Frank House, which will make you vividly, feel emotions of those difficult days under German occupation.
Discover the fascinating history of the most liberal city in the world with FreeDam Tours - the best-rated walking tour in Amsterdam! On this unique tip-based tour * you will discover how freedom and tolerance shaped the city and its people throughout the ages.Your super-local guide will combine beautiful sightseeing with exciting storytelling and cover everything you need to know about Amsterdam in one tour: history, modern life, culture, art, fun facts and personal stories for a unique insider’s perspective on life in Amsterdam. Be prepared to challenge all your preconceived ideas about this city because after this tour you will never look and think of Amsterdam the same way!* Tip-based walking tour means you can join this tour basically for free (you will only be charged the booking fee, marketing fee and tourist tax) after which you tip your guide what you think the tour was worth. That motivates us to give you the best tour and you get the best possible value!
Start this tour in front of the central station of Amsterdam. From here you will walk to the famous Amsterdam Red Light District. First part of the tour leads through the old town area and Amsterdam's Chinatown. Here you get a insight of the history of Amsterdam and the area. Then walk to the center of the Red Light District where the guide will tell you everything about the prostitution, coffeeshop culture and history of the Amsterdam Red Light District. Your guide will tell you how it is working as a prostitute in the Red Light District, the liberal laws and tell you many interesting facts.Your guide will also tell you about the coffeeshop culture of Amsterdam. Learn where the name “coffeeshop” comes from and some of the weird laws we have on the consumption and production of soft-drugs.After this tour you have the option to go to a coffeeshop with your guide. Here he will give you a short workshop on how to roll a joint.
During the Amsterdam History Tour you will discover some of Amsterdam’s most iconic squares, buildings, canals and old streets, while learning about the city’s history, liberal culture and Dutch people. Our knowledgeable local guides will take you on a great walking tour straight through Amsterdam’s historic center. During this 1:45 hour tour our licensed experts explain how freedom and tolerance were born in the Netherlands and how they impacted Amsterdam’s financial development; turning a scanty fishing village into the centre of world trade. We describe how these same values from the 16th century still shape the attitudes of today’s Amsterdammers. This Amsterdam City Tour is a feast for the eyes; so don’t forget to charge your camera!
Erscheinungsdatum: 08.05.2014, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Amsterdam, Titelzusatz: A History of the World's Most Liberal City, Autor: Shorto, Russell, Verlag: Little, Brown Book Group, Imprint: Abacus, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: Amsterdam // Englische Bücher // Geschichte // Kulturgeschichte // Zeitgeschichte // HISTORY // Europe // Western // Europäische Geschichte // Geschichte: Ereignisse und Themen, Rubrik: Geschichte // Regionalgeschichte, Seiten: 416, Abbildungen: Section: 16, b/w photos, Gewicht: 367 gr, Verkäufer: averdo