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Historical Amsterdam Tours

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Your private history guide in Amsterdam. Tours inside the Rijksmuseum, walks in the Medieval city center, Jewish district, the Jordaan, Canal Ring. Tours around historical themes like Dutch Master Painter Rembrandt van Rijn, World War II...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Maarten was our tour guide. Very punctual, friendly and informative. Booked for my partner who is a finance professional and he loved it. Other positives: well structured and researched; happy to answer questions; and good value! Also worth mentioning that Maarten was happy to include...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Tijs_CityGuide, Owner at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you very much for your positive review! We are happy to have Maarten aboard on our team of private city guides. Great to hear you have enjoyed your tour with him. Happy travels! Kind regards, Tijs

Reviewed 3 January 2019

Tijs gave my family a great tour of the Jewish Quarter in Amsterdam. He was organized, entertaining, informative. It was exactly what we were hoping - educational and a very nice way to spend the morning learning more about Amsterdam.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Tijs_CityGuide, Owner at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Thank you very much for such a positive reaction! This encourages us even more to continue doing what we like to to do most: Having a good time and sharing our passion and knowledge about Amsterdam. Even the darker chapters of its history. Happy travels!...More

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

On our first trip to Amsterdam together, my husband and I wanted to get a city tour and make the most of our relatively short time here. Historical Amsterdam Tours did not disappoint us! Our guide Tijs gave us such a personal, historic and fun...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Tijs_CityGuide, Owner at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2018

Hi Ed & Sam, Thank you very much for your compliments. I'm glad to hear you have enjoyed the tour. It was a pleasure to meet you and to show you my city. Cheers, Tijs

Reviewed 26 August 2018

My family of 5 adults never has more than a long weekend to explore the cities of Europe and Tijs truly surpassed our expectations, This knowledgable, fun and experienced guide remained with us from early morning until late at night ( I believe we would...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Tijs_CityGuide, Owner at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you very much Norma, for such a positive review! It was quite a day indeed. I also enjoyed it a lot, guiding you and your family in the Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum, Jordaan, Jewish District and Red Light District. All on our Liberation Day....More

Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

All communication before the tour was prompt and friendly. Tijs was waiting exactly where he was supposed to be, and we did a walking tour which covered the Golden Age, Financial information and World War II. Tijs was engaging, interesting and humorous and I would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Tijs_CityGuide, Eigenaar at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you very much Terry and John for your sweet words. It means a lot to us to hear you have had a great time. It was a pleasure to show you around in Amsterdam. Kind regards, Tijs

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Edgar was our tour guide and met us at Centraal Station. We were guided around the city for the next two hours and it was delivered in perfect English. You can tell Edgar is very passionate and knowledgeable about history and art, and loves living...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Tijs_CityGuide, Eigenaar at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Hi Peter, Thank you very much for your kind review! It means a lot to us when people have had a good time with us. Happy to make people happy. Kind regards, Tijs & Edgar

Reviewed 10 May 2018

I was looking for personal tour guides for our trip on Amsterdam. I read about Edmund and Tijs on the web and started an email dialogue to create an itinerary covering our 2 day visit with an emphasis on museums. We have always enjoyed docent...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Tijs_CityGuide, Eigenaar at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you very much Bob for your great review! I'm very happy to hear you have had a good time with Edgar. He'sone of our greatest guides when it comes to art history. Always be welcome back in Amsterdam. Kind regards, Tijs

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Exploring the canals of Amsterdam on foot with Tijs as the tour guide was one of the highlights of my first visit to the city. Tijs not only has thorough knowledge of the city's history and architecture (spanning both ancient and modern times, e.g. "The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Tijs_CityGuide, Eigenaar at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your enthousiastic review! Yes, maybe one day Dan Brown will locate his novel in Amsterdam... Always be welcome back! Kind regards, Tijs

Reviewed 9 March 2018

Tijs our guide was fantastic, very knowledgeable and interesting. In a short hours we already got all the information and history of Amsterdam, let us know more about Amsterdam this amazing city. Great way to see the city in a short period of time. This...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Tijs_CityGuide, Eigenaar at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you very much Hazzele, for your positive review. Great to hear you enjoyed it. It was a pleasure to show you my city. Kind regards, Tijs

Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Very informative tour about the Jewish history in Amsterdam from various angles and centuries. Tijs has a way to tell the stories in an interesting way, pointing out details and throwing in portions of humor where appropriate. I could feel that he is enthusiastic about...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Tijs_CityGuide, Eigenaar at Historical Amsterdam Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you Caroline, The Jewish District tour is always a special one to offer. Lots of emotions. I'm glad you enjoyed it as much as I did. Always be welcome back to Amsterdam! Kind regards, Tijs

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Afshan B
6 September 2018|
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Response from Tijs_CityGuide | Property representative |
Hello Afshan, This is a private guide company. We can pick you up from the Marriott for a historical tour in the city, as well as a Rijksmuseum tour. Check our site for inspiration. Looking forward to showing you... More
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