City tours

Alternative Amsterdam tour

Availability: Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See houseboats, gentrification and urban development of Amsterdam
  • Learn the history and laws of Amsterdam's most famous coffeeshop
  • Upgrade your ticket to include entrance to the MOCO Museum
What to expect

Amsterdam is a city like no other. Famous for coffeeshops, bicycles and prostitution, the city is also renowned for its liberal laws, alternative housing arrangements and being the first in the world to recognize marriage equality.

Delve into the alternative scene that makes Amsterdam a must-visit destination for people over the world. Explore the origins of these facets of Amsterdam society, such as the post-WWII housing crisis that began today’s current phenomenon of living in boats or in squats and the counter-culture movements that developed into today’s unique atmosphere, including the city’s most famous coffee shop and the street art hidden in the city center.

This is the real Amsterdam - the side of the city that locals love, and that visitors come to experience. This tour is a must for anyone wanting to really experience this unique city!

At checkout choose to take your guided tour in either English or Spanish, then upgrade your ticket to include entrance to the MOCO Museum

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What's included
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance to Moco Museum (if selected at checkout)
What's not included
  • Tickets and admissions (not mentioned in the inclusions)

Dam, 1012 JL Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meeting point:

Tour starts in front of the National Monument in Dam Square. Just look for the guides in red SANDEMANs NEW Europe T-shirts!

What to remember
  • While the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts 2-hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • At checkout choose to take your guided tour in either English or Spanish, then upgrade your ticket to include entrance to the MOCO Museum
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  • Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 3.00pm
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SANDEMANs New Amsterdam
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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