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Getting to Know AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam is an endless city and has many faces, with some unique areas, as the Red Light District, and fascinating history, from a small fishermen village to a cosmopolitan capital of the Netherlands and the special story of the former Jewish quarter.
  
Let me take you through the canals and alleys, streets and squares, and tell you the story of this intriguing city. I will convey interesting details about life in Amsterdam, you will get tips about the best places in the city, how to approach Dutch people and you will experience how it is to be a local in Mokum (Amsterdam).
  
Private tours ● Price vary according to the number of participants

The heart of Amsterdam Walking Tour

A 2 hours day walking tour from Dam square till Rembrandt square, through the old part of Amsterdam, including a part of Amsterdam Museum, a hidden courtyard, the flower market and more.

In this tour I tell about how it all began, about the history, architecture and culture, how it is to live in the Netherlands and how everything here has to do with the water and with religion.

This tour will give you good knowledge about the Netherlands and Dutch people, how this country works and what makes them tick, and you will get to know your way around the heart of the city.​​

Jewish Amsterdam Walking Tour

A 2 or 3 hours day walking tour in the former Jewish quarter of Amsterdam. We will pass by the Portuguese synagogue, The Jewish museum, the former Jewish market, the Dutch theater that became a deportation center, monuments and more.

In this tour I tell about the History of Jews in Amsterdam, where from they immigrated to the Netherlands and why, about their integration and influence on the Dutch society, about WW-2, what is the situation today and more.

This tour will give you a good understanding about Jewish life in Amsterdam and why did the majority of the Jewish community in the Netherlands was extinct.
  
● The best of Amsterdam tour and Jewish Amsterdam tour can be done as one tour and we'll take half an hour break in between.

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The Red Light District Walking Tour

A 2 hours evening walking tour in the district where prostitutes in windows are working.

In this tour I tell about how it all began and why, how it evolved to what it is today, the Dutch law, how does it work and how much it cost, what is the current situation and what is the plan for the future, and more.

This tour will give you a good insight from a social point of view into this controversial subject and different world that most of us don't know, as well as the economic and political forces behind it. 

Recommended after taking the Best of Amsterdam Tour.
 
● The Red Light District tour can be combined with one or two of the above tours.

Architecture Tour

A 3½-4 hours or 4-4½ hours walking tour combined with tram rides. In this tour, I will tell you the story of the Netherlands and Amsterdam through the local architecture in the different eras, the buildings themselves, the interior layout of the houses and apartments according to the style of the time and the social-economic situation of the tenants, who were the house owners, building methods and the urban planning. I will tell you how it all began, about the development and the economic, social and political forces that influenced the architecture and about future plans. In this tour, we will go through the different eras; medieval, the Dutch golden age, the beginning of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century.
I am passionate about architecture and that’s why I specialize in architecture photography, interiors and exteriors.

The Rijks Museum

A 2 hours day walking tour in the celebrated national museum. In this tour I tell about the building itself and about the painting and painters from the Dutch golden age as Rembrandt, Frans Hals and Vermeer. I tell about the symbols in the paintings, composition, brush strokes, criticism about the Dutch society of the time and more, and all in a light manner that will explain the 'behind the scenes' of the paintings and will give you understanding and meaning to what you see.

CONTACT

Amsterdam Experience with a Local Photographer | Inbal Tur-Shalom

inbalts2@gmail.com

00 31 (0)6 3011 7097

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