Local Gay Guide Amsterdam
Place Category: Activity and Local Gay Guide
Local Gay Guide Amsterdam – Escape the crowds and explore tranquil places in a historic neighbourhood with your local gay guide.
Explore Amsterdam with the eyes of a local during this guided tour!
Starting in the center you will learn about the origins of Amsterdam. On our way to the local neighbourhood of Jordaan you will:
- Discover more about the history of the canal belt & encounter magnificent buildings like the Royal Palace
- Visit hidden courtyards that housed sailors` widows and elderly people on charity in 1650 – the first social housing projects in the world
- Explore the distinct lay-out and see the difference that this neighbourhood shows compared to the canal belt
- Find out why both locals & art community fought to preserve the special character of the area when investors and the city tried to remodel it in the 1970s
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