Canal Architecture Tour

Walk along the Amsterdam Canal Ring

Canal Ring Architecture

Amsterdam Canal Ring is a masterpiece of urban engineering in the 17th century, listed on the UNESCO world heritage list.

Let us guide you along world's wealtiest merchant's houses, the canals and bridges.

And also the urban legends, historical figures and todays social impact of the canal ring dwellers.


Enjoy scenic canal views, 17th century churches and hidden courtyards, during a crash course in Amsterdam architecture and urban planning.

Meet the residents that shaped Amsterdam: Bankers, merchants, philosophers, freethinkers, arms traders, slave owners.

Discover medieval remains, the narrowest canal house... and the birthplace of New York.

To go: 

We start at the Herenmarkt, on the Brouwersgracht, Behind the 'West Indisch Huis', a 10 minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station


Including: a drink in the West Indian House

               Duration: 2,5 hours                


Available all week. Proven best length: 2,5 hours, but we're flexible. Book ahead some 24 hours.


Prices depend on the size of your group and your wishes. Let us make a tailor made offer for you.

Private group

Private group size: Minimum 1, maximum 20 persons. Larger groups are negotiable.

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