Canal Architecture Tour

Walk along the Amsterdam Canal Ring

Canal Ring Architecture

Let us guide you on a walk along the Amsterdam canal ring, along world's wealtiest merchant's houses, the canals and bridges.

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

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                

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