Jordaan District

Jordaan walking tour


Old brown café's and hip boutique shops, lively markets, funky street art and historical almshouses.

Take a walk in Amsterdam former working class slum, gentrified into the city's most picturesque hotspot. The Jordaan is truly an entire world within just a few square mile.

Follow its turbulent history of dilapidation, public housing urban renewal with the Jordaan key players. 


From the Wester tower - the beacon of the Jordaan - we discover the hidden court yards, the markets, canals.

As well as Amsterdam’s most unfortunate located café, and its most picturesque corner.

Get the real Jordaan vibe with its singers, criminals, artists and philanthropists, and end up in the neighborhood's oldest bar with a 'pikketanussie' (Dutch gin). 

To go:

We starting right below the Wester church tower at the Anne Frank statue; Tram 17/13/14, stop Westermarkt.

Included: On request we can end with a real 'Jenever' tasting in the Jordaan's oldest café. 

               Duration: 2,5 hours.               

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