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Coffeeshop History And Culture Walking Tour

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time-raw3 hours
Starting point
De Waag

Save yourself the hassle of hunting for the best coffee shops when in Amsterdam. Instead, enjoy a local’s insight into tourist-favorite coffeeshops on this specialized walking tour with a born-and-raised Amsterdammer guide. Gain an insight into the history and culture of these infamous spots which most travelers wouldn’t learn alone, chat with a coffee shop owner, and visit the world’s biggest coffee shop, as well as a smaller, hidden one.

What to expect?


  • First stop is a small (hidden) coffee shop
  • Amsterdam’s most famous street which had a major hard (and soft!) drugs problem in the seventies and early eighties
  • A new style coffee shop (dispensary style) with merchandise discounts
  • The world’s largest coffeeshop
  • The roots of The Jordaan
  • The house (place of birth) of one of Freddy Heineken´s (Heineken beer) kidnappers in 1983
  • Refreshment stops in Amsterdam´s best coffee shops
  • Meet and greet coffeeshop owners and authentic Amsterdam locals
  • During this coffee shop walking tour we will also pass by some interesting non-coffeeshop related Amsterdam gems where we will pull over and take some photos.

What is included?

  • Admission to all attractions
  • Ground transportation
  • English-speaking guide

Is this experience for me?

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.

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