Amsterdam is a unique city, famed for its misnamed coffee shops, cannabis culture and alternative vibes. In this 2-hour tour, experience Amsterdam's alternative scene and hear the stories behind the city's coffee shops, houseboats bikes and squats. Learn about sub-cultures and drug policies, and encounter the real Amsterdam on this guided walk.
Meet your guide in central Amsterdam and set off to learn about the alternative culture that prevails in the city. This city is like no other, known for its iconic landmarks and monuments and also for its coffee shops, bicycles and prostitution. As you'll learn on this 2-hour guided walking tour, the city is also well-known for its liberal laws, alternative housing arrangements and being the first in the world to recognize marriage equality. Delve into the alternative scene that makes Amsterdam a must-visit destination for visitors interested in subcultures. Explore such facets of Amsterdam society as the post WWII housing crisis that led to the phenomenon of living in boats or in squats, and the counterculture movements that developed into today's unmatched city shape of unique coffee shops and street art. Take the opportunity to experience an authentic side of Amsterdam.