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Exploring the Nieuw Amsterdam: A Guide to Deck Plans

The Nieuw Amsterdam is a luxurious cruise ship that offers a wide variety of activities and amenities for its passengers. With its expansive deck plans, there is something for everyone to enjoy. From the top decks with their stunning views to the lower decks with their cozy cabins, the Nieuw Amsterdam has something for everyone. In this article, we will explore the various deck plans of the Nieuw Amsterdam and provide an overview of what each deck has to offer.

Upper Decks

The upper decks of the Nieuw Amsterdam are where you can find all of the main attractions. Here you will find a variety of restaurants, bars, lounges, pools, and even a spa. The top deck also offers stunning views of the ocean and is perfect for sunbathing or enjoying a romantic evening stroll. Additionally, there are several activities available on these decks such as mini-golf, shuffleboard, and ping-pong tables.

Middle Decks

The middle decks of the Nieuw Amsterdam offer plenty of entertainment options as well. Here you will find a theater where you can watch movies or live shows. There is also an arcade with a variety of games and activities for all ages. Additionally, there are several shops on these decks where you can purchase souvenirs or gifts for your loved ones back home.

Lower Decks

The lower decks of the Nieuw Amsterdam are where you will find all of the cabins and suites. These cabins range from basic rooms to luxurious suites with private balconies and Jacuzzis. No matter what type of accommodation you are looking for, there is something here to suit your needs. Additionally, these lower decks also have access to some outdoor areas such as sunbathing areas and jogging tracks.

In conclusion, exploring the various deck plans of the Nieuw Amsterdam can be an exciting experience. From its upper decks with their stunning views to its lower decks with their cozy cabins, there is something here for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are looking for entertainment options or just want to relax in one of its luxurious suites, the Nieuw Amsterdam has it all.

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The Dutch capital has long been a favorite with visitors to Europe. With the canals and bike paths giving way to a fascinating mix of history and culture, and a reputation as one of the most liberal cities on the planet, it’s not hard to see why! Let us show you this incredible city through the eyes of Amsterdam’s best local tour guides.

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The  Alternative Tour of Amsterdam  will show you street art and you’ll hear about gentrification, drug laws and legal prostitution. After that, the  Red Light District walking tour  takes place every evening, giving you a guide to one of the most fascinating prostitution areas in Europe.

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What you will see on a Free Tour through the Red Light District of Amsterdam.

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands and it is one of the cities that is an obligatory stop if you are in Northern Europe. The River Amstel winds its way through the many picture-perfect canals that characterize the city and lead you to some of the main neighborhoods of the city along with the IJ Bay. Popularly known as the “Venice of the North” because of its waterways which cross the city, like in other European cities such as Hamburg, Bruges, or Stockholm. 

The free walking tours in Amsterdam will help you to get to know the most interesting and emblematic places in the city, as well as the hidden charms and lesser-known destinations in the city thanks to the recommendations and advice your local guides give you during the walk. Some of the must-see spots that you can’t miss are the Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank’s House, the National Museum of Amsterdam, (Rijksmuseum) Dam Square, Vondelpark, the Museum of Rembrandt’s House, The Royal Palace, the oldest house in the city-Oude Kerk, the floating Flower Market, the Begijnhof, (the famous, enclosed courtyard) Rembrandtplein Square, or the Magere Brug Bridge.  Discover all these amazing places in Amsterdam with the help of a local tour guide from GuruWalk. 

There are many more monuments and places to see on your free walking tour in Amsterdam, which have also been reviewed by other travelers who have already done the tour and have evaluated both the route and the local guide.

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Everything you need to know about Amsterdam in one comprehensive tour!

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Sightseeing, history & cultural heritage tour, “the only free walking tour in amsterdam offering the quality of a small, high-end boutique tour”.

While most free walking tours of Amsterdam offer a quick tour of the main sights, at FreeDam Tours we really take a deep dive into Amsterdam’s unique history and culture.

We combine beautiful sightseeing with exciting storytelling and cover everything you need to know about Amsterdam in one tour. With the perfect mix of information and entertainment, covering history, modern life, and unique personal stories you won’t hear anywhere else to help you understand the essence of Amsterdam and Dutch culture.

Be prepared to challenge all your preconceived ideas you may have of this city because after this tour you will never look and think of Amsterdam in the same way!

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Out of more than 800 tours of Amsterdam, we are proud to be The Nr.1 best-rated walking tour in Amsterdam!

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“It will hold your attention”

We had a great time, our guide was good fun and very knowledgeable. Great way to see the city especially on your first day. There’s context given to loads of things without flooding us with historical dates

Andrea - Tripadvisor July 2023

“Lots of fun with great story telling”

This is a great tour. Lots of local information. Great stories about Amsterdam and it’s history. A little bit of everything. Very entertaining.

Emily W - Tripadvisor June 2023


The tour was absolutely fantastic!! It was fascinating, fun and so informative. I recommend it to anybody who wants to know more about Amsterdam, you won’t be disappointed.

Maureen - Airbnb Experinces May 2023

“This was an excellent tour that far exceeded our expectations”.

Our guide was simply fantastic!! We spent about 2 hrs walking around Amsterdam in the rain getting a vast amount of information about the city, its history and current day subjects. There was not a question our guide could not answer and his delivery of the general knowledge was superb. The best guided tour I have ever had in a city!

Gitte_W - Tripadvisor May 2023

“A unique tour experience”

A great tour sharing insights and interesting facts not found on other tours. The tour covered broad areas of the city but had really interesting insights for each.

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“Every visitor to Amsterdam should do this tour!”

If you have not done this tour, cancel your plans and make time for it! This was not just a tour of the city but a historically enriched peek into the principles underlying Dutch culture, all delivered by an extremely knowledgeable and passionate guide. I am looking forward to taking the tour again with my friends and family that come to visit!

Keagsten - Tripadvisor - September 2022

“Best walking tour”

Tour was amazing, the guide tells you so much of the history of Amsterdam and shows key parts of the city. I would definitely recommend anyone to make use of this walking tour when visiting Amsterdam..

Minette_N - Tripadvisor April 2023

So why walk with us?

Compelling stories.

Fascinating historic events, inspiring stories, and funny personal anecdotes. Supported by pictures, maps and paintings that bring history back to life.

Passionate local guides

Our guides are the best thing that will happen to you in Amsterdam! They are very passionate, truly local, and happy to share their knowledge with you.

Personal attention

Maximum 15 people per group so you can hear your guide clearly, engage with them personally, and get an answer to all your questions – all for a truly high quality experience.

We offer you a tour for free and if you liked it you can tip your guide how much the tour was worth to you. This motivates us to give you the best possible experience – always!

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions:, when does the tour run.

We have tours every day of the year, EXCEPT ON:

27 April (kings day)

How long is the tour?

It depends a little on the guide and weather, but on average the tour is 2,5 hours long. Distance covered: 2,5 km / 1.5 mi.

Where does the tour end?

The tour ends in front of the Royal Palace on Dam Square.

Are there free tours in other languages except English?

No, unfortunately all our daily tours are in English. It is possible to book a private tour in Dutch or German. Click  here   for more information on our private tours.

Do I need to make a reservation?

It’s not mandatory, but we strongly suggest making a reservation (especially on days like Friday and Saturday!) since the maximum number group of people allowed on a tour is limited to 15 people. Reserving is fast and easy. If you are not able to make a reservation that means the tour is fully booked. But even in that case, there is hope: there are always some people that don’t show up for the reservation, so if you come early (15 minutes before the start) we can put you on the stand-by list and you can take the spot of someone who does not show up for their reservation.

What should I tip?

This is totally up to you, according to your possibilities and how much you enjoyed the tour.

A tour of this scope would normally cost €25-30 but in this case you decide whether the tour met your expectations and you tip accordingly. People that really enjoyed the experience usually tip their guide around €15-€20.

How do I find the guide?

Your tour guide will be at the meeting point (in front of the Stock Exchange at  Beursplein 5 ) 15 minutes before the start of the tour wearing a yellow key-cord with their name holding a big yellow umbrella.

Is the tour cancelled in case of rain?

Is the tour suitable for children.

In our opinion, yes. The tour deals with the subject of prostitution, but all the content (historical and present-day) on our tour is family-friendly. This being a walking of Amsterdam, of course, we also, but definitely not only discuss prostitution and drug policies, on the contrary. Our goal is to show you Amsterdam is so much more than that. However, every parent (and child) is different, so at the end of the day, it’s up to you. Moreover, the city of Amsterdam has banned guided tours from the Red Light District, so we will not be entering the area and seeing sex-workers.

Can I join the free tour with a larger group of 6 or more people?

No, unfortunately not. The maximum number of people allowed on a free (tips only) tour is 5 people. Bigger groups are required to book a private tour. We reserve the right to turn away multiple reservations resulting in groups bigger than 5 people. This includes different members of the same group attempting to join the tour by making several individual bookings.

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FreeDam Tours is a collective of experienced guides with fresh new ideas who are (almost literally) in love with what we do. Founded in 2016 with the mission not to be the biggest, but the best walking tour company in Amsterdam.  We created the ideal formula for the best free walking tour in Amsterdam: one containing the perfect mix of historical depth to make you knowledgeable, compelling facts to make you think again, and personal anecdotes that will make you smile. A tour that speaks to the free spirit of Amsterdam – FreeDam Tours.

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There are 4 types of free walking tours in Amsterdam, a city centre tour, a tour of alternative Amsterdam, a food tour as well as a tour of the Red Light District.

In this post, we explain all of your options, including tour schedules and what you will see on each outing in order to help you pick the best free walking tour.

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Free walking tours are technically free - there’s no set upfront fee. ( NOTE:  The City of Amsterdam now requires a mandatory tour tax of €1.50 per participant)

They end up being pay-what-you-wish tours, as it is recommended that you pay what you felt the tour was worth at the end of the walk with your guide.

According to online reviews, most guests pay anywhere from €5 - €15 per person. 

The type of free walking tours Amsterdam has to offer are varied, including subjects ranging from the  city centre , street art ,  typical Dutch food , as well as the  Red Light District .

Keep in mind that these free walking tours are popular due to their reputation and affordability. Therefore, some are geared more toward the younger, backpacking crowd.

Discover one of the most beautiful cities in Europe while hearing some of its best stories from a passionate local guide who will know all the best places to visit.

If you want to avoid a younger-skewing tour, you might want to consider a  small-group walking tour . There are also bus tours , or you could take a boat tour through the Amsterdam canals or down the Amstel river.

Alternatively, you might want to take a tour of the Amsterdam coffee shops , complete with everything you need to know about marijuana laws in this city.

Tourist Attraction Discount Passes

When you purchase one of these passes you’ll get bundled discounts on multiple popular Amsterdam attractions, including free tours of the city's historic center as well as the Red Light District.  

  • The Amsterdam Digital Pass  includes a city audio guide and 10% off several other tours, including an Anne Frank tour, a Red Light District tour, a 2-hour bike tour, and more.
  • The Dutch Countryside Card also has a city audio guide and 10% off a variety of other tours.
  • Go City Amsterdam Pass  also has a Jewish Cultural Tour and other popular activities/attractions.


These pay-what-you-wish walking tours concentrate on Amsterdam’s city center and begin from either Dam Square or Central Station.

These tours are designed to give visitors an overview of the core of the Dutch capital, and give you a taste of Dutch culture.

Free Walking Tours Amsterdam

Hear how Amsterdam started out as a small fishing village and why it became one of the most liberal cities in the world.

You can expect most tours to cover the Royal Palace, the Old Harbor, De Oude Kerk, New Church, and stroll along historic streets and canals, exploring the centuries-old churches and markets. 

Some will also cover the Red Light district and the "coffeeshop" culture in Amsterdam, as well as visiting the old Jewish Quarter and the Anne Frank House.

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We list 3 companies below plus our own GPS-led audio tour.

All 3 are well-reviewed companies. The first company is our favorite but the 2nd company  offers the most times  throughout the day.

As we mentioned in the previous section, if you are considering either the  Amsterdam Digital Pass or the Dutch Countryside Card , you already have a completely free tour of Amsterdam included in both passes.

GPS-Led Audio Tour

We've recorded one of our tour guides as he gives his Intro to Amsterdam tour and have put it on a GPS-led audio tour app.

Listen to a sample.

  • Purchase an audio tour  – $2.99
  • Get a confirmation email with .mp3, .pdf, and embeddable Google Map
  • Enjoy the tour(s).

FreeDam Tours

Another highly rated tour company offers a 2.5 - 3-hour walk with an enthusiastic, local guide.

They offer two tours every day, one at 11:00 am and another at 14:00 (2 pm).

You can book the tours here .

Classic Amsterdam Tour

This walking tour always has local Dutch guides leading 2-hour walks of the city center. Tours operate at 10:30 am, 13:30 (1:30 pm), and 16:00 (4 pm).

Think of this as an intro to Amsterdam Tour. The classic tour covers the Royale Palace, drug policies, the history of trade, and an overview of the Red Light District.

The City of Amsterdam limits tours to 15 participants, so space is limited.

All operate on the pay-what-you-wish model.

Free Tour of Amsterdam by Sandemans New Europe

This free 2-hour walking tour of Amsterdam will take you to all the city's best sights.

You will be guided by local tour guides to important locations, including the iconic canals, the Dutch East India Company, the Anne Frank House, and many others.

The past of Amsterdam is brought to life, and knowledgeable guides give you an authentic introduction to one of Europe's favorite cities while taking you places that buses simply cannot go.

To know more about the tour or to book it, click here .

NOTE: If you are a tour guide or sightseeing company in Amsterdam and you would like to have your tours listed here, let us know .


The Red Light District of Amsterdam is world-famous and the subject of much fascination. 

Amsterdam actually has 3 red-light districts, but it's the one located in the district DeWallen that is most famous.

However, the city of Amsterdam has banned large groups from touring through the prostitution alleys of DeWallen, and as a result, few companies offer walking tours of that area.

However, you can visit on your own and we recommend using our audio tour below.

We offer an audio tour of the Red Light District, researched, written, and recorded by one of our own tour guides.

Here’s a sample.

Side Walks Tours

Learn the when, how, and why of the city’s famous Red-Light District on a professionally guided walk through this neighborhood.

This tour will be offering tours in Spanish at 6 pm from Wednesday - Sunday, at 5 pm on Thursdays, and at 4:30 pm on Fridays and Saturdays beginning in October 2022.

Reserve your spot here .

Paid Small Group Tours

If you're looking for a more personalized tour, you can pay for a small-group tour of the Red Light District with a number of companies.

When you purchase one of these passes you’ll get bundled discounts on multiple popular Amsterdam attractions, including free tours of the Red Light District.  

Self-Guided Exploration Game

Although it's not technically a tour, this game will have you exploring the Red Light District and looking for clues to solve a mystery as you discover the area.

This service isn't free, but the price is reasonable and close to what you might tip a guide for a pay-what-you-wish walking tour.

Download or learn more about the game .

World War II tours offer insight into the 350 years of Jewish history before the commencement of WWII.

It showcases the life of Jews at that time, how they were deported to death camps and how they went into hiding to save their lives just like Anne Frank and her family did.

Free Tour of the Jewish Quarter, WWII & the Anne Frank Story

The tour uses Anne Frank's account to explain what it was like for Jews and non-Jews to live in a country under the the Nazi occupation.

It also discusses the amazing conduct of the heroes and betrayers who took part in the conflict, both Jewish and Christian.

The trip will take place in Amsterdam's Jewish Quarter, the center of the city's Jewish community.

The tour will also include any basic information that participants might want to know about Amsterdam.

To know more about the tour or to book tickets, click here .


Looking for something a bit more unique and different?

These alternative Amsterdam tours usually have a different theme than the usual history-and-culture tours. 

Free Amsterdam Tours

If you’re interested in learning about more than just the most popular tourist destinations, this Free Alternative Tour of Amsterdam is a good option.

You’ll learn about Dutch traditions, restaurants, street art, and the UNESCO canal belt.

Departs daily at 13:30 (1:30 pm).

NOTE: Not currently available as of Sept 2022.

This isn't really a tour, but if you're looking for an interesting way to discover some of the most notable locations in the city, you may want to consider one of these games.

There is currently just one other mystery game in addition to the Red Light District game which offers an alternative look at Amsterdam:

  • The Mystery of the Golden Tulip

These games aren't free, but at €10-€15, they're definitely in the range of what one might tip a guide for a pay-what-you-wish walking tour.


Even a free food tour of Amsterdam can be pay-what-you-wish to attend! Free samples are handed out throughout the tour.

Keep in mind, however, that you should have cash on hand if you want to purchase more of your favorite treats.

Free Food Tours in Amsterdam

Discover why Amsterdammers eat 17 kilos of cheese a year, what are bitterballen or kroketten, and when do we eat it, what is a typical Dutch dinner, and where can you get the best chocolate from Amsterdam.

The tour is pay-what-you-wish (and the samples are included). It runs on Saturdays at 10:30 am.

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Canal Cruise Amsterdam

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Food Tour of Amsterdam

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Amsterdam Bike Tour + Boat Trip

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Amsterdam - Bruges Excursion

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Transfers in Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum & Canal Cruise

Van Gogh Museum & Canal Cruise

Amsterdam Bike Tour

Amsterdam Bike Tour

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Giethoorn Day Trip

Private Amsterdam Tour

Private Amsterdam Tour

Anne Frank Jewish Quarter Tour

Anne Frank Jewish Quarter Tour

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Tour of Rotterdam, Delft, The Hague and Madurodam

Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise

Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise

Brussels Day Trip

Brussels Day Trip

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Civitatis Travel Insurance

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Xtracold Icebar Ticket

Canal Night Cruise

Canal Night Cruise

Amsterdam History Tour

Amsterdam History Tour

Amsterdam Red Light District Tour

Amsterdam Red Light District Tour

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Amsterdam - Culture & fun in the Dutch capital

The Amsterdam lifestyle is special. Laid-back & liberal, this colourful city of canals & coffeshops is a cosmopolitan place with a charming small-town feel. Hip, trendy, modern & stylish mix with ancient character, winding streets & 17th Century narrow houses to create a cultural playground of wonderful museums, incredible works of art, beautiful parks, numerous cycle-paths & enlightened cannabis culture. Amsterdam is also a non-stop party capital served by vibrant restaurants & cafés, many atmospheric pubs & clubs in areas like Rembrandtplein or grittier bars in Jordan & music venues around Leidseplein.

A Free walking Tour in Amsterdam is a must to get under the skin of this fantastic capital. Your Freetour.com recommended tour with a lovely local guide will reveal interesting insights to Dutch lifestyle as well as over 800 years of remarkable history, key sights & locations such as Rembrandt's House, the neoclassical Royal palace and famous Red light district along with some unusual sights, stories & insider tips. And after a free tour there are many things to do in Amsterdam. Explore rich artistic heritage at the Van Gogh Museum or Rijksmuseum, shop on Leidsestraat or Kalverstraat, visit the Anne Frank House, indulge in local delicacies, smoke a spliff or just sip a Heinekan in Dam Square. Whatever you do you'll surely feel Amsterdam is a place to embrace & enjoy life.


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Free Walking Tour Amsterdam

Explore amsterdam through the eyes of a local, free  amsterdam walking tour.

Free Walking Tours Amsterdam tells you the best stories that Amsterdam has to offer. Discover why Amsterdam is known as the most liberal city in the world. How did this small fishing village become so important in the 17th century? As Dutch guides, we will tell you all about the Dutch culture and its typical food.

Since Amsterdam has so much to offer, we offer different tours. Firstly, we have the Classic Tour that covers the 17th century history and is the most general and popular tour that we have. We have the Food Tour , during which we discuss and taste tasty and weird Dutch staples and snacks. The Alternative Tour shows you a different side of Amsterdam's culture, with more focus on Amsterdam subculture, street art and drugs policy. Our latest tour is the Dark Side Tour of Amsterdam, an evening tour that explores the haunted history of medieval Amsterdam about the city's urban legends and grim past.

With its cute narrow streets and alluring alleys, Amsterdam is great for a walking tour. We show you around where bus tours or boat tours can’t reach. Dutch guides show you all the interesting sites of Amsterdam and give you a great local perspective of the city.

It is like taking a walk with a local friend, book now and explore Amsterdam as an Amsterdammer!

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