A walk around Amsterdam’s Second Golden Age

When you think about Amsterdam, the city center is identified by its famous ring of canals dating from the 17th century. Bordering the center is the Singelgracht canal where a number of important monuments collectively tell the story of Amsterdam’s Second Golden Age, the period of growth which began after the opening of the North Sea Canal in 1876.

FOR WHOM

  • Architecture enthusiasts
  • History buffs
  • City walkers

PROGRAM

TimeActivity
10:00 or 02:00 pmMeet and greet at Café Restaurant
De Ysbreeker
12:00 pm or 04:00 pmEnd of the tour at Frederiksplein

Description of the tour: A walk around Amsterdam’s Second Golden Age

Walking tour • 10:00 – 12:00 pm or 02:00 pm – 04:00 pm • Group size (2-8) • €37.72 pp

The walking tour starts at the Weesperzijde, the old exit road to Utrecht, over land and water. From here, we walk past the main buildings and urban structures on the eastern side of the city which express the development of Amsterdam from the end of the 19th century.
I will show you new types of buildings, typical of the modernization at that time: railway stations, hotels, exhibition and stock exchange buildings, hospitals and more. With the subsequent changes in the city, these buildings were absorbed into a new context and gained new meaning. We will end our walk at the Frederiksplein, the square which came to house the new elite of the city in spacious mansions, situated in green surroundings. This is also the place where the modern age is manifested.

About David

A walk around Amsterdam's Second Golden Age hosted by David

by Alina Krasieva

I work for the City of Amsterdam and I am a specialist in Amsterdam architecture. I have published a large number of articles about historical Amsterdam architecture and am an active member of Het Cuypersgenootschap, an organization dedicated to the preservation and dissemination of knowledge about architecture of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Please click on the Want to personalize this offer? if you are interested in this option. Other dates can also be arranged on request.

This Tour Includes:

  • A guide who specializes in Amsterdam architecture
  • Great conversation and discussion
  • Coffee or tea

Book a Date

Special price for groups (4+ persons), or want to personalize this offer? Contact A Dutch Experience

Date Price Qty
04-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
05-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
06-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
11-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
12-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
13-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
18-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
19-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
20-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
25-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
26-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
27-10-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
01-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
02-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
03-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
08-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
09-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
10-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
15-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
16-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
17-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*   Expired
22-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  
23-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  
24-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  
29-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  
30-11-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  
01-12-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  
06-12-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  
07-12-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  
08-12-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  
13-12-2019 02:00 - 04:00 pm €37.72 (EUR)*  

* All prices include 21% VAT and 3.9% transaction costs.


Location:

Address:
Weesperzijde 23 1091 EC, Amsterdam
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