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Experience the real Amsterdam - through real stories of real locals.

ORIGINAL WHO IS AMSTERDAM  experience

 

KNOW THE PEOPLE, LIVE THE CITY

The Red Light District. Coffee shops. Bicycles. Canals. Entrepreneurship. Free thinking. The happiest children in the world! Oh, and beer.  Amsterdam is famous for many things. But how do we really live? Let us take you into the living room of our city to experience the real Amsterdam. Skip your guide books and enter the minds and lives of iconic Amsterdammers!

From a sex worker, a bike mechanic, local pirate, to a cannabis connoisseur. We interviewed a bunch of interesting locals to bring you real-life stories you can't hear elsewhere. You'll even meet two of them! Follow us to iconic local places that locals love and enjoy some local food and drinks (Did we mention Amsterdam's favourite apple pie?) to keep you going. Trust us, this is one epic Amsterdam adventure you'll never forget.

449 EUR for up to a group of 8

Email us at least 2 weeks in advance

Available upon request

Duration

4 hours

Group size

Up to 8 people

Steps

8253

THIS EXPERIENCE includes:

  • Meet-and-greets with 2 Amsterdammers who embody topics the city is famous for.

  • A slice of the best apple pie in town and a cup of coffee or tea (Got a dietary restriction? Let us know when you book!)

  • A delicious local craft beer in Amsterdam's "most honest" microbrewery (Not a beer lover? We have other options!)

  • Access to a real brothel in the Red Light District.

  • The undivided attention of your new best friend in Amsterdam who doubles as your guide, storyteller and Amsterdam Wikipedia

  • Awesome tips for the rest of your stay in Amsterdam

To book an experience, email us with your preferred date/time and number of people.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How does this experience work?

We start off with a warm welcome! Then our adventure begins. We take you to 8 stops where we share stories of 8 unique locals. We don't wanna spoil the fun, but it's good to know that some places we go to include a cannabis cafe, a brothel, an epic local business with a hidden secret, and Amsterdam's most special microbrewery. Halfway, we also stop at a 200 year old brown cafe to enjoy Amsterdam's best apple pie and a beverage. Sounds good, right?

Why is called Who is Amsterdam?

We believe the heart of a city are the people. That's why we choose to share real-life stories instead of facts and figures of iconic Amsterdam topics. Stories stick. Facts fade.

What is the minimum/maximum group size?

To keep things intimate, the biggest group size is 8 persons tops and 2 to get started.

Can I book an experience outside of the times and days as stated?

Availability is dependent on the featured Amsterdammers. Email us at least a week in advance to inquire.

Is this experience alright for teens?

We talk about cannabis and sex work, but nothing too explicit. We see this as an educational and informative experience, so if you don't mind, we won't say no!