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City Sightseeing Amsterdam

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Address: Damrak 34, 1012 LK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 420 4000
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Our Hop on Hop off bus and boat offers you a wonderful opportunity to...

Our Hop on Hop off bus and boat offers you a wonderful opportunity to discover Amsterdam. The bus brings you to the most famous sights in our city: the Red Light District, the old port, the flea market, the river Amstel, the Magere Brug and the museums. You can get on or off as often as you like at the 23 centrally located stops throughout the city (Damrak, Rembrandt Square, Heineken Experience, Leidse Square, Anne Frank House).

Tip: Download our City sightseeing App for real time view of our buses and boats. And location of our stops!

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Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Optional Canal Cruise
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Lovely way to get to know the canals

We took only the boat hop on hop off (you can choose also the bus, but we rented bikes for that) The boats have an audioguide (they provide you with headphones, but I recommend... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took only the boat hop on hop off (you can choose also the bus, but we rented bikes for that) The boats have an audioguide (they provide you with headphones, but I recommend BYO) You get to see the lovely amsterdam canals and learn a lot about the places and some houses. A must!

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Bought a bus/boat 48hour ticket. Did a round trip on the canals which was nice, however they need for history type information i believe. Bus was good also, more frequent than other places, having the app was handy though as you could see which bus/boat was where and determine when you needed to go to what stop. The buses were... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

For our first day here we bought a 24 hour pass that included the bus and boat cruise. We went on 2 different cruises and also used the bus. The cruisers were relaxing and informative. The bus experience was similar although cruising is naturally more relaxing. Staff were polite and helpful right from the ticket booth to the boats/busses. I... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The positives; I have used these buses before in UK and European Cities and previously have found them very good. We were in Amsterdam for one day and felt that this would be a good way to get around the city in a short period of time. We purchased the joint bus/ canal trip. The canal tour was good The... More 

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Juliën v, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Madam, I am sorry to read you had a bad experience with our services, so my apologies for that. If you ever return to Amsterdam, please let me know, or if you wish to elaborate more please contact us at customer.experience@citysightseeingamsterdam.nl More 

london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent tour both on the and the canal boats Sonia was great on the bus and a young lady whose name stated with R was on both our canal trips the green line and tha blue line

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Juliën v, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Amsterdam, responded to this review

HI Jerry, Well thank you for your sweet words! I will pass them on :) Kind regards, Juliën More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have done many of these trips in varying cities around the world. They are usually a good way to get orientated, but sadly the Amsterdam version was very badly organised. It cost us €28 each for a combined ticket for the bus and boat and once we had paid we got in the queue, waiting for over an hour... More 

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Juliën v, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear Caroline, I am sorry to read that your experience with us did not meet your expectations. If you have anything you would like to elaborate on please contact us at customer.experience@citysightseeingamsterdam.nl Kind regards, Juliën More 

scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was too busy we waited 20 minutes for boat then only let a few people on then told rest to wait on next boat which was another 20/25 minutes. The bus stops weren't well marked out and again when bus came was full and had to wait again so we didn't use it paid €56 too go one stop... More 

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Juliën v, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Amsterdam, responded to this review

Dear Pamela, Sorry to read that you did not have a good experience on our hop on hop off. If you have anything you would like to elaborate on please contact us at customer.experience@citysightseeingamsterdam.nl Kind regards, Juliën More 

Castle Rock, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was easy to find and get on. We got all the way around in a bit over an hour. We learned a lot on the bus and decided what we were going to see in greater detail. This was much better than the one in London and Dublin.

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Juliën v, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Amsterdam, responded to this review

Hey Holden, Thank you for telling us we are better than London and Dublin!. But no suprise of course, Amsterdam is the best city in the world! bye! Juliën More 

Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good way of getting an introduction to the geography of Amsterdam. Get the boat and bus ticket for the better experience. Buses very regular: boats less so and a fair bit of duplication on the green and blue routes. Discounts available but not for families😫

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Juliën v, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Amsterdam, responded to this review

Hi Gary, Thank you for your review. I will have a talk to my boss about family discounts ;-) Come back sometime! Kind regards, Juliën More 

Croydon, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a quick easy way to see Amsterdam in a hurry, this is for you. The company have excellent, friendly, infomative people who show you the sights as well as imparting their vast knowledge of the city. I would like to single out Samanta who was the friendliest person in the city and had a knowledge of the... More 

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Juliën v, Guest Relations Manager at City Sightseeing Amsterdam, responded to this review

Hi Kevin! Thank you for yor words on Samanta, I will pass them on. Kind regards, Juliën More 

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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