Culture Vultures, Family Friendly, First Timers, History Buffs, Uniquely Dutch
Dutch, English, Espanol, Francais, German, Italian, Japanese, Portugese, Russian
15 minutes prior to departure
On this City Canal Cruise – opposite Hard Rock Cafe, you will experience the best of Amsterdam. Sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful views of the 17th-century buildings. During this era Amsterdam experienced a massive economic boom that led to the creation of the canals around the city. It was designed to enable quick transport of goods. Hence, houses for working and living purposes were built along the canals. Today, you can admire these impressive buildings and beautiful gables.
The City Canal Cruise – opposite Hard Rock Cafe will also show you the 21st-century city that Amsterdam has become. You will see new architecture and bridges, showing a city that is rooted in history yet continues to develop and change.
Enjoy a 75-minute canal cruise and see the diversity of the city; from the Golden Bend to Overhoeks, the city’s newest quarter, and from the Music Building in the harbor to the impressive replica of a VOC ship, next to the Maritime Museum.
The City Canal Cruise – opposite Hard Rock Cafe is an ideal way to see the city when you are a first-time visitor. This tour is perfect for children too, as a special story audio tour for kids is available.
Depart right in the city center, opposite the Hard Rock Cafe. From Central Station you can take tram 1, 2, 5,11 and 12 to the tram stop at Leidseplein. From there, the dock is just a 2 minute walk.
The Museum Square is just a few steps away; a perfect opportunity to also visit the Van Gogh Museum or Rijksmuseum.
Enjoy this experience with our trusted partners: Blue Boat Company