Self-guided Discovery Walk in Amsterdam’s city centre: an alternative route
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Self-guided Discovery Walk in Amsterdam’s city centre: an alternative route

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Flexible
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 1 hour 30 minutes to 3 hours
Do this because
  • Explore Amsterdam during this interactive and fun discovery walk
  • Learn about the history and local stories of the city centre in a playful way
  • Solve location-based riddles to unlock directions to your next stop along the route
  • See popular sights from a different angle and discover hidden local spots
What to expect

Want a different take on the city center? Go on this playful walk created by the co-founders, Kristina & Wendy, to make wonderful new memories. Follow location-based riddles to discover our favorite Greek takeaway shop, the most original gift store, a turtle statue, a skinny bridge and sunny terraces – in gardens, with river views and on rooftops! Along the way, learn about the history of the city and its inhabitants.

This playful alternative walk across Amsterdam’s city center sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know Amsterdam or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.

Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:

  • Nieuwmarkt and the old city gate
  • The famous Rembrandt Huis
  • The Waterlooplein flea market
  • Strolling along the gorgeous Amstel riverside
  • Utrechtsestraat (great for (window)shopping!)
  • The hustle and bustle of Rembrandtplein

This discovery walk is an educational and fun activity for friends, couples, families with kids, curious locals, visitors, and team building. You can fully enjoy this experience of connecting with the city while staying in your own group.

Along the way, enjoy meaningful moments of discovery; explore, learn and have fun! Use #secretcitytrails to be featured on the company's social media and enter a monthly raffle to win a free discovery walk.

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Nieuwmarkt 4, 1012 CR Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meeting point:

Start your Discovery Game in front of Cafe de Waag on Nieuwmarkt

What to remember
  • You will receive your game within 24 hours after your booking
  • This is a self-guided tour, there is no tour guide that meets you at the start location
  • You will receive an email with a link to your game. The link to the game is valid up to 6 months after the purchase. By tapping the play button your game opens in your phone’s browser. No downloads needed
  • You can stop the game and take a break at any point and start where you left off later
  • You can play any day of the week, starting between 9.00am and 3.00pm at the latest
  • The game is recommended to be played in a team of 1-5 people
  • You can share a team viewer link, so everyone can read riddles and stories on their phones. Just make sure to select one person to enter answers
  • Start in front of Cafe de Waag on Nieuwmarkt
  • End near Muntplein
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  • You can play any day of the week, starting between 9.00am and 3.00pm at the latest
  • You can start the game up to 6 months after the purchase
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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