Explore Amsterdam’s typical – in fact typically Jordanese – almshouses; old brown cafes and local markets on a private Jordaan tour. Hear about people that inhabit Jordaan including the singers, criminals, artists and philanthropists that gave the Jordaan its colorful history.
You start your tour at the 85-meter tall church tower in Westermarkt that served as a beacon for the inhabitants of the Jordaan. Admire the secluded courtyards and learn about the early example of social housing that gives the city its unique character.
Walk along the flower dotted bridges and canals to reach Jordaan's shopping paradise, with its art galleries, markets and many narrow streets. Creative entrepreneurs and small businesses still give color to the streets and canals. On Saturdays you an visit the local weekly market.
Discover how Jordaan's unique culture has contributed to the music scene and end your tour in one of the neighborhood’s oldest bars with a ‘pikketanussie’ (Dutch gin).