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Description
  • When the night falls, mysterious myths and terrifying tales come alive through the cobbled streets and canals of Amsterdam. Delve into dark folklore to enjoy an authentic, educational, and sometimes scary, experience
  •  - Hear stories of Cornelia at Begijnhof 
  •  - Travel to where the guillotine was introduced, Nieuwmarkt 
  •  - Snap photos of the Trippenhuis, and discuss the Golden Age
  •  - Go ghost-hunting at Schreierstoren 
  •  - Walk by Oudezijds Voorburgwal 
  • Once upon a time, Amsterdam was known as a place full of ghosts, witches, and demons. After all, during its more than 800 years of history, the city has had its fair share of death and disease, pain and suffering, and murder and mayhem. Join our ghost walker as he leads you through the truly dark and terror-filled history of Amsterdam.The tours are conducted by an experienced guide who is well versed in the history of his city and its haunted sites. Through the ancient art of storytelling he will take you back in time and make you relive those days when ghosts and demons still roamed the town.Perhaps he will tell you the tale of the devout nun Cornelia who returned from the dead to haunt her sisters. Or you will hear about the ghost of Old Cornelius, who slowly drove his killer to madness. Or the monk Aloysius who lived a depraved and treacherous life, and whose ghost is perhaps still hidden somewhere in the attic of an Amsterdam canal house, searching for his head
  •  We built this tour because it is a different side of Amsterdam, which often goes untold to tourists though is familiar to locals.
  • When the night falls, mysterious myths and terrifying tales come alive through the cobbled streets and canals of Amsterdam. Delve into dark folklore to enjoy an authentic, educational, and sometimes scary, experience - Hear stories of Cornelia at Begijnhof  - Travel to where the guillotine was introduced, Nieuwmarkt  - Snap photos of the Trippenhuis, and discuss the Golden Age - Go ghost-hunting at Schreierstoren  - Walk by Oudezijds Voorburgwal Once upon a time, Amsterdam was known as a place full of ghosts, witches, and demons. After all, during its more than 800 years of history, the city has had its fair share of death and disease, pain and suffering, and murder and mayhem. Join our ghost walker as he leads you through the truly dark and terror-filled history of Amsterdam.The tours are conducted by an experienced guide who is well versed in the history of his city and its haunted sites. Through the ancient art of storytelling he will take you back in time and make you relive those days when ghosts and demons still roamed the town.Perhaps he will tell you the tale of the devout nun Cornelia who returned from the dead to haunt her sisters. Or you will hear about the ghost of Old Cornelius, who slowly drove his killer to madness. Or the monk Aloysius who lived a depraved and treacherous life, and whose ghost is perhaps still hidden somewhere in the attic of an Amsterdam canal house, searching for his head We built this tour because it is a different side of Amsterdam, which often goes untold to tourists though is familiar to locals.
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Version 6 – July 12, 2020 21:50

Know Before You Go
  • Please bring comfortable walking shoes
  • Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
  • Please bring warm clothing
Know Before You Book
  • This is a walking tour
  • No transport costs are included. Your guide will help you get around on the day

Version 5 – July 12, 2020 21:48

Included
  • A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
  • Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
Excluded
  • Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Transportation on the day if required

Version 4 – July 12, 2020 21:48

Description
  • When the night falls, mysterious myths and terrifying tales come alive through the cobbled streets and canals of Amsterdam. Delve into dark folklore to enjoy an authentic, educational, and sometimes scary, experience - Hear stories of Cornelia at Begijnhof  - Travel to where the guillotine was introduced, Nieuwmarkt  - Snap photos of the Trippenhuis, and discuss the Golden Age - Go ghost-hunting at Schreierstoren  - Walk by Oudezijds Voorburgwal Once upon a time, Amsterdam was known as a place full of ghosts, witches, and demons. After all, during its more than 800 years of history, the city has had its fair share of death and disease, pain and suffering, and murder and mayhem. Join our ghost walker as he leads you through the truly dark and terror-filled history of Amsterdam.The tours are conducted by an experienced guide who is well versed in the history of his city and its haunted sites. Through the ancient art of storytelling he will take you back in time and make you relive those days when ghosts and demons still roamed the town.Perhaps he will tell you the tale of the devout nun Cornelia who returned from the dead to haunt her sisters. Or you will hear about the ghost of Old Cornelius, who slowly drove his killer to madness. Or the monk Aloysius who lived a depraved and treacherous life, and whose ghost is perhaps still hidden somewhere in the attic of an Amsterdam canal house, searching for his head We built this tour because it is a different side of Amsterdam, which often goes untold to tourists though is familiar to locals.
  • When the night falls, mysterious myths and terrifying tales come alive through the cobbled streets and canals of Amsterdam. Delve into dark folklore to enjoy an authentic, educational, and sometimes scary, experience.Hear stories of Cornelia at Begijnhof Travel to where the guillotine was introduced, Nieuwmarkt Snap photos of the Trippenhuis , and discuss the Golden AgeGo ghost-hunting at Schreierstoren Walk by Oudezijds Voorburgwal Once upon a time, Amsterdam was known as a place full of ghosts, witches, and demons. After all, during its more than 800 years of history, the city has had its fair share of death and disease, pain and suffering, and murder and mayhem. Join our ghost walker as he leads you through the truly dark and terror-filled history of Amsterdam.The tours are conducted by an experienced guide who is well versed in the history of his city and its haunted sites. Through the ancient art of storytelling he will take you back in time and make you relive those days when ghosts and demons still roamed the town.Perhaps he will tell you the tale of the devout nun Cornelia who returned from the dead to haunt her sisters. Or you will hear about the ghost of Old Cornelius, who slowly drove his killer to madness. Or the monk Aloysius who lived a depraved and treacherous life, and whose ghost is perhaps still hidden somewhere in the attic of an Amsterdam canal house, searching for his head. We built this tour because it is a different side of Amsterdam, which often goes untold to tourists though is familiar to locals.
Highlights
  • Hear stories of Cornelia at Begijnhof
  • Travel to where the guillotine was introduced
  • Snap photos of the Trippenhuis
  • Go ghost-hunting
  • Walk by Oudezijds Voorburgwal

Version 3 – July 12, 2020 21:46

Product Name
  • Private Walking Tour of the Dark Side of Amsterdam
  • The Dark Side of Amsterdam
Description Summary
  • Be guided by a professional storyteller and hear about Amsterdam's ghosts, ghouls, witches, and demons.
  • Be guided by a professional storyteller and hear about Amsterdam's ghosts, ghouls, witches, and demons.
Description
  • When the night falls, mysterious myths and terrifying tales come alive through the cobbled streets and canals of Amsterdam. Delve into dark folklore to enjoy an authentic, educational, and sometimes scary, experience.Hear stories of Cornelia at Begijnhof Travel to where the guillotine was introduced, Nieuwmarkt Snap photos of the Trippenhuis , and discuss the Golden AgeGo ghost-hunting at Schreierstoren Walk by Oudezijds Voorburgwal Once upon a time, Amsterdam was known as a place full of ghosts, witches, and demons. After all, during its more than 800 years of history, the city has had its fair share of death and disease, pain and suffering, and murder and mayhem. Join our ghost walker as he leads you through the truly dark and terror-filled history of Amsterdam.The tours are conducted by an experienced guide who is well versed in the history of his city and its haunted sites. Through the ancient art of storytelling he will take you back in time and make you relive those days when ghosts and demons still roamed the town.Perhaps he will tell you the tale of the devout nun Cornelia who returned from the dead to haunt her sisters. Or you will hear about the ghost of Old Cornelius, who slowly drove his killer to madness. Or the monk Aloysius who lived a depraved and treacherous life, and whose ghost is perhaps still hidden somewhere in the attic of an Amsterdam canal house, searching for his head. We built this tour because it is a different side of Amsterdam, which often goes untold to tourists though is familiar to locals.
  • When the night falls, mysterious myths and terrifying tales come alive through the cobbled streets and canals of Amsterdam. Delve into dark folklore to enjoy an authentic, educational, and sometimes scary, experience.Hear stories of Cornelia at Begijnhof Travel to where the guillotine was introduced, Nieuwmarkt Snap photos of the Trippenhuis , and discuss the Golden AgeGo ghost-hunting at Schreierstoren Walk by Oudezijds Voorburgwal Once upon a time, Amsterdam was known as a place full of ghosts, witches, and demons. After all, during its more than 800 years of history, the city has had its fair share of death and disease, pain and suffering, and murder and mayhem. Join our ghost walker as he leads you through the truly dark and terror-filled history of Amsterdam.The tours are conducted by an experienced guide who is well versed in the history of his city and its haunted sites. Through the ancient art of storytelling he will take you back in time and make you relive those days when ghosts and demons still roamed the town.Perhaps he will tell you the tale of the devout nun Cornelia who returned from the dead to haunt her sisters. Or you will hear about the ghost of Old Cornelius, who slowly drove his killer to madness. Or the monk Aloysius who lived a depraved and treacherous life, and whose ghost is perhaps still hidden somewhere in the attic of an Amsterdam canal house, searching for his head. We built this tour because it is a different side of Amsterdam, which often goes untold to tourists though is familiar to locals.
Cancellation Notes
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund
  • Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund
  • Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund