Rembrandt's city and home semi-private guided walking tour | Amsterdam, Netherlands | GoComGo.com

Rembrandt's city and home semi-private guided walking tour

Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Follow in the footsteps of the world’s most famous Dutch artist, Rembrandt, while visiting the streets and districts where he once lived. On this 2.5-hour semi-private guided tour, for up to 8 guests, you will walk through the streets and square that inspired the 17th-century artist’s works, ending with a skip the line guided visit of his house.The tour will begin with a walk through Spiegelquarter, a district known for a wide array of antiques and artistic goods. Afterward, wander the Keizersgracht or Emperor’s canal, where you’ll discuss one of Rembrandt’s most successful apprentices.In Rembrandt Square, you’ll hear about the Night Watch Guards, who were characters in one of the artist’s most popular works. His painting is recreated here in bronze sculpture. In Staalstraat, learn about the local Drapers Guild, represented by Rembrandt.Finally, in Waterloo Square, you will discover the former Jewish Quarter, home to a variety of immigrants including Rembrandt and his wife. The couple spent many years living here, near the Amstel River, where their house still stands as a museum dedicated to the artist’s life. It includes etchings and other works done by Rembrandt himself. The furnishings are authentic to the 1600s, reconstituted thanks to auction archives from the period. Wander Rembrandt’s office and see how he produced his work, peeking at the more intimate side of the artist’s life.
What's included
Entrance ticket
  • Entrance ticket
    Not included
    Where
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
     Meeting point:
    Meet your guide outside the Cobra Cafe by the Toilet/Parking entrance on the north side of the building facing the Rijksmuseum. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the tours start time.
    What To Expect
    • Learn about the life of world-famous artist Rembrandt with a guide
    • Walk through Spiegelquarter, Keizersgracht and the Emperor’s canal
    • Visit the house where Rembrandt lived, which stands as a museum dedicated to the artist’s life
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    US$ 93
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