Following the footsteps of Rembrandt in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tea Gudek Snajdar, Culture Tourist

Stops

13

Stories

44

Distance

2km

Duration

1h20min

Audio

Human Voice

Description

One of the most famous Dutch painters, Rembrandt van Rijn, spent most of his life in Amsterdam.
Many places where he lived, worked or that he painted could still be seen today. This tour is going to take you on a journey through time to the Dutch Golden Age. You’re going to follow in his footsteps and discover Rembrandt’s Amsterdam.

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Highlights

  • De Oude Kerk

    1. De Oude Kerk

    The oldest church in Amsterdam, where three of Rembrandt's children were baptised. And where his wife Saskia was buried.
  • Dutch East India Company

    2. Dutch East India Company

    The first international company in the world. Many Rembrandt's clients worked for it.
  • Aluminiumbrug

    3. Aluminiumbrug

    Street where Rembrandt and Saskia lived between 1635 and 1637. And where one of his most famous paintings was painted and displayed.

Featured stories

Tea Gudek Snajdar, Culture Tourist

Tea Gudek Snajdar is an art historian and a travel blogger from Amsterdam. On her blog, www.culturetourist.com, she's writing about art, culture and history of European destinations.

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Details

Starting point Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 147, 1012 RJ Amsterdam, closest tram stop is Dam
Finishing point Jodenbreestraat 4, 1011 NK Amsterdam
Areas Amsterdam centre, De Wallen neighbourhood and Jewish Quarter.
Opening hours Although not included in this tour, you can pay a visit to the Rembrandt House Museum at the end of it. Museum is open daily from 10 AM to 6 PM.
Recommended visiting hours Tour is taking place in the city, so you can take it whenever you want.
Additional admission Tour finishes in front the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam. In case you would like to visit it, the entrance fee is 14 euros for adults and 5 euros for children (5 - 17 years old).

Why take a self-guided tour?

This is a self-guided tour based on the award-winning storytelling concept developed by Clio Muse and the fascinating narratives prepared by our handpicked destination experts.

You can enjoy each multilingual tour by using your smartphone or tablet at your own pace even if you are offline. The interactive map on your screen will guide you step-by-step as you explore all points of interest along your route. Each stop comes with a selection of our signature stories allowing you to tailor the tour experience to your personal interests and schedule.

After downloading Clio Muse app, you can access this tour and activate it any moment you wish and also repeat it any time. To best enjoy our multimedia self-guided tour (comprising maps, video, audio and text) we recommend the use of headphones.