Amsterdam City Tours, Marken

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Separated by a storm from the mainland in medieval times, Amsterdam City Tours stands as a traditional Dutch fishing village frozen in time. Though today reconnected with a dike, the small island (now peninsular) town retains much of its tradition and culture. Wander along the waterfront and down quiet streets surrounded by wooden houses, and you'll feel as though you've stepped back several centuries. Keep an eye out for the "Horse of Marken," a lighthouse on the peninsula with a 16 m (54 ft) tower dedicated to guiding sailors and fishermen to safety. Stop by the local museum to learn more about age-old Dutch traditions, the history of the town, and the traditional clothing worn in the past by the population. Don't miss the wooden shoe workshop in the village, which produces a classic symbol of Holland. Make Amsterdam City Tours a centerpiece of your Marken vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Marken trip planner .
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  • We booked what we thought was a full day tour of Amsterdam, Delft and the Hague. When we arrived we got two tickets one for the morning and another in the afternoon with a 2 1/2 break at a train stati...  more »
  • Loved the city, the tour with pop and hop boat as it’s much cheaper and You can use the tickets for 24 hours , in and out plus u get use the same buss with the same ticket. Very nice city , nice views...  more »
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