The history of Dutch seafaring

Route: The Museum of Navigation – “Amsterdam” A copy of the trading schooner – The building of the East India Company – The Wailing Tower.

Visit to the museum of navigation and a copy of the merchant ship “Amsterdam”.

Acquaintance with the history of the Dutch East India Company (1602 – 1798yy.)

What is this excursion about?

Did you know that piracy, slave trade, shipbuilding, and the discoveries: New Zealand – Tasmania-Manhattan, the foundation of Cape Town and the Anglo-Dutch wars of the 17th century, are all links of the same chain.

And its name is sailing! Holland has been the main sea carrier of Europe for 200 years. The main goal set by a small but mighty sea power,is trade.

The tour is scheduled for 3 hours.

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Tour information

Duration: 2 hours


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Red Lights district
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum (National Gallery)
A tuk-tuk tour in Amsterdam
Canal-cruise in the candlelight
The Royal Palace, Amsterdam
Amsterdam – the city of Rembrandt
A tour to the world of purses
Amsterdam sightseeing tour on a private boat
The history of Dutch seafaring

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ZaanseSchans – mill park
Fishing village Volendam
Holland as it is
Castle de Haar
Marken – the former isle
Castle Muiderslot
Keukenhofflower park
Tour to Edam
Haarlem (Frans Hals museum)
Flowers Auction, Aaslmeer
A village with no roads
Zaandam (The house where Peter the Firststayed)
Het Loo Palace
Zuiderzee” Enkhuizen (the open-air museum Zuiderzee)
Alkmaar (cheese market)

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