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Black Heritage Amsterdam Tours
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The Black Heritage Amsterdam Tour is about the 'hidden histories' of the African Diaspora from the 17th century to the present and is for everyone who is interested in learning more. We travel throughout the city canals on-board a classic canal boat...more
Dam 7, 1012 JS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 21322299
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As someone who is always looking for the real history of places, this tour did just that. From a beautiful canal boat ride, we were able to go through the timeline of the African presence during the Golden Age. This is a wonderful tour was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank narp729
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

We are two white locals from Southern Europe and not only were we amazed by the amount of black history in The Netherlands but also mesmerized and flabbergastered by Erik's sparkling personality! He is funny but also organised and knowleadgable, he knows his stories and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank garrineta
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This tour was one of the major highlights of our stay in Amsterdam! We contacted Jennifer quite last minute and she was so accommodating of us. The tour started at the Rijksmuseum and was so eye-opening! As a history and museum/art buff - the focus...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Fearless04767420282
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Jennifer Tosch, Founder and CEO of this tour company is steeped in the history of the African Diaspora and Amsterdam. Her dual master’s degrees in Heritage and Memory Studies from the University of Amsterdam along with her familial ties to Surinam, South America (a former...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MsWell-Traveled
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Loved loved this tour. Jennifer was great. She explained so many things, a wealth of info and made the tour fun. Definitely want to take another tour with her. It is not just about Black Heritage-mixes in a lot of valuable info so there is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank JJBBMOW
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

What I experienced during the tour was astonishing. I was born and raised in Holland. My parents taught us everything they know about their Suriname/marron history, traditions and culture. Attending school as a young girl and later woman you get to learn everything about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dvrede
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Firstly, want to thank Jennifer Tosch for a sublime tour relating to the Black Heritage within Amsterdam since 1600s. The tour I attended included a trip in a classic canal boat and finishing up in the famous Rijksmuseum. If anyone is intrigued, curious and seeking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Joy Patricia J
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Hands down the best historical tour I've been on in Europe. Jennifer was exceptionally knowledgeable and it was great to learn more about the African history in Amsterdam. The tour does not sugarcoat the atrocities Africans of the diaspora experience however truly demonstrates how Africans...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank TheCurator1
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a fantastic tour with Jennifer. She was very professional, humorous, and detailed. We highly recommend this tour!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank nicolekY8975LH
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This tour is so good, if you missed it your first time in Amsterdam THIS IS THE MAIN REASON TO MAKE A SECOND TRIP! Unsure of what the day held, I met up with Ms.Jennifer in the city center and from the moment she started...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank martysandiego24
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30 June 2018|
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Response from tootypuff |
Oh no. I leave the 28th but would be happy to book a tour with someone. I’ll be there solo 8/22-28.
8 April 2018|
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Response from Jennifer T | Property representative |
Greetings please email us via the website.