literary walk

Banned Books & Literary Walking Tour

Banned Books & Literary Walking Tour

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks, 1 ticket and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is extremely rare.

About your host

A historian and technologist, originally from New York City, I moved to Amsterdam and sought to find the origins of the global literary influence of the Dutch and Amsterdam, in particular. This walk is a tribute to Amsterdam, Dutch writers, the beauty of books, book markets and libraries, and their inspiration. You can find my list of suggested books on Goodreads "There is Something About…
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What we’ll do

Amsterdam has an incredibly rich literary history. Did you know that over 70 Amsterdam street names were named after Dutch writers and poets? Multiple factors provide the key to an understanding of the remarkable success the Dutch Republic had in the sphere of publishing, printing, and bookselling. In the 17th century, more books were printed in the Netherlands than in all other European countries…

What else you should know

Guests should wear walking shoes and be able to walk for 1.5 hours. I offer the tour on Friday for the AMS book Market but feel free to contact me for a private tour for 2 or more on other days.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Coffee at Literary Cafe or tea!
Tickets
Entrance to Embassy of the Free Mind - retail 12.50€
Equipment
Dutch writers map/list includes all the places we won't have time to see

What to bring

Comfortable walking shoes
Perhaps an umbrella, this is Amsterdam!
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literary walk
₹3,770 per person
₹3,770 per person