Walk through an interesting area in the city and listen to our explanations about buildings and projects! 100% Covid-proof and available 24/7.
We tell you the stories behind the buildings. Find out about historical and current developments and hear about the arguments and dilemmas behind urban issues.
All you need is a smartphone or tablet. Tours can be followed online or offline in your browser (no need for a special app) and are accessible via a link or QR-code. We provide 3–4 minutes of spoken explanations and 4–5 photos per stop as well as a GoogleMap with all the locations. We produce audiotours in English, Dutch or German.
architour develops audiotours for a.o. architecture firms, business associations and project developers. Just let us know what you’re interested in!
Originally, Damrak was the harbour of Amsterdam. A radical change came with the construction of the Central Station, which cut off the Damrak from the open harbour front. The second major intervention was the construction of the Beurs van Berlage. Today, Damrak is the entrance portal to Amsterdam. Let’s go and discover the Damrak!
Welcome to our audio tour along Kalverstraat and Heiligeweg – two of the many streets in Amsterdam where it’s worth to to lift your head above the shopfront, even if you have to strain your neck a bit. Above the shopping crowd you can discover the beauty of the old and new buildings. During this tour, you’ll hear a lot about the buildings through the centuries – from old chapels, small alleys and Art Deco shopping palaces to nearly forgotten stained glass windows. Discover Kalverstraat and Heiligeweg with architour!
Welcome to our audiotour on Dam Square! Chances are that you already know this place quite well. But is it self-evident that Dam square looks the way it does? We take the wide square with its granite pavement for granted – but in fact it is one of the most fluid city squares in Europe. During this tour you’ll find out about the origins of the square, but also about its architecture through the centuries. Discover the Dam with architour!
Who designed Rokin Plaza? How was the Bicycloud made? What is the story behind the Miracle Column? These and many more questions are answered during this audiotour along Rokin! An architecture guide from the architour-team takes you on a Corona-proof trip along Rokin and tells you the stories behind 15 remarkable buildings and projects – from Industria to Hotel De L’Europe. Let’s go!
Despite its humble dimensions, the Nes is quite a well-known address in Amsterdam – but most people only ever come here in the evening, when the many theaters and restaurants open their doors. But that’s exactly why there’s a lot to discover in daylight. On this audiotour, you’ll hear a lot about convents, theatres and tobacco. So let’s go and discover the Nes!