Combined package City tour hop on hop off and Body Worlds: Combine an adventure through the streets of Amsterdam with one through the human body on this captivating combo tour. Amsterdam is a charming city of canals, leafy squares and old churches just begging to be explored, and your bus ticket will give you plenty of opportunities to do so. Then take a different kind of journey, a journey of discovery into the human body itself at The Happiness Project, a new exhibition at Body Worlds, the weird and wonderful travelling museum of real human bodies.
Grab your ticket and hop aboard the bus for a cruise around Amsterdam, spotting all the sights of this beautiful and historic city. Breeze from the red light district to the old harbour, through the flea market and along the Amstel River. Spot the Skinny Bridge, quaint churches and exciting museums. The bus has a completely transparent roof, and is open top in summer, with a 16 language audio guide to fill you in on the culture and history of Amsterdam.
Then visit The Happiness Project, one in the world-famous series of exhibitions by Body Worlds, showing real, plastinated human bodies. Plastination, invented in 1977 by German anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens, completely stops the decay and dehydration of human tissue in a revolutionary new way. Anyone with an interest in science, medicine, anatomy or psychology will love The Happiness Project, as it attempts to shed light on that most elusive of human emotions, happiness. And with your hop on-hop off bus tickets you’re guaranteed to find some happiness of your own as you explore the beautiful city of Amsterdam with this great value combo tour.
Meeting/ pick-up point: All bus excursions depart from 26 Damrak, Amsterdam.
Duration: Bus tour takes one-and-three-quarter hours. Body Worlds visit takes between one-and-a-half and two hours.
Start/opening time: First bus departure at 9.30am till 5pm. From March 20th 2015 till October 25th 2015 departure at 9.10am till 7pm. Departure every 15-20 minutes. Body World: At 10am.
End/closing time: Body World closes between 6pm and 9pm, depending on the day.
Languages: Bus audio guides available in 16 languages: Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish and Catalan, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Arabic, Japanese, Chinese, Hebrew, Russian, Turkish and Greek.
Others: The Body Worlds admission is for use on the same day as the bus ticket . Pick up tickets at Damrak 26.