Bike the Johan Cruijff – Johan Cruyff Tour
Johan Cruijff Tour
Johan Cruijff tour in Holland, where legends are born! Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Heineken and Cruijff.
Johan Cruijff was born in Amsterdam. He learned to play football on the city’s streets. We still can see his influence on how soccer is played all over the world. Pelé, Cruijff and Maradonna. The three biggest footballer from the 20th century!
As we tell you his life’s story you can soak authentic Amsterdam street football culture vibes.
11 am daily – 4 hours duration – € 52,50 per person
(including ticket €15,- Johan Cruijff Arena stadium tour)
The Johan Cruijff tour commences with your Amsterdam born guide in the east of Amsterdam.
- Then we will proceed to these highlights:
- Johan Cruijff´s place of birth
- The house where he lived with his parents
- The streets he played football on in his childhood
- Where he went to school
- The location of the old Ajax “De Meer” stadium
- Johan Cruyff Arena Stadium Amsterdam
- And much more….
Do you like football, its history and culture?
Then this fantastic tour featuring one of world’s best alltime players is for you!
Johan’s Cruijff place of Birth
Johan Cruijff was born in the east of Amsterdam in 1947. You will see the wonderful architecture of this place. The architect of this building is the same as The Music Hall (concertgebouw in Dutch) at Museumplein close to the Van Gogh museum.
Where did Johan Cruijff live?
We bike to the house where Johan Cruijff lived in his childhood. The architecture in the neighborhood is uncommon for what you are used to seeing in Amsterdam. There a some typical Cruijff quotes outside the house. You will have time to take a selfie in front of the house of one of world’s biggest football legends ever.
The streets where Johan Cruijff learned to play football
People in Holland learn to play football on the streets. That’s where we make friends and learn to play outside with children from other cultures and develop our social skills. Feel the street vibes and discover the real authentic old Amsterdam local people feeling which is rare nowadays.
Where did Johan Cruijff attend school?
His primary school is close by the house where he lived. Why did his teachers get annoyed at him?
Did he complete his schooling?
The old Ajax stadium
The old Ajax stadium called De Meer was where Johan signed his debut professional contract with Ajax? What was his influence on the team back then? This stadium was where Ajax wrote history winning the European Cup (nowadays the UEFA Champions League) three times in succession. We show you the symbol of the old centrespot of this authentic stadium and streets such as Wembleylaan, Delle Alpihof, Bernabeuhof and Anfield Road.
We show you the Cruyff Court close to the house where he lived. Those courts are now located all over the world, from Japan to the USA. This is an initiative from Cruyff after his career. To offer(disabled)children an opportunity to play outside together.
Johan Cruijff Arena Stadium Tour
The Johan Cruijff Arena tour offers a great photo opportunity for a selfie in the Ajax dressing room. You can see all major trophies Johan Cruijff won in the Gallery of Fame. Visit the media room and touch the holy green grass of the pitch.
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The Johan Cruyff tour route highlights
Get the best views of his life in Amsterdam.