Amsterdam Jewish Quarter Anne Frank Walking Tour

Walking & Biking Tours in Amsterdam

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from$27.68
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In this 2-hour small group tour, walk through Amsterdam with a professional guide that shows you Amsterdam during the World War II, through the eyes of Anne Frank. The tour goes from the Jewish Quarter to the Jordaan District, where Anne Frank's House is located, for the complete story-line of these dark days.
Travel back to the dark days of World War II on a 2-hour walking tour of Amsterdam, and learn what life was like following the occupation of the Netherlands by the Germans in 1940-1945 and how Anne Frank became an icon of the brutality of suppression. Hear the story about her diary and how it came to be published by her father Otto Frank. Meet your guide in front of the entrance of the Jewish Historical Museum, 15 minutes before the designated starting time of your tour. Stroll past monuments and buildings still marked by traces of war. Your guide will bring the history to life, giving you a sense of how the city’s citizens behaved during the occupation, and how they moved around in times of horror. Learn why the Dutch tried to co-exist with the occupying army, and how the Dutch behaved towards the Jews of Amsterdam like Anne Frank. Hear about important events, such as the February Strike and Winter of Hunger. Visit the Jewish neighborhood, and hear all about the Portuguese synagogue and Jewish Museum, the head office of the Jewish counsel, the dokwerker and the Auschwitz Monument. Discover locations the Dutch resistance offered as secret hiding places to families like the Franks. The tour ends next to the Anne Frank House, however: admission to Anne Frank’s House is not included.Ideal for fans of European history, the tour also gives an insight into how the Jewish community lived, survived and still thrive in Amsterdam.

What’s included

  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Live entertainment
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour

What’s not included

  • Admission/time at Anne Frank's House is not included
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small-group tour
  • Step back in time on a history tour
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