Join this 2-hour private walking tour and discover what is left of the old Jewish neighborhood in Amsterdam. The heart of the former Jewish quarter lies in the area around Jodenbreestraat, Waterlooplein and Wibautstraat. The Jews who came here from countries such as Spain and Portugal, but also from Eastern Europe, were primarily concerned with retail, money, book printing and diamond processing.
- Explore the Jewish Quarter and leanr about its history and culture
- Learn about the events that took place during the Second World War
- Discover historic locations and monuments and learn about their origins.
During this tour we will of course also consider the horrors of the Second World War, which had major consequences for the Jewish community. After the Second World War, there were only 5,000 of the original Jewish community of 80,000 people.
Explore the Jewish quarter of the city with your private guide and learn about the life of Anne Frank. Hear stories about Anne Frank’s relationship with her family, when she moved from Germany and the time she was hiding. Get interesting information about the background of the original Jewish quarter and its evolution over the centuries.
See many sights like the Joods Historisch Museum, the Auschwitz Monument and finally the house of Anne Frank, where your tour ends.
During this tour, the most important sights we will visit are:
– Hollandsche Schouwburg
– Anne Frank House
Meet your guide at the Hermitage pier located right in front of the main entrance of the Hermitage Museum. Amstel 51C, 1018 EJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We operate daily and you can choose your own departure time between 10:00 – 16:00. With your booking confirmation you will receive pictures of the meeting point so that it is easy for you to find it!