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Amsterdam: World War II and Jewish Quarter Tour

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Pass By: Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), Jodenbreestraat 4, 1011 NK Amsterdam The Netherlands

Meet your local guide at Rembrandt Square

Stop At: Hollandsche Schouwburg, Plantage Middenlaan 24, 1018 DE Amsterdam The Netherlands

See the Hollandsche Schouwburg, a deportation center where the Jewish population was sent to concentration camps during the Holocaust in the Netherlands.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Shadow Wall, Nieuwe Keizersgracht 13-1, 1018 DR Amsterdam, Netherlands

Visit the Shadow Wall, where the names of over 200 murdered Jewish residents are displayed on the canal wall, opposite to their former homes. As you walk you walk along the canal, your expert guide will tell you the stories of those who we're murdered during the Second World War.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Holocaust Memorial Walk, Burmandwarsstraat 53, 1091 SL Amsterdam The Netherlands

As you walk along the Holocaust memorial, listen about Amsterdam before and After the Nazis arrived. Your guide will drive you through the stories of the residents that resisted to the Nazis and will tell you about the February Strike, when workers groups protested in defence of Dutch Jews.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Jewish Historical Museum, Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, 1011 PL Amsterdam, Netherlands

Continue walking through the Jewish quarter and pass along the Jewish Museum in Amsterdam. As you walk, you'll lean about the Dutch reaction when the Nazis came to power in 1933 and the bombing of Rotterdam and eventual march into Amsterdam in 1940.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Auschwitzmonument, Wertheimpark, 1018 ST Amsterdam, Netherlands

Continue visiting some of Amsterdam's most important memorials, such as the Auschwitz Memorial.
Learn about the Hunger Winter, or Dutch Famine, and why the Amsterdam Zoo was a key site in the Dutch Resistance.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Dam Square, Amsterdam The Netherlands

Your World War II and Jewish Quarter Tour finishes at Dam Square.
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I will open and say that it is a privilege to have a tour guide like Alexander Nasse. This guy is a walking encyclopedia on this topic. Not someone who learned it and passes the info forward he has a genuine understanding of this topic...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative tour. Guide very knowledgable and passionate. Learned a lot and would like to go back and explore more. Keep it going!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great tour with Alex. He showed us the history of Amsterdam and was very knowledgable and enjoyable. Thanks so much for educating us. We’ve been on loads of tours but this was definitely one of the best. Shame not many people go...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this tour with Alex. He gave great insight into the Amsterdam of old and the plight of the Jewish people before and during the WWII. He was personable and you can tell he is passionate about his own city of Amsterdam. I would...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Mackenmj68
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the rare times we paid ahead for a walking tour and well worth it. The guide was extremely well informed, and better yet, able to share his knowledge in ways that were consistently engaging and personable. I strongly recommend this, particularly as a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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The total amount of walking is about 2 kilometres, and that is over three hours.
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