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Amsterdam: World War II and Jewish Quarter Tour provided by SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Amsterdam

Amsterdam: World War II and Jewish Quarter Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Amsterdam: World War II and Jewish Quarter Tour
- Guides will wear masks and gloves when required - Guests are encouraged to bring their own masks - Guests will be required to provide personal details (name, phone number) - Smaller groups to ensure appropriate social distance - Tour group pictures will no longer be taken
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Rembrandt Square Hotel
    Rembrandtplein 24, 1017 CV Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Your World War II and Jewish Quarter Tour starts at Rembrandt Square, next to the sculptures of the Night Watch. Just look for the team with red SANDEMANs t-shirts and red umbrellas!
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  • Pass by
    Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)
  • 1
    Hollandsche Schouwburg
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    The Shadow Wall
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 3
    Holocaust Memorial Walk
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 4
    Jewish Historical Museum
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 5
    Auschwitz Monument
    Stop: 30 minutes
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    Pass by
    Dam Square
  • You'll end at
    Dam Square
    Dam, 1012 Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Your World War II and Jewish Quarter Tour finishes at Dam Square.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Rembrandt Square Hotel, Rembrandtplein 24, 1017 CV Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Dam Square, Dam, 1012 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • €1.50 "entertainment tax"
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • As of January 1st 2020, participants on all tours and activities (no matter which provider) in Amsterdam have been subject to a €1.50 "entertainment tax". This additional cost is already included in the price of your tour. Please note that this tax is not retained by the tour operator, but is a compulsory, additional tax that is passed on directly to the Amsterdam municipality. Thank you for your understanding
  • While the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Maddie F wrote a review Mar 2020
Brisbane, Australia8 contributions7 helpful votes
We did 2 Sandemans walking tours while in Amsterdam - the city tour and the World War II / Jewish quarter tour and both were well worth it! We had Jeremiah for both tours and he was a fantastic tour guide! He was very knowledgeable, approachable and friendly and gave us a great
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Date of experience: February 2020
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lexi3 wrote a review Mar 2020
136 contributions157 helpful votes
Our guide David did a first class job leading and informing us about the history of the Jewish Quarter before, during and after WWII. A great way to spend a couple hours learning about holocaust. The walking tour does not go to the Anne Frank house. Those are available
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Alisonrer wrote a review Mar 2020
Dublin, Ireland36 contributions47 helpful votes
We had just missed the tour at 11am but decided to come back to Dam Square to get the 2pm tour and we were so happy we did. Our tour guide was an American woman who had applied for her citizenship in the Netherlands and she was brilliant. I learnt so much on the tour and she was
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dallym86 wrote a review Feb 2020
Marysville, Australia2 contributions4 helpful votes
We braved a storm to join this tour with gale force winds only giving respite in sheltered doorways. It did not detract from the tour guide relating experiences of those caught in a tide of Nazi occupation and systematic genocide. No excuses for any Dutch collaboration were
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laurenmay14 wrote a review Feb 2020
Randolph, New Jersey20 contributions19 helpful votes
We loved our tour this afternoon. We were lucky to have moderate winter weather that aided us in wandering the Jewish quarters peacefully. We saw so many sights we didn't know existed, and learned a lot about the Dutch resistance during WWII we were unaware of. Jeremiah was SO
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Surviva
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Awesome free walking tour with Jeremiah!
We had a really great time! Jeremiah is a funny and nice guy and the tour was really informative. Definitive recomm
B4784TAmatthewr
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Go elsewhere
Very mediocre tour especially during the COVID times. I would not recommend this to anyone. City laws prevent a goo
davidoY3693IY
davidoY3693IY
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Good way to learn about Amsterdam
Very informative tour guide (Ilya) - helpful and knew lots of places to experience. Tour was enjoyable and the coff
reneeb375
reneeb375
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A great time!
Very Fun! Our tour guide Axel was funny and welcoming and approachable for any questions. He was a local so he had
LeonaWF
LeonaWF
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NO one showed up! Free walking tour
We showed up at the right place and time and no tourguide showed up! That is really disrespectful and inexcusable.
KCL9102
KCL9102
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Best Free Walking Tour in Amsteram
Learned so much about Amsterdam from this tour! Pay what you think is fair! Our guide, DJ, was an excellent communi
RichardLeeds1974
RichardLeeds1974
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very good
My girlfriend and I did a walking tour of Amsterdam and were very impressed. Our tour guide was Tim who was very
phillygirl2016
phillygirl2016
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Alex B. Was a Fantastic Guide
Although there were several other tour companies that we could have chosen from, I am so glad we picked this one. I
EmilyRebeccaK
EmilyRebeccaK
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Normally I LOVE Sandeman's tours... but not this time...
I was shocked by how disappointed we were with our tour guide David. I have been on dozens of walking tours--many
pkeehan
pkeehan
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Free Walking Tour
We took the free walking tour with Raven as our guide earlier this week. We were the only group with children and w
Himalaya-to-Carolina
Himalaya-to-Carolina
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Loved our free tour with Tim
We did the free walking tour with Tim, who was terrific. We’ve done walking tours in several other cities and he wa
Alai S
Alai S
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Sandemans Free Walking Tours
I'm a big fan of free walking tours. I think it is a great way to discover the cities and that is affordable for ev
AtlantaLex
AtlantaLex
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"free" Walking Tour
Starts from the National Monument at Dam Square. Burrows onto the side streets. Our guide, Jeremiah, informed us th
The Family E
The Family E
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Fantastic tour of Amsterdam
We booked a free walking tour with Sandeman's to explore Amsterdam. Our guide, Ilya, was very welcoming. He had a
The Family E
The Family E
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Could have been an amazing tour
We started our day by taking a free walking tour with Sandeman's which was fantastic. Our guide mentioned that he
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