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Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour

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Emilie was very knowledgeable and friendly. She really bought the history alive and made it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rob R
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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A group of friends scheduled this History Walk with Peter and each of us thought this was one of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LShivers
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Clinton, Mississippi
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Learn about the terrible experiences of Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation of World War Two, visit the famous sites of the Golden Age. We also offer tailor made family tours. A must for those with a passion for History. For details and bookings go...more
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Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Emilie was very knowledgeable and friendly. She really bought the history alive and made it interesting for all our group, which was quite mixed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of friends scheduled this History Walk with Peter and each of us thought this was one of the best experiences of our trip. Peter was accommodating in scheduling for us and in giving directions for the meeting place. He sent us materials to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took Peter's tour in November 2016, sorry for late review! Peter met the group promptly, introduced himself and gave us some information about himself, and the company. The tour was superbly planned, and guided well by Peter with the assistance of laminated photographs of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great walk! I study WWII history at university, so I looked for a historical walk that my boyfriend and I could do while in Amsterdam. We did the walk with peter, which covered so many fascinating aspects of Amsterdam during the war....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Amsterdam so many times I can’t recall them all for my work and have taken my family there several times to enjoy the city and surrounding area. Of course we have visited all the most famous sites, but this walking tou...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife surprised me with a private tour for my birthday while we were in A’dam. It was an amazing experience filled with sobering history, sights, stories, and a gorgeous walk around an impressive city. Our guide, Peter, was incredibly knowledgeable and our 3+ hours...More

1  Thank drumlick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good, knowledgeable guide (Ben). The tour is a sobering one but also an illuminating one, and enjoyable if - like me - you enjoy more detail rather than less. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Earlier this month we visited Amsterdam for 5 nights with our teenage sons. We spent a lot of time choosing what to do and where to go and this tour was one of the most interesting and enjoyable activities on the trip. Our guide was...More

1  Thank stephm507
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very good tour with Ben. He is very knowledgeable about the history of WWII and the impact of the German invasion on Amsterdam in particular and the Netherlands in general. We learned a great deal about the events that took place in...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We took the WWII walking tour today with Ben. He and the tour were fantastic. You will see much of the center city but from a historical and deeply touching perspective. For those who wonder, the tour is not “too depressing.” Very highly recommended!

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of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
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quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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