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Jewish History in Amsterdam - Private Walking Tour

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Jewish History in Amsterdam - Private Walking Tour

  • Tour duration: 2h
  • Upcoming departures:
    • 06.12.2022: 09:30
    • 07.12.2022: 09:30
    • 08.12.2022: 09:30

    This tour must be booked at least 16 hours before departure

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  • Languages: English
  • Live Guide
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Suitable for families, young and seniors

Why you should go

On this 2-hour walking tour you will explore the Jewish history in Amsterdam. Learn about the history of the large Jewish population in Amsterdam and the footprints they have made in the city. Meet our professional guide at the statue of the dockworker at the foot of the Portuguese synagogue.

Highlights

  • Learn about Jewish history through the centuries
  • Visit the most important monuments and buildings related with Jews
  • Visit the Holland Theatre and Portuguese Synagogue

What shall I see

Our experienced and friendly guide with focus on Jewish history will show you the most important places and monument in Amsterdam, related with them, learn you about Jews and their tough life.Your guide will take you back to the times of the rise of the Jewish people in Amsterdam and the sad period of 1940-1945

Since the end of 16th century, Amstredam has been sanctuary for Jews from Spain and Portugal and from the Central and Eastern Europe. Through the centuries in Amsterdam lived around half of all Dutch Jews. Their influence in this town is very strong and nowadays Amsterdam has a thriving Jewish community.

From the start they established themselves in the area around the Jodenbreestraat. In the course of World War II this area was made into a ghetto by the Germans. They raised a big fence around the area and many bridges remained open permanently, so the inhabitants could only enter and leave the area at certain points. During many raids the inhabitants were taken away. After the war, this once vibrant and lively area had turned into a sad, abandoned, and neglected area.

Price includes

  • Entrance fees
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide

Price excludes

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

What to wear

  • Comfortable shoes are recomended

Good to know

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability at time of booking
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Meeting point

  • Statue Dockworker, Jonas. D. Meijerplein, Amsterdam
Statue Dockworker, Jonas. D. Meijerplein, Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Meeting time:  09:30

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