Posted on 07/06/2021
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Amsterdam Walking Tour: The Touching Story of Anne Frank

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Overview

Take an Amsterdam walking tour with a professional guide and discover the city during the second world war, through the eyes of Anne Frank. Stroll through the Jewish Quarter all the way to Anne Frank's House, and get to know the complete story of these dark days. This tour is ideal for European history fans.

Highlights

◾ Listen to your guide and learn about Anne Frank's famous diary
◾ Learn about the history of WWII in Amsterdam and see buildings and monuments still bearing the scars of war
◾ Get an insight into how the Jewish community lived, survived and still thrive in Amsterdam

About this experience

DURATION: 2 hours
STARTING TIME: 10.30 am & 2.00 pm
MEETING POINT: Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, 1011 PL, Amsterdam, In front of the Jewish Historical Museum Look for the guides with the orange umbrella
LANGUAGES: Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Italian & French
MOBILE TICKET: Use your phone or print your ticket
OPENING SEASONS: All year round
WHO CAN COME: Amsterdam walking tour is suitable for anyone able to walk a small distance of about 2 km. Wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

Free cancelation is available for this Amsterdam walking tour. Get a full refund for up to 24 hours before your experience starts

Description - What to expect

Enjoy a unique Amsterdam walking tour and travel back to the dark days of World War II. Learn what life was like following the occupation of the Netherlands by the Germans in 1940-1945 and discover how Anne Frank became an iconic figure of this era of brutality and suppression. Hear the story about her diary and how it came to be published by her father Otto Frank.

Meet your guide in front of the Jewish Historical Museum and walk past monuments and buildings still marked by traces of war. Your guide will bring the history to life, giving you a sense of how the city’s citizens behaved during the occupation, and how they moved around in times of terror. Learn why the Dutch tried to co-exist with the occupying army, and how they behaved towards the Jews of Amsterdam like Anne Frank. Listen to your guide and learn about the February Strike and the Winter of Hunger.

Walk through the Jewish neighborhood, with its Portuguese synagogue and museum, the Hollandsche schouwburg, and the head office of the Jewish council. Discover locations the Dutch resistance offered as secret hiding places to families like the Franks. The tour ends next to Anne Frank's House.

What's included, what's not

✔ Local expert guide
✔ A walking tour of Anne Frank and World War II in historic Amsterdam
✔ Local city tax
✖ Entrance ticket to the Anne Frank House
✖ Food and drinks
✖ Transportation
✖ Entrance ticket to the Jewish Historical Museum and the Portuguese Synagogue

Prepare for the experience - Important information

◾ Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the starting time
◾ Tickets to the Anne Frank House must be purchased in advance and online as there are assigned time slots to enter the museum

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Safety measures
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Customers are required to bring and wear masks