Jewish history walking tour in Amsterdam
Activities

Jewish history walking tour in Amsterdam

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German , Dutch
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about the history of Jewish people in Amsterdam
  • Visit many monumental buildings as you walk around Amsterdam
  • Visit the Holland Theatre and Portuguese Synagogue
What to expect

Your morning or afternoon in Amsterdam will start at the statue of the dockworker at the foot of the Portuguese synagogue. Set off in a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about the Jewish history and population from Amsterdam.

The first Jewish inhabitants arrived in Amsterdam in the 16th century. 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. 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.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly guide with a focus on Jewish history
    What's not included
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pick-up/drop off
    Where

    Jonas Daniël Meijerplein 32, 1011 RH Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide at the Dockworker Statue at the Jonas D. Meijerplein in Amsterdam

    What to remember
    • Please note: The National Holocaust Museum and the National Holocaust Memorial Hollandsche Schouwburg are currently closed for renovations until 2022
    • The Portuguese Synagogue is closed on Saturdays. If you want to do the tour on a Saturday, you can visit the Synagogue on another day. Your entry ticket is valid for one month
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved
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    When
    • This tour operates every day at 9.30am and 2.00pm
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    HTG Services
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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