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  • Amsterdam: Life of Anne Frank and World War II Walking Tour

    1. Amsterdam: Life of Anne Frank and World War II Walking Tour

    Find out more about Anne Frank on a small-group or private guided walking tour of Amsterdam, led by an expert guide. Discover the city’s centuries-old Jewish Quarter in a small group setting while your guide weaves in anecdotes about Anne Frank's life and World War II. You will hear all about Anne Frank’s family dynamics, their move from Germany, their time in hiding and her father’s life after the war. Start the tour outside the Portuguese Synagogue, a 17th-century Sephardic construction that still functions as a synagogue today. Find out about the background of the original Jewish neighborhood and how it developed over the centuries. Your guide will share stories of Anne Frank’s love of writing, the conditions she lived through in 1930s and 1940s Amsterdam, and how her diary became so famous. You will also hear about the Dutch Resistance during the Second World War and see where sec...

    Our guide Arthur was super nice and knowledgeable, almost felt like a friend from town showing you around. The tour is a great way to learn about the involvement of the Netherlands in the war, which is often overlooked in history books beyond the Anne Frank story.

  • Amsterdam: Anne Frank and World War II Walking Tour

    2. Amsterdam: Anne Frank and World War II Walking Tour

    Find out more about Anne Frank on a walking tour of Amsterdam, led by an expert guide. Discover the city’s centuries-old Jewish Quarter in a small group setting while your guide weaves in anecdotes about Anne Frank's life and World War II. You will hear all about Anne Frank’s family dynamics, their move from Germany, their time in hiding and her father’s life after the war. Your guide will share stories of Anne Frank’s love of writing, the conditions she lived through in 1930s and 1940s Amsterdam, and how her diary became so famous. You will also hear about the Dutch Resistance during the Second World War and see where secret hiding places were located. Over the course of the tour you will see the Jewish Historical Museum, the Portuguese Synagogue, the Auschwitz Monument and the façade of Anne Frank House.

  • Amsterdam: Private Anne Frank and World War II Walking Tour

    3. Amsterdam: Private Anne Frank and World War II Walking Tour

    Find out more about Anne Frank on a private guided walking tour of Amsterdam, led by an expert guide. Discover the city’s centuries-old Jewish Quarter while your guide weaves in anecdotes about Anne Frank's life and World War II. You will hear all about Anne Frank’s family dynamics, their move from Germany, their time in hiding and her father’s life after the war. Start the tour outside the Portuguese Synagogue, a 17th-century Sephardic construction that still functions as a synagogue today. Find out about the background of the original Jewish neighborhood and how it developed over the centuries. Your guide will share stories of Anne Frank’s love of writing, the conditions she lived through in 1930s and 1940s Amsterdam, and how her diary became so famous. You will also hear about the Dutch Resistance during the Second World War and see where secret hiding places were located. Over th...

  • Jordaan, Anne Frank, and Vondelpark Tour in Spanish

    4. Jordaan, Anne Frank, and Vondelpark Tour in Spanish

    Begin your 3-hour tour at the Canal Ring, built in the 17th century and listed as a World Heritage Site. See the palaces of wealthy merchants, the narrowest house in Amsterdam, and the iconic houseboats. Continue to the Jordaan, known for its bohemian atmosphere, and for its famous brown cafés. Leaving the Jordaan, on the picturesque Prinsengracht canal, you will find the most famous house in Amsterdam: the house of Anne Frank. At the square close to her museum, learn its history in detail, as well as the way in which the Second World War was endured in Amsterdam. Visit also the church that Anne mentioned many times in her diary, the Westerkerk.  Take a walk through Vondelpark, the largest park in Amsterdam. Close to Vondelpark you can find Museumplein, where the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are located.

    Good value for money tour. Our female guide was excellent, with a lot of knowledge and she took us to the different areas of the city as advertised. We did not go to the park because is too big and required extra time. Be prepared to walk if you really want to know the city, not only in this tour, because Amsterdam has very narrow streets mostly designed for pedestrians and bicycles. Be careful with the cyclists because they appear out of nowhere and "in groups". We visited many important areas, monuments, building, bridges and we had wonderful views of the city. We had time for coffee and restroom stops too. I greatly recommend it!

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What people are saying about The Jordaan

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 121 reviews

So very friendly, so very informative & so very enjoyable!!!! Our tour guide, Marijoke, is a high school history teacher (Such a perfect fit for our tour guide!) and was absolutely engaging from our introduction through our entire tour! We learned so much in our 2 1/2 hours as we walked around Amsterdam and learned about both the early Jewish history of Amsterdam and the events surrounding Anne Frank and her family’s time in Holland. We highly recommend this tour!

Our guide Arthur was super nice and knowledgeable, almost felt like a friend from town showing you around. The tour is a great way to learn about the involvement of the Netherlands in the war, which is often overlooked in history books beyond the Anne Frank story.

An extremely interesting and enriching experience . The guide was pleasant and always clear in her explanations . I’d advise it to anyone who loves history and specifically WWII .

Emmanuel was really great. He was a fantastic presenter and really nice guy. I loved this tour!

It was a great experience and wonderful history lesson.