Jewish Amsterdam and Anne Frank House

Tour descrip­tion

Dis­cov­er the “Joden­bu­urt” and most famous and influ­en­tial build­ings of Ams­ter­dam’s Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ty through the cen­turies, such as Nation­al Holo­caust Muse­um, Pin­to House, and Uilen­burg­er Syn­a­gogue. Hear the sto­ry about the city’s suf­fer­ing and hero­ic resis­tance sup­port­ed by local cit­i­zens and learn about the life of young teenage girl Anne with­in Nazi Ger­man occu­pa­tion by vis­it­ing the Anne Frank House.

High­lights

Dis­cov­er the “Joden­bu­urt” and most famous and influ­en­tial build­ings of Ams­ter­dam’s Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ty through the cen­turies, such as Nation­al Holo­caust Muse­um, Pin­to House, and Uilen­burg­er Syn­a­gogue.

Learn more about influ­ence of Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ty on his­tor­i­cal, eco­nom­i­cal, cul­tur­al, edu­ca­tion­al devel­op­ment of Ams­ter­dam through the cen­turies

Hear the sto­ries about the city’s suf­fer­ing and hero­ic resis­tance sup­port­ed by local cit­i­zens and learn about the life of young teenage girl Anne with­in Nazi Ger­man occu­pa­tion by vis­it­ing the Anne Frank House.

Learn about the major eth­nic Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ty Sephar­di and Ashke­nazi.

Itin­er­ary

⇒ Holo­caust name Mon­u­ment

Memo­r­i­al bear­ing the names of 102,000 peo­ple died in Nazi camps of death and not giv­en a prop­er bur­ial

⇒ Auschwitz Mon­u­ment

Mon­u­ment fea­tur­ing bro­ken glass, hon­or­ing approx­i­mate­ly mil­lion vic­tims of Auschwitz.

⇒ Deaf Memo­r­i­al

Memo­r­i­al com­mem­o­rates the Jew­ish deaf vic­tims of war in World War II.

⇒ Hor­tus Botan­i­cus

Estab­lished in 1638, Hor­tus Botan­i­cus Ams­ter­dam ranks as one of the old­est and still in ser­vices Euro­pean botan­i­cal gar­dens

⇒ Hol­land­sche Schouw­burg (Dutch The­ater) and Holo­caust Nation­al Memo­r­i­al

Memo­r­i­al com­mem­o­rates the Jew­ish deaf vic­tims of war in World War 2.

⇒ Jew­ish His­tor­i­cal Muse­um

Muse­um hon­or­ing the past and present of Jew­ish life in the Nether­lands. The muse­um is housed in a group of 4 his­tor­i­cal Ashke­nazi syn­a­gogues.

⇒ Por­tugese-Israeli Syn­a­gogue alias Esno­ga

Alias Snoge or Esno­ga is Sephardic Jews syn­a­gogue from 1675, one of two the old­est syn­a­gogue of this Jew­ish eth­i­cal group in Europe (along with Great Syn­a­gogue in Prague, Czech Repub­lic) still in use.

⇒ Dock Work­er Mon­u­ment

The Dock­work­er Stat­ue is mon­u­ment hon­ored to the protest of dock work­ers against the anti-Semit­ic poli­cies of the Nazi occu­pants and first depor­ta­tions of Jews to the con­cen­tra­tion camp at Mau­thausen held in Feb­ru­ary 24th 1941

⇒ Mozes and Aaron Church

Catholic Church from 19th cen­tu­ry once place of res­i­dence Jew­ish philoso­pher Baruch Spin­oza and his fam­i­ly.

⇒ Gas­san Dia­monds Fac­to­ry

Muse­um, work­shop and store of one of the most world­wide famous dia­monds fam­i­ly com­pa­ny.

20 min­utes free of charge vis­it­ing tours with local com­pa­ny guide are avail­able

⇒ Uilen­burg­er syn­a­gogue

His­toric sacral build­ing in Roco­co style erect­ed in 1766 for Ashke­nazi Jews.

⇒ Rem­brandt’s House Muse­um

Rem­brandt house is a town house from the 17th cen­tu­ry owned by the famous Dutch painter Rem­brandt van Rijn, where he lived from 1639 until 1658. Great artist’s life and work was very con­nect­ed to Ams­ter­dam’s Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ty from 17th cen­tu­ry.

⇒ Isaac de Pin­to’s House

The house built in 1603 once belonged to the wealthy Jew­ish mer­chant Isaac de Pin­to.

⇒ Water­loo Square Mar­ket (Ams­ter­dam’s flea mar­ket)

The old­est flea mar­ket of Ams­ter­dam and in The Nether­lands until the WW2 and one of the cen­ters of social life more than 150 years.

⇒ Baruch Spin­oza Mon­u­ment

Ams­ter­dammer, the descen­dant of a promi­nent Por­tuguese Jew­ish Fam­i­ly, one of the great­est philoso­phers in Euro­pean his­to­ry from 17th cen­tu­ry, fore­run­ner of pan­the­ism rel­a­tive­ly unknown in the times he lived but great “influ­encer” on mod­ern phi­los­o­phy doc­trines.

⇒ Jew­ish Upris­ing Mon­u­ment

Mon­u­ment of Jew­ish resis­tance is mon­u­ment erect­ed in mem­o­ry of all Jew­ish resis­tance fight­ers who died in World War 2.

⇒ Anne Frank House

Muse­um house, place of hid­ing 13 years old Jew­ish girl’s fam­i­ly two years with­in WW2. Place where she was writ­ing world­wide famous diary describ­ing emo­tion­al moments in secret shel­ter in the back­side annex of the house along with oth­er Jew­ish fam­i­ly. The Diary was trans­lat­ed on 57 lan­guages.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION :

THIS TOUR DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRANCE TICKETS AND/OR VISIT OF ANNE FRANK HOUSE MUSEUM !!!

YOUR TOUR GUIDE COULD ASSIST YOU REGARDING AVAILABILITY OF ADMISSION FEES AND TICKET PROVIDING BUT CAN NOT OBTAIN TICKET PERSONALLY !

 VISITING OF THIS MUSEUM WOULD BE EXTRA ORDINARY DISCUSSED.

Tour price

The price of this tour: € 380 .
Tour takes approx­i­mate­ly 5–6 hours.

Upon cus­tomer’s request tour could be cus­tomized.
Tour includes guides ser­vices and drink and local snacks with­in or after the tour.