Amsterdam Jewish Quarter & Anne Frank House Tour

Amsterdam Jewish Quarter & Anne Frank House Tour

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

Suggested meeting point would be Amsterdam Central Station or Amsterdam Passengers Terminal (APT) or your hotel in Amsterdam. After meeting we shall continue following the stops listed below:

Holocaust Names Memorial

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 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

Two memorial buildings commemorate Jewish citizens gathering and deportation centers to Nazi concertation camps  

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 INITIALY DOES NOT INCLUDE ENTRANCE TICKETS AND/OR VISIT OF ANNE FRANK HOUSE MUSEUM.

HOWEVER DEPENDING OF YOUR INTEREST AND/OR UP ON YOUR REQUEST YOUR TOUR GUIDE COULD BOOK THEM IMIDIATELY AFTER BOOKING THIS TOUR AT LEAST TWO-THREE WEEKS BEFORE YOUR PLANED COMING TO AMSTERDAM.

Tour price

The price of this tour: € 350.
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.