Holocaust and the World War II tour in Amsterdam

Prinsengracht 261A, 1016 GV Amsterdam, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Join a 3-hour walking tour to see the important sites and monuments relating to the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam from 1940-1945. Hear about this traumatic episode in the Dutch capital's long history with a guide. The tour is ideal for visitors who like to go off the beaten path, have a passion for history and want to learn more about this important aspect of the city's past.During this tour you will visit locations in the city that played an important role in the occupation during World War II and the persecution of the Jews. Locations connected to the following topics will be visited, among others:

  • The entry of the German Forces
  • Coping with the occupation; the Jewish quarter
  • The persecution of the Jews in The Netherlands
  • The protest strike of February 1941
  • Collaboration and resistance
  • The 'Winter of Hunger' of 1944-1945
  • The deadly shooting at Dam Square, May 7, 1945
  • Liberation by the Canadians
  • War deads in The Netherlands
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Important info

  • Mimimum of 2 guests are required at booking
  • Due to the content of this tour the suggested minimum age for the tour is at least 13 years old
  • Note this tour will not visit the interiors of The Anne Frank House, the Resistance Museum or the Hollandsche Schouwburg (the deportation center) as tickets for these are NOT included
  • About halfway through the walk, a short break will be provided for a coffee and/or a restroom visit
What's included
Historian guide. 3-hour walking tour
What's not included
Food and drinks. Entrance fees
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Walk through Amsterdam on a 3-hour tour. See important sites and monuments relating to the Nazi occupation during World War II. Hear about the city's traumatic history and the persecution of the Jews from a historian guide

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can-cancel You can cancel your tour until 2 days in advance
Meeting Point

Meet your guide near the old Anne Frank House.