Guided tour

Amsterdam: Anne Frank Walking Tour in German

Activity provider: Amsterdamliebe
Guided tour

Amsterdam: Anne Frank Walking Tour in German

Activity provider: Amsterdamliebe
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Experience a vivid tour of the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam accompanied by passages of Anne Frank's diary.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Learn how the Jodenbuurt got built and how the Jews made Amsterdam a trading capital of the Golden Age
  • Empathize with the unutterable grief that happened to the Jews of Amsterdam like Anne Frank during the Third Reich
  • Hear about the courageous resistance against the Nazi Germans by Jews and non-Jews
  • See important Jewish relics such as stately homes, Stolpersteine, memorials and the Portuguese synagogue from the outside
  • Listen to enthusiastic stories from a passionate German guide living in Amsterdam, and find out how the Jewish community lives today
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Get to know one of the most important facets of the city and immerse yourself in the history, current affairs and culture of the Jews of Amsterdam with an experienced German-speaking guide.

The Jews, expelled by the Spanish Inquisition, transformed Amsterdam into one of the wealthiest commercial cities in Europe and thereby influenced the cityscape significantly. This is how the Jodenbuurt was founded with its most well-known part the Jewish Triangle. 

The tour will take you through this area with interesting stories and illustrate why it was especially this piece of land that the Jews wanted to inhabit. Not only Jews settled here. Non-Jews like the famous painter Rembrandt van Rijn also had their domicile in the middle of the Jewish quarter. 

But even in Amsterdam, Jewish history is not just about success and good life. The strong discrimination experienced by the Jews by the Nazi Germans also ended in Amsterdam with the Holocaust. 

Learn about the young and courageous Anne Frank, who was one of the Jews hiding not to get deported. While hiding she wrote her famous diary. Her diary will accompany the tour and exemplify the grief the Jewish community had to undergo.Thousands of people were deported and hardly anyone came back.

But not all Amsterdammers wanted to accept this. Learn about the February Strike in 1941, but above all: learn of the courageous resistance by Jews and non-Jews, who saved many lives while endangering their own. 

Pass by the Portuguese synagogue on the tour and see important testimonies such as Stolpersteine, the gate of the old plague cemetery and monuments commemorating the courageous resistance of the Third Reich. 

Also, discover how the Jewish community lives today in multicultural Amsterdam. Join this tour to explore the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam and enjoy an unforgettable experience.

  • Native German-speaking tour guide
  • 2-hour tour
  • €1.50 city tax (per passenger)
  • Food
  • Gratitudes

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the entrance to the restaurant De Wagg, a historical building that looks like a small castle, in the middle of the Nieuwmarkt, a big square.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat

Know before you go

  • Please note this tour is in German
  • You won't have to pay admission fees during the tour as all sights can be visited for free
  • This is a walking tour that comprises of about 2-3 kilometers of distance, so please wear comfortable shoes
  • Please bring water and a hat when it is hot outside
  • During the tour the Anne Frank House will not be visited
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It was very interesting and the guide was really great 'cause she knew a lot. Especially the read out parts of the book "Anne Frank diary" have been interesting. Therefor it was easy to empathize with the situation of the judes during the 2nd World War.

March 28, 2023

Salomé hat uns sehr viel Wissen auf spannende und enthusiastische Weise vermittelt. Davon war ich wirklich beeindruckt. Ich kann die Tour jedem wärmstens empfehlen, denn ich habe viel dadurch über die Geschichte und Anne Frank gelernt! Toller Tourguide - vielen Dank, Salomé!

March 28, 2023

Due Tour war sehr informativ. Unsere Reiseführerin, Chantale, war großartig: Sie hat dieses schwierige Thema sehr interessant rüber gebracht - die Auszüge aus Annes Tagebuch waren durchdacht ausgewählt, an passenden Stellen der Führung eingesetzt, mit Gefühl vorgetragen (nicht vorgelesen 👌). Die Orga war von Anfang an (wie immer bei GetYourGuide 🤗) super - die Buchung problemlos, der Kontakt (die Erinnerung & die letzten Infos) per WhatsApp sehr freundlich und hilfreich. Wir können die Tour wirklich weiterempfehlen!

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March 28, 2023

Product ID: 170403