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Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour

Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 40983208
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Great tour with a great guide

My wife and I took this tour with Peter as our guide. It was simply fabulous. Peter is a very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
James D
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Amazing Tour with Emilie

This tour was incredible and completely worth the time and money! First, Emilie responded promptly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrew H
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Learn about the terrible experiences of Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation of World War Two, visit the famous sites of the Golden Age. We also offer tailor made family tours. A must for those with a passion for History. For details and bookings go to our website.
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Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I took this tour with Peter as our guide. It was simply fabulous. Peter is a very good guide who has knowledge that is beyond compare. Any questions that we had, he answered and was very patient in doing so! I particularly...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This tour was incredible and completely worth the time and money! First, Emilie responded promptly to our emails and set up the tour within a few days notice. She is a warm and kind person! Her personal stories add a lot to the tour. The...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My family of three (myself, my husband, and our 18-year old son) recently took this walking tour with Ben. It was our first time in Amsterdam, so the walking tour was a perfect opportunity to navigate the city. Ben is very passionate and knowledgeable about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four, including two daughters ages 14 and 11, took a three-hour walking tour with Peter while in Amsterdam in early August. We met Peter at a spot very close to the Anne Frank House at 10 am and our tour ended just...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group thoroughly enjoyed the walking tour with Emilie! Very passionate tour guide that kept our interest the whole time. So informative , Especially liked viewing the accompanying photos to compare time during the occupation to modern times. Highly recommend this world war II walking...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the World War II tour with Ben and got to know a lot about how life must have been during those times. Though a grim tour if you are a history buff and want to know more about those times it is a...More

Thank Fimani
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peter Shaapman from History Walks was our guide for a walking tour of “Amsterdam during WWII”. Peter was very knowledgeable and well prepared. As we made stops along the way, he showed us photographs taken from the same spot during the war. This made the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just did the tour with Emilie as guide for a group of five. It is a fantastic tour and Emilie is a superb guide! Everyone should learn and know the history of the Holocaust; Emilie brought it alive. Really a worthwhile afternoon and a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a perfect complement to the Anne Frank House, the Dutch Resistance Museum, and the Jewish Museum + Holocaust Memorial + Holocaust Museum. Peter was a terrific guide: knowledgable and open to any question. The trip is worth every step, for you see thing...More

1  Thank Norman L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an outstanding walking tour of WW II Amsterdam. Ben was a knowledgeable and charming guide. He gave us an in-depth history of Amsterdam and included photographs of many of the places we visited. Ben also included interesting snippets of information about the city...More

Thank Margaret N
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quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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