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Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour

Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour
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“peter schaapman”(45 reviews)
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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...more
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Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Peter is very knowledgeable and incorporates many important sites into the narrative of the WW2 occupation and Amsterdam. He is interesting to listen to and to talk with. This is a fantastic tour. He also very kindly arranged a private tour at an unusual time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MokumMeanderer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have lived in Amsterdam for 4 years and have been on several history walking tours of the city. Peter was by far the best guide we have encountered. He led us through the streets of Amsterdam, often stopping to show us prints or photographs...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Suzanne V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 4 (2 teens) had a private walking tour with Emilie last week. It was nothing short of amazing, and despite the heaviness of the topic, it was one of the highlights of our trip. Emilie guided us expertly, with great physical and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

Excellent walking tour about Nazi occupation of Amsterdam during World War II. Peter was very knowledgeable about the subject and showed us many important sights and locations that involved in World War II. We learned a lot about not only World War II, but also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CM24354
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Three of us were led by Peter for 3 1/2 hours through key sites, memorials and monuments in Amsterdam during WWII. He took longer than the planned tour answering our questions and it was fascinating to see photo's of places during the war and to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jrflournoy
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Even in bone chilling sleet this is a highlight that anyone serious about Amsterdam history WWII or Jewish culture should experience Peter is a special and knowledgeable historian with a personal connection to the subject. I learned so very much

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank BetsAnn
Reviewed 10 November 2018

An amzing tour Emilie took us today through the history of Amsterdam in WWII in a very personal & sensitive way. We thought that we were familiar with the main facts, but we were wrong. Don't miss this tour !

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank dannyfragman
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Our guide was Peter and he was very informative. His family is from Amsterdam and it’s great to get a local’s story and history of what was happening in The Netherlands in the 1940’s. I got this tour for my husband as he loves WW2...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Kirsy1
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Peter shared a wealth of information with us from the start: WWII newspaper clippings, book and movie recommendations, and even a PDF of his thesis on the topic of The Rescue of the Danish Jews in 1943. We found the walk super interesting and Peter...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank cjabenojar
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Ben was excellent at bringing the human tragedy of the Nazi occupation in Amsterdam to life. His blend of local insight and subtle humour served to bring balance to what could have been a very sombre experience. Poignant photographic reminders shared throughout the tour aided...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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