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Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour

Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour
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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
Jordaan
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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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 24 October 2018

We had an amazing tour with Peter Schaapman. The tour was small (just 4 people plus Peter), and as a result we got to have a lot of interesting conversation with Peter throughout the tour. In a way, we learned a lot more about the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank John L
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This summer, my family of 5 traveled to Amsterdam. Our kids range from 15 - 20 years old. We wanted our trip to Europe to be educational but fun! Well, I was lucky enough to find Peter and Amsterdam Walks! Between the 5 of us,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Courtney B
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Why are some of the monuments triangular? What is behind the costs of arms on the WW2 memorial? Why are carrots orange? Peter is your man. Highly recommended. Thank you for an enjoyable walk today.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
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.
...More
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