Amsterdam Walking Tour: The Fascinating Story of Anne Frank1491 Reviews
Take a walk through Amsterdam with a professional guide who will tell you about the city during WWII, through the eyes of Anne Frank. The route takes you from the Jewish Quarter, past Anne Frank's House. You’ll hear the complete story of those dark days.
- Listen to the stories from Anne Frank's famous diary
- Learn about the history of WWII in Amsterdam.
- See buildings and monuments still scarred by the war
DescriptionBetter acquaint yourself with Anne Frank's fascinating yet tragic story on a 2-hour Anne Frank walking tour through the Jewish Quarter and the historical city center of Amsterdam. Meet your guide in front of the Jewish Historical Museum, where the tour starts. Walk past monuments and buildings still bearing scars from WWII. Your guide will bring history to life, giving you a sense of how the city’s citizens coped during the occupation and how they moved around in times of alarm, fear and horror. Travel back in time to the dark days of WWII, learning what life was like during the occupation by the Germans from 1940-1945 and how Anne Frank became an iconic symbol of the brutality of suppression. Hear the story about her diary and how it came to be published by her father Otto Frank. Learn why the Dutch tried to co-exist with the occupying army and hear about several events, such as the February Strike and Winter of Hunger. Visit the Jewish Cultural Quarter, listen to the history of dokwerker, the Portuguese synagogue and the Auswitz monument. Discover locations the Dutch resistance offered as secret hiding places to families like the Franks. The tour ends by the Anne Frank House. Entrance tickets to the Anne Frank House must be purchased online, separately from this walking tour.
IncludesTour guide Local city tax of 1.50€ per person Anne Frank House admission ticket. This tour does not grant you access or allow you to enter the Anne-Frank House. Entrance tickets to the Anne Frank House can only be purchased online
- Children up to 3 years of age can participate in this tour for free
- Comfortable shoes are recommended
- Please note, that this tour does not grant you access or allow you to enter the Anne-Frank House
- The Anne Frank House is open every day from 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM and only accepts online reservations at www.annefrank.org
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