Best Second World War in Nieuwmarkt en Lastage

Local Recommendations from our My Guide Amsterdam team

During the Second World War, Amsterdam played a significant role as it was occupied by Nazi Germany for five years. The city experienced food shortages, curfews, and deportations of its Jewish population to concentration camps. The infamous Anne Frank House stands as a reminder of the impact of the war on Amsterdam. Visitors can explore various historical sites such as the Dutch Resistance Museum and the National Holocaust Museum to learn about the city's wartime history. Walking tours are also available to take you through key locations and provide insights into Amsterdam's struggles and resilience during this dark period.