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I am Martin, born in Amsterdam in one of the old Jewish neighborhoods.
I studied history and especially the Second World War for all my life, if I wasn't travelling around the world discovering places, meeting people and listening to stories.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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We had a great walk through Amsterdam and saw things we would never have visited without this tour. Martin is a great storyteller with enormous knowledge of the city. If you want a fun and interesting few hours in Amsterdam book this tour!
Date of experience: October 2019
historytoursnetherla, Owner at Martin van Elmpt, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday
We had a great time indeed, glad you enjoyed it too. Until next time
We had a very informative and moving private walk in Amsterdam. We were able to see different areas where Anne lived and went to school. We were very privileged to get into the tiny Anne Frank house where she lived until captured. Our guide was...More
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Date of experience: August 2019
historytoursnetherla, Owner at Martin van Elmpt, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2019
Thanks for your kind review. i hope you both had a great time in the Baltic.
Perhaps until next time
We really enjoyed the Market Garden tour last week. It was great to have an insite into where my grandad was during the war and to learn more about operation market garden.
Your knowledge is fantastic and we felt you got the balance right, informative...More
We learned about these tours through friends. The tour actually consists of a number of sub tours. We did the tour in south Amsterdam (Rivierenbuurt) and the one in the Plantagebuurt on one day. The tour to Kamp Amersfoort, the Verscholen Dorp and Westerbork we...More
Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Joost F
historytoursnetherla, Guide at Martin van Elmpt, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2019
Thanks Joost, for this review. We had a good time and I am glad you liked it!