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Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour

Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Informative, personal and well-organized

This was a fantastic, informative tour with a great host. He went at a good pace, kept the group... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sherry R
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San Francisco, California
Great Way to Tour Amsterdam

We took this tour the second morning we arrived and besides it introducing us to so many walkable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
libs4u
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San Jose, California
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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 to our website.
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Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fantastic, informative tour with a great host. He went at a good pace, kept the group small and personal, and was a well of information on the topic. I would definitely book again and take any guests visiting the city to learn...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took this tour the second morning we arrived and besides it introducing us to so many walkable areas in Amsterdam, we also learned so many interesting stories and facts that happened here in WWII. The tour guide we had was with Ben DeJong and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, 17-year-old daughter, and I took this 3.5 hour tour and all agreed it was one of the best things we did in Europe. Ben de Jong is an excellent guide and historian and used stories and pictures at important locations to give us...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent four hours with Ben de Jong who was an excellent tour guide. Learned so much about the history of Amsterdam during and after WWII. We went to areas of city that we most likely would not have gone to. Group was small and Ben...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Emillie was extremely personable and had a great deal of information. The documents she brought with her was fascinating. Her own personal connection and perspective to the history she was addressing brought it to life. She answered all of our questions, and there were quite...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did the WWII in Amsterdam tour with Peter Schaapman on my first day in town. It can be a somber journey but Peter is skillful guide and great to be with. Peter is well versed in not only WWII but also dutch history in...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This walking tour was a great insight in to the past. Ben, our guide, provided us with key facts and information as we walked the city streets of Amsterdam. We learned about key events of the occupation and personal details that made the tour very...More

Thank Susan D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peter shared his personal family stories and WWII history as we walked through the streets of Amsterdam. He is prepared to teach the history, culture and architecture of Amsterdam.The walking tour was easy and well paced with an included rest break. Book the tour prior...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing tour. Peter took us all around the main center and the Jewish quarter. We saw lots of things we wouldn't have been able to find without a guide. Made the tour very personal with recounts from friends family and from his mothers experiences. Was...More

Thank Alice B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a well-developed tour by Peter Schaapman, a journalist and historian, who spent approximately three hours guiding my wife and me through the streets of Amsterdam. Peter is personable, fluent in English and well qualified to elucidate the heroes and horrors of World War...More

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quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
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