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Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour

Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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An Absolutely Brilliant time with Peter

Our group of 4 had a Private Tour of Amsterdam with Peter and it was absolutely Brilliant. If you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Francis R
A Wonderful and Informative Way to Spend A Morning!

We spent 3 1/2 hours with Peter one Saturday morning and it was one of the highlights of our stay... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jaylene W
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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 days ago

Our group of 4 had a Private Tour of Amsterdam with Peter and it was absolutely Brilliant. If you want to know Amsterdam's War History then Peter is your man. We had over 3 hours of fun , walking and talking with Peter who makes...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent 3 1/2 hours with Peter one Saturday morning and it was one of the highlights of our stay in Amsterdam. He is very passionate about history and the time flies by as he leads you through the various neighbourhoods. It is a great...More

Thank Jaylene W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I guess when you grow up in the city of Boston's "Freedom Trail", you have a natural bias towards historical walks. That being said, this walk was a great way to take in an important chapter in Amsterdam's long history: the period of Nazi occupation...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most fantastic, informative and fun walk with Peter this afternoon. It was a pleasure and a priviledge, the afternoon just flew by! :) This is a must-do for anyone who has a keen interest in history, and particularly WWII. We also learned...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour with Peter was the highlight of our family trip to Amsterdam. He was extremely knowledgeable about the German invasion of Holland and was able to provide many tidbits of information based on his own family experiences. All of us learned a great deal...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very moving tour with personable guides who also give you a wonderful history of the city. The tour starts at the Jewish Museum and ends in the Anne Frank House. Tip- go early and tour the Jewish Museum and the Portuguese Synagogue before meeting up...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 days in Amsterdam and I am so glad that we went on this tour. It is a perfectly sets the scene for Anne Frank's house. Arrangements were easily made with Ben prior to our arrival. He even kindly rescheduled our day to...More

Thank JAMES A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent 2 day stop in Amsterdam, we connected with Peter for the World War 2 Walking tour. Although we've done a good deal of reading about the war, we got a great deal of new and interesting information from Peter. He helped us...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour with Peter was simply amazing. We learned all about the Netherlands in World War Two and the Jewish persecution. Peter's knowledge and first hand experiences make this tour one of the best! He also took us to his favorite Herring spot!!! DELICIOUS!!!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Peter was our guide, I went with my twins sons who are 23 yrs old. All of us learned so much. It was great for them because they really did not know as much about ww ll as I did. Peter made it interesting and...More

Thank Cheryl P
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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.
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lampert
17 April 2018|
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Response from Historywalks | Property representative |
I apologize, we are fully booked today. But what about tomorrow 1pm? best wishes. Please send us a message, info@historywalks.eu best wishes, Peter Schaapman 31 6 409 832 08
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johanwinsnes
3 April 2018|
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dear Johan, please have a look at our website, you will find all information there, Best wishes, Peter
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dassya722
11 May 2017|
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dear Madam or Sir, please have a look at our website historywalks.eu and send us an e-mail, best wishes, Peter
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