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In The Footsteps of Anne Frank: World War II and Jewish History Walk

See Amsterdam (former Boathouse), 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 337 9733
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A Personal and Moving Tribute

Trip Advisor gave me a gift today: a heart-felt and personal window into the history of Anne Frank... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
23NYC
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New York City, New York
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In the footsteps of Anne Frank: World War 2 and Jewish History Walk

Most informative talk and walk. Our guide had the most in-depth knowledge of history which... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
jangiltrow
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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The tour is led by Michelle Steele, originally from Newcastle, England and now resident in Amsterdam. Michelle has an Honours degree in Modern History from Sheffield University. During the course of the walk through the canal ring of Amsterdam an examination will be made of the Nazi occupation of the city - and the reaction of the population to it. The walk takes place each Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 1pm departing from the Seeamsterdam (Boathouse) shop on the corner of Prinsengracht and Leliegracht. Phone, email or drop in to make a booking for the tour.
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  • Average22%
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14 Jan 2018
“Beautiful and shocking account and walk through”
22 Apr 2018
“A Personal and Moving Tribute”
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See Amsterdam (former Boathouse), 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Trip Advisor gave me a gift today: a heart-felt and personal window into the history of Anne Frank, her family, her neighborhood, and the unimaginable inhumanity that she and so many others suffered. Our compassionate and knowledgeable guide, Wybe, shared his own family’s association with...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Most informative talk and walk. Our guide had the most in-depth knowledge of history which extended prior to the period advertised when required to do so by a number of questions asked by his audience.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

In depth and visceral account of Anne Frank And her family during Nazi Germany and the occupation of Netherlands. We signed up for the 30 minute guide beforehand which was very insightful and would highly recommend. Thoroughly enjoyed- was quite busy though so would recommend...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Our 2 hour walking tour “In the footsteps of Anne Frank, WWII and Jewish Quarters” in Old Amsterdam was absolutely worth every penny! Our guide, Floor, was an incredible storyteller and made the walk on that chilly December day worth the visit to Amsterdam! She...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Viator -- Anne Frank and Jewish Quarter Guided Walking Tour in Amsterdam (8718P4) Overview In this 2-hour small group tour, walk through Amsterdam with a professional guide that shows you Amsterdam during the World War II, through the eyes of Anne Frank. The tour goes...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

I booked this tour thinking it would include visiting what is left of the old Jewish area of Amsterdam. We stood for the first half an hour listening to a general WW2 talk. It was most interesting, but uncomfortable to stand for that length of...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Beam our guide made it SO enjoyable! Shared the history of the Jewish population with seriousness and solemnity, while interjecting a lot of Dutch history. Make him Sing, or at least tell him where his gig is at nighttime also. Quite a pleasant person with...More

Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 10 June 2012

I've done a few walking tours in Amsterdam, but this one is far and away my favourite. Michelle has an impressive knowledge of World War II in general, and the occupation of Amsterdam in particular. Her enthusiasm is infectious, and her knowledge is impressive. She...More

2  Thank Kate M
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We booked this emotional walking tour through Viator, a very reliable source for excellent and competent tours.
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