This walking tour with a professional guide takes you around Amsterdam through the perspective of Anne Frank during the second world war. Starting from the Jewish Quarter and ending at the Anne Frank House, this 2 hour tour gives an interesting and in-depth perspective on what Anne Frank and others had to go through during such a trying time. Discover the many hiding places in the city where families like the Franks were forced to seek refuge. Get a sense of what life was like in the Netherlands following the occupation by the Germans in the early 1940s. Hear the
story of Anne Frank’s diary and how her father, Otto, ended up publishing it.
Meet your tour guide at the Waterloo Square who will be recognizable by their orange 360 umbrella. You will be taken through the city by your guide who will set the scene and make your experience come to life. Passing by historical monuments and buildings still marked by traces of the war, you will truly get a sense of how the city and the people were impacted.
Your guide will explain how Dutch people during this time handled the occupation and those Jewish people seeking asylum in their homes. You will get a sense of why it was crucial to co-exist with the German occupiers and exactly how Jews such as Anne Frank were treated by the general population. Learn about the formative events during the time, such as the February Strike and the Winter of Hunger.
Explore the Jewish Quarter, with its museum, Portuguese synagogue, and the head office of the Jewish counsel. Finally, you will end up at the Anne Frank House where you can visit and explore at your own leisure. This tour is a perfect introduction before diving into the intense realities which come with experiencing the Anne Frank house.
If you would like to make a reservation for the actual Anne Frank House, you can do this through here.
|LOCATION||Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, in front of the Jewish Historical Museum. Recognize our guides by the orange 360 umbrellas.|
|DEPARTURE TIMES||Every day at 2 pm. Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts.|
Admission not included
|PUBLIC TRANSPORT||Metro to the stop Waterlooplein, then a 3 minute walk.
Or a 20 minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station.
|BEST TIME TO VISIT||2 pm.|
|TICKET TYPE||Printed or Mobile|
© Anne Frank House / Photographer: Cris Toala Olivares