Walk through Amsterdam with a professional guide that shows you Amsterdam during the second world war, through the eyes of Anne Frank. The tour goes from the Jewish Quarter to Anne Frank's House, for the complete storyline of these dark days.
Travel back to the dark days of World War II on a 2-hour walking tour of Amsterdam, and learn what life was like following the occupation of the Netherlands by the Germans in 1940-1945 and how Anne Frank became an icon of the brutality of suppression. Hear the story about her diary and how it came to be published by her father Otto Frank.
Meet your guide close to Waterloo Square in front of the Jewish Historical Museum. Stroll past monuments and buildings still marked by traces of war. Your guide will bring the history to life, giving you a sense of how the city’s citizens behaved during the occupation, and how they moved around in times of horror.
Learn why the Dutch tried to co-exist with the occupying army, and how the Dutch behaved towards the Jews of Amsterdam like Anne Frank. Hear about several important events, such as the February Strike and Winter of Hunger.
Visit the Jewish neighborhood, with its Portuguese synagoge and museum, the Hollandsche schouwburg, and the head office of the Jewish counsel. Discover locations the Dutch resistance offered as secret hiding places to families like the Franks. The tour ends at Anne Frank's House, admission is not included.
Ideal for fans of European history, the tour also gives an insight into how the Jewish community lived, survived and still thrive in Amsterdam.
This Anne Frank Walking Tour does NOT include a (skip the line) admission to Anne Frank's House. The tour starts close to Waterloo Square and ends next to Anne Frank House/Museum, again, we do NOT enter the house. However if you still feel like visiting the Anne Frank House, please retrieve this ticket at the official website of the Anne Frank House (annefrank.org), with a timeslote at least 2 hours after the starting time of this walking tour.
Professional English speaking tour guide
Local city tax of 1,50 euro per person
During Covid-19 restrictions:
- We offer free desinfecting handgel
- Facemasks are available for purchase at the start of the tour (€ 1,50 - € 3,00), or bring your own
Comfortable shoes and weatherproof clothing
Please bring your own:
- Facemasks (are also available for purchase at the start of the tour for € 1,50 - € 3,00).