Jewish District Tour
Jewish history in Amsterdam
Discover the area of Amsterdam with its famous flea market, Opera and botanical gardens.For hundreds of years it was known as the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam.
Already since the 17th century Amsterdam had a large Jewish community that influenced the city and its culture over the years. Find our how the Jewish people took part in shaping the city the way it is today. And see how World War 2 once changed the disctrict and Amsterdam completely.
Length: 2 hours
Highlights: De Waag (Old city gate), Rembrandt house (famous painter who lived in the Jewish Quarter),Waterloo Sqare market, old draw bridge, Spinoza monument (Jewish philosopher), (Previous) Jewish boys orphanage, Portuguese Synagogue, world’s most important Jewish library, Jewish Historical Museum, Gratitude monument, Plantage park, Henri Polaklaan (named after the founder of The Netherland’s first Diamond Union), Hollandsche Schouwburg, Auschwitz monument, Dock worker monument (Commemorating the largest public anti-Nazi uprise).
This is a private tour, the price depends on the group size.