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Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour

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A memorable overview of Amsterdam in WWII

This was an excellent tour that we would recommend to anyone interested in the WWII history of... read more

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Brenda022_11
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Peter was very professional and informative!

My partner and I took Peter’s tour on July 3, 2018. Prior to our tour, Peter sent us an email... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sara J
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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...more
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Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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Reviewed yesterday

This was an excellent tour that we would recommend to anyone interested in the WWII history of Amsterdam. We were most impressed with the way Emilie presented the material, the vivid stories she told, and the way she brought the past to life. She managed...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I took Peter’s tour on July 3, 2018. Prior to our tour, Peter sent us an email containing a plethora of background information relevant to the sites we’d be visiting. On the day of our tour, Peter was punctual, personable, and able...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben, a former professor, was an incredible tour guide to us. He gave us an in-depth sense of what it was like in Amsterdam leading up to and during WWII, pointing out key sites, sharing stories and anecdotes, and even showing a few historical photos....More

Thank av225
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a private tour with Ben, a retired local history professor. The tour was very comprehensive and interesting. His rich understanding of history allowed us to understand the complexity of this period for the Dutch Jews, Resistance, and Collaborators. He is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben was a wonderfully informative tour guide with a low-key, friendly manner that engaged our diverse 5-person group. He was reflective about the events that occurred at the spots throughout our journey, so the time spent was not merely a litany of sometimes painful facts...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peter was a fantastic guide and we really enjoyed walking through and connecting the present with the past through pictures and Peter's passion. Thank you!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend this devastatingly informative tour of World War ll Amsterdam conducted by Peter Schaapman. Peter is a highly erudite guide who illustrates his talk with photos and documents of the period as well as well chosen anecdotes, all presented in impeccable English. Following...More

Thank madruby70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous day with Peter. He is delightful. His knowledge of the city, the history, and the nuance of time and place really made a lasting impression. It was a wonderful way to see the city and understand it in the context of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ben is passionate and knowledgeable about WWII. We absolutely enjoyed our walk and the information shared. Would highly recommend!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were fortunate enough to go on a walking tour about WWII and the Holocaust with Ben de Yong. He was incredibly interesting and informative. In addition to what he shared, Ben was also open and responsive to questions. Getting a first...More

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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
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.
...More
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