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Jewish History Walking Tour

Buitenzagerij 37, 1021 NP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 636 0437
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Walking tour of the Jewish quarter in Amsterdam

We spent a wonderful one & half hours being guided around the Jewish quarter in Amsterdam. Jeanette... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Karen A
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Castle Cary, United Kingdom
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One of the best tours ever!

Jeanette was amazing. It was so different from a usual tour where the guide just tells you about... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
londonsam2017
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Jeanette Loeb has studied Jewish history and culture at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).She organises guided tours and lectures in the Jewish field in and around Amsterdam.In a personal consult you can develop your own programme.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent a wonderful one & half hours being guided around the Jewish quarter in Amsterdam. Jeanette was a great guide, she managed to get all of the family involved and what we all learnt has left a lasting impression on us all. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Jeanette was amazing. It was so different from a usual tour where the guide just tells you about things. Jeanette turned it into a dialogue that was so insightful and challenging. We had all been to Amsterdam before and thought there would be very little...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Jeanette is a thorough tour guide providing historical information as well as opportunities to question and discuss what Jews experienced living in Amsterdam. She has vast amounts of information from many years of research and study and conveys it in an easy to understand way....More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Jeanette is one of the best guides I have ever toured with! She was so knowledgeable about about Jewish life in Amsterdam. We visited the Jewish Museum, Portuguese synagogue, old Jewish quarter and diamond factory. The best part of the tour was just walking around...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Jeanette was wonderful. She was flexible about our timing, and very straightforward about what would and would not work. He English is excellent and so was very easy to understand. She is a delightful person, very committed to conveying information about Jewish history. In terms...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Jeanette thoroughly covered the Jewish history of Amsterdam. Her perspective as a native and 2nd generation Holocaust survivor added to the tour. Her thoughtful questions made one stop and think about events and the evolution of the Jewish community of Amsterdam. I would recommend her...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the tour very much. We would highly recommend this tour with Jeanette Loeb to anyone interested in this subject.

Thank Robert A
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I and two friends spent a fantastic Sunday with Jeanette learning about Jewish Amsterdam. It was an informative and enjoyable tour. Jeanette encouraged us to reflect on what we saw which certainly gave us food for thought! The Portuguese Synagogue was amazing...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Four of us connected with Jeanette to do a private tour of Jewish Amsterdam. We’re all experienced travelers who have worked with other private guides to tour the Jewish history of other European cities. Without question, Jeanette is unparalleled. We spent 4+ hours with her...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

What distinguishes Jeanette is that she is a native of Amsterdam and can give perspective on both the past and present not just in an academic / scholarly way (which she does beautifully), but with a very personal and human touch. I was visiting Amsterdam...More

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bicuspid
3 April 2016|
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Response from Jeanette L | Property representative |
Contact through my website
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Carol F
3 May 2015|
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Response from Jeanette L | Property representative |
Dear Madam or Sir, Thank you for your interest in my guided tours. As I work as a private guide I do tailor made tours. You can contact me through my website and let me know when you are in Amsterdam. I will give you all... More
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Response from Jeanette L | Property representative |
Dear Family, The Anne Frank House is not in the former Jewish Quarter but at the Prinsengracht. You can get from the Jewish Quarter to the Anne Frank house by walking 1/2 hour or take the streetcar number 14 about 10... More
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