Join this 2 hour walking through the historic center of Amsterdam. See all the sights Amsterdam has to offer including places only known by locals. Get to know more about Amsterdam then just the Red Light District and the coffee shops. Learn about how in the 16th, 17th and 18th century the city played a major role in international banking, trade, arts, and architecture. Amsterdam is also the place where locals and visitors enjoy their beers, wines, and food in the many bars, cafés, and restaurants the city has to offer. Not only will the history be told but you will also learn about present-day Amsterdam. You will see the historic sights together with its culture in the city. In this tour you will learn interesting historic facts about the most famous places, but also about unknown places only known by the locals.
Discover the Jewish history in Amsterdam as you visit important landmarks in the city on this 2-hour walking tour. This tour will show and explain the history of the large Jewish population in Amsterdam and the footprints they have made in the city.
Your morning or afternoon in Amsterdam will start at the statue of the dockworker at the foot of the Portuguese synagogue. Set off in a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about the Jewish history and population from Amsterdam.
Do you see the Netherlands and Amsterdam as progressive and liberal? Are a you LGBT or do you know someone? Wouldn't you like to know how it happened? This is the one and only LGBT Gay Tour in Amsterdam that will tell you that. This story is now even more relevant with a world changing.LGBT History Tour Amsterdam : Homo Monument and Gay marriage. Amsterdam as front runner in LGBT rights in the worldThe Netherlands was the first country in the world with a monument for LGBT victims and the first country where same sex marriages were legal. In the roaring 80's and 90’s Amsterdam was the GAY capital of the world.The tour takes you on a trip through historic Amsterdam and goes from the 17th Century until 2001 the year of GAY marriage. We start at the Homo monument and end at “het Mandje”, the oldest gay bar in the world on the Zeedijk.Your guide Henk witnessed the roaring 80's and 90's himself and is a great historian and story teller according to earlier participants.
Erscheinungsdatum: 10.01.2012, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: History of New Amsterdam, Titelzusatz: Or, New York as It Was in the Days of the Dutch Governors : Together With Papers on Events Connected With the American Revolution and on Philadelphia in the Times of William Penn, Autor: Davis, Asahel, Verlag: HardPress Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // General, Rubrik: Geschichte, Seiten: 258, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 379 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
An outstanding experience, an astonishing story !I will take you along 12 generations (more than 400 years!) of my family to personalize the Jewish history of Amsterdam. From the 17th century till today, I connect all aspects of Jewish life in Mokum ( = Jiddisch for Amsterdam) in to the Waterman's & Casseres families and their descendants. I will let you experience:* Jewish live in Amsterdam before the war, when my gramdmother became famous with her free chicken soep, on shabbat, in her cigar store.* The hiding under the store floor during "razzia's" and all neighbors were send to the camps, * The SS soldier who warned my grandfather, followed by the hiding under a roof for over more than 3 years* pass by important historical sites of Jewish Amsterdam, such as: Portuguese es noga, Hollandse schouwburg, Jewish historical museum & holocaust memorial site* mini language course Amstedams - Jiddisch * free tasting of 3 famous & authentic Jiddische pastrys
Learn more about Anne Frank & the Jewish History in this Private Tour!Travel back in time with us to the 16th century when Amsterdam became the safe place for Jewish families fleeing from Southern and Eastern Europe. Wander with our private guide through the Jewish quarter and see some famous landmarks. Hear the awful stories of families in WWII that were hiding for the German army. Learn about Anne Frank and feel the tense atmosphere from the period of the war. Join us inside the Hollandse Schouwburg, the old theatre that was used for the deportation of thousands of Jews. And explore the beautiful Jewish district, seen as one of the most unique parts of the city centre of Amsterdam. Also, see the Westerkerk and the Anne Frank House from the outside.At the end of the tour, you have the chance to get inside the Anne Frank house with a ticket with a timeslot purchased on the website of Anne Frank House (10 euro each). We will advise how to get your ticket, even last minute we almost have a 100% chance to get inside. You will visit the Anne Frank House on your own, it is not allowed to guide inside. In 4 hours you will see and learn a lot about the Jewish history of Amsterdam.
Experience the best Amsterdam has to offer, and discover a few local secrets, on this 2.5-hour walking tour. Join a small group of no more than 8 fellow travelers to discover Amsterdam's history. Orient yourself in the historic city center–or get a refresher if you’ve been before–as you see the city's most important landmarks with an enthusiastic young guide. The tour includes a snack and restroom break along the way.
Erscheinungsdatum: 28.01.2013, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Contributions to the History of Ancient Families of New Amsterdam and New York, Verlag: HardPress Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // General, Rubrik: Geschichte, Seiten: 174, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 262 gr, Verkäufer: averdo