The story of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who lived with her family in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation of World War II, is known to the world through her diary, which recounts their years in hiding. Here’s how to experience Anne Frank’s Amsterdam.
- Take an Anne Frank-themed walking tour to trace the heroine’s early life, before she and her family went into hiding, and visit her childhood home, her school, and the shop where she bought her famous diary.
- Visit the Anne Frank House on Prinsengracht to learn about the horrors of the Holocaust and see the hidden annex where the Frank family lived before being captured and sent to concentration camps.
- Pedal around Amsterdam on a guided bicycle tour to see sites relevant to Anne Frank and Jewish Amsterdam landmarks such as the ornate Portuguese Synagogue and the Jewish Historical Museum.
- Take your time at the city’s most important sites on a self-guided audio tour providing insight into Jewish history in Amsterdam.