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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Anne Frank House

The Anne Frank Story & Neighborhood Walking Tour

Product ID: 126944
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Walk in the footsteps of Anne Frank on this 2-hour small group tour of the area where she spent her childhood from the moment she moved to Amsterdam until she went into hiding. Hear the story about her diary and how it came to be published.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the area where Anne Frank lived in her childhood
  • Hear the story of her world-famous diary
  • Discover the south of Amsterdam with an expert guide
Full description
The story of Anne Frank is known around the world thanks to the touching and harrowing diary she kept of the period that she, her family, and 4 others spent in a hidden annex hiding from Amsterdam’s German occupiers. Less well-known is the story of her life as a young child that moved from Germany to Amsterdam due to her father's fears of Nazi Germany. They arrived in 1934 and settled in a house on the square Merwedeplein. Anne Frank spent many happy moments at this square and its surroundings.

During this walking tour, visit the places that were important to Anne Frank in her childhood. See where she went to school and the shop where she bought her famous diary. Explore the area where she played outside and discover the house where Miep Gies lived for many years, the woman who gave Anne's dairy to Otto Frank.

This tour takes place in the south of Amsterdam, where you will have the opportunity to become acquainted with an area of the city that you would otherwise likely not see. This area was constructed in the 1920-30s and was based on revolutionary ideas of city planning, architecture and social housing. Explore this area and learn about the happier times in young Anne's life, the girl who is a world-wide symbol of strength through adversity.
Includes
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Small group walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Ticket to the Anne Frank House
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

4:30 PM at Merwedeplein 61 at Square Merwedeplein in Amsterdam South, in front of the statue of Anne (this is the area where she lived before the Annex). Please note that this is not near the Anne Frank House/Museum. You can reach this square with Tram 12 (tram-stop Waalstraat). From the tram-stop the starting point is 350 meters.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Entrance tickets for the Anne Frank House are not included. This tour does not grant you access or allow you to enter the Anne Frank House, but shows you the area where she grew up.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 21 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Product ID: 126944