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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Jewish Historical Museum

Amsterdam: Canal Cruise and Jewish Cultural Quarter Tickets

Product ID: 93645
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Explore Amsterdam’s scenery on a canal cruise, admiring historic merchant houses, bridges, and houseboats. Then head to the Jewish Cultural Quarter where stunning synagogues and impressive memorials grace the streets of the old Jewish Quarter.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Save money with a combination ticket for a canal cruise and admission to the Jewish Cultural Quarter
  • One ticket for 5 locations (valid for one month) and 1 cruise
  • Admire the illuminations of hundreds of candles in the synagogue's many brass chandeliers
  • Cruise along Amsterdam’s canals and enjoy views of bridges, merchant houses, and other iconic sights
  • Get access to all the monuments of the Jewish Cultural Quarter
  • Marvel at an imposing 17th-century synagogue
Full description
This combination offer saves you both time and money as you explore Amsterdam's scenery by a leisurely cruise along Amsterdam’s canals and discover the Jewish Cultural Quarter. It’s up to you to decide which activity to do first.  Be amazed by the 17th-century merchant houses of Amsterdam’s Canal Belt, and colorful barge boats that intrepid residents have converted into homes on a 75-minute canal cruise. Travel from the Golden Bend to the city’s newest quarter at Overhoeks. Admire the new Music Building in the harbor, and the historic VOC ship in the docks.

Then, you’ll enter old Amsterdam's Jewish neighborhood with its beautiful synagogues, striking buildings, and impressive monuments. At the heart of this historic neighborhood, which is less than 1 square kilometer in area, you’ll find the Jewish Cultural Quarter.

Travel back in the days of Amsterdam’s Golden Age in the Portuguese Synagogue with it's 17th-century interior that is still fully intact. Visit the Jewish Historical Museum with its engaging JHM Children's Museum, where you can discover all about the Jewish history and culture of The Netherlands, or see the moving National Holocaust Memorial and National Holocaust Museum.
  • Entrance to the Portuguese Synagogue, Jewish Historical Museum, Children's Museum, National Holocaust Museum and the National Holocaust Memorial in the Jewish Cultural Quarter
  • Amsterdam canal cruise
  • Audio tour
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer between the Jewish Cultural Quarter and the boat

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Meeting point

Boats depart from: Amsterdam Canal Cruises : Stadhouderskade 551, opposite the Heineken Experience Blue Boat Company: Stadhouderskade 501, opposite the Hard Rock Café Jewish Cultural Quarter: Portuguese Synagogue - Mr. Visserplein 3 Jewish Historical Museum & Children's Museum - Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1 National Holocaust Museum - Plantage Middenlaan 27 National Holocaust Memorial - Plantage Middenlaan 24

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
The Portuguese Synagogue is closed on Saturdays, Jewish holidays, King's Day and for special events. Please make sure you check for the opening hours/days of the Portuguese Synagogue.

The boats depart from Stadhouderskade 551, opposite the Heineken Experience (Amsterdam Canal Cruises ) and Stadhouderskade 501, opposite the Hard Rock Café (Blue Boat Company).

Take Metro 51, 53, 54 from Waterlooplein (near the Jewish Cultural Quarter) to Weesperplein. Here you change to tram 7 or 19 in the direction of Slotermeer or Station Sloterdijk. For Stadhouderskade 551 get out at Frederiksplein. For Stadhouderskade 501 get out at Leidseplein. From here it's a 2-minute walk to the boat.
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