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What Exactly Is It?

As I passed by it while taking a walking tour, I could not understand what exactly was it supposed... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
ZenHealer7
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Historical remains

Until told by our tourist guide, it was difficult to understand that this place was originally a... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
YTCHENG
,
Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
16 Aug 2017
“What Exactly Is It?”
19 May 2017
“Historical remains”
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plantage & the East
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

As I passed by it while taking a walking tour, I could not understand what exactly was it supposed to signify. A forlorn and lonely structure on the street.

Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Until told by our tourist guide, it was difficult to understand that this place was originally a Jewish Quarter in the past. Everything has changed now but the monument and stone gate that still left at site could make people remember what history has brought...More

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful part of town if you like architecture and history. Near Waterlooplein you wander in an old part of the city. Just look up for inspiration.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This area used to be Jewish and now none are there, except for brass plates on the sidewalks every so often, like in Berlin, marking the Jews who once lived there until they were taken away to be murdered. Strange, but visit so the history...More

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 1 May 2015

Other reviewers have seemed surprised that this is not now a Jewish neighborhood. Keep in mind that this name originated in the 17th century. In the 1940's the Germans and their local collaborators emptied out this neighborhood, as well as many others throughout Europe and...More

1  Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Till so far I know this place is Dutch history In this erea the first Jewish people start there lives here in 1590 or so. The place made real history during 2e world war many Jewish became deported to camps we all know about and...More

Thank Werner D
Reviewed 3 November 2014

That is all what you can read on the monument, special made in 1986 to remember this "jewish corner" Exactly what the other reviewer said, no jewish at all. You can find cafes, coffee shop, flee market, restaurants, good record shop, tattoo, a warehouse, drugstore,...More

Thank Solodam J
Nearby
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
...More
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