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Amsterdam Jewish Cultural Quarter and Gassan Diamonds

Free cancellation
Validity: Flexible
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Hebrew
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

Explore Amsterdams old Jewish neighborhood at your own pace

Marvel at the ancient Jewish craft of diamond cutting at Gassan Diamonds

Receive a glass of Champagne during the tour and a brilliant gift afterwards at Gassan Diamonds

What to expect

Walk through the old Jewish neighborhood of Amsterdam where magnificent synagogues, striking buildings and impressive memorials dominate the streetscape. At its heart is the Jewish Cultural Quarter with its landmark buildings. Here, you can travel back in time to the days of Amsterdam’s Golden Age by visiting the Portuguese Synagogue or find out all about Jewish culture and history in the Jewish Historical Museum and the Children's Museum.

Gassan Diamonds, a family-owned company, is located in a formerly steam-driven diamond factory in the center of Amsterdam. Take a guided tour of this historical diamond factory. The multilingual staff will explain the various stages of diamond polishing. Observe skilled craftsmen at work as they transform the most precious crystal known to man into dazzling ready-to-wear brilliants. After the tour, browse through the extensive jewelry and watch collection in the boutique. By presenting your Jewish Cultural Quarter combi ticket, you will be served a glass of Champagne during the tour and afterwards, receive a brilliant gift.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit

What's included

Admission to Gassan Diamonds

Multilingual audio tour at the Jewish Cultural Quarter

Guided multilingual tour at Gassan Diamonds

A glass of Champagne during the tour and a brilliant gift afterwards at Gassan Diamonds

Admission to all locations and exhibitions in the Jewish Cultural Quarter

Admission to the Portuguese Synagogue (closed on Saturdays and Jewish holidays)

What's not included

Guided tour in the Jewish Cultural Quarter

Location

Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 173-175, 1011 LN Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meeting point:

Jewish Cultural Quarter: Use your time slot entry ticket to access the Jewish Cultural Quarter beginning at Gassan Diamonds (Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 173-175). Then continue to the Portuguese Synagogue (Mr. Visserplein 3), the Jewish Historical Museum & Children's Museum (Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1) and the National Holocaust Memorial (Plantage Middenlaan 24)

When

  • Available daily
  • Please note, Amsterdam's Portuguese Synagogue is closed on Saturdays and Jewish holidays

Provider

Jewish Cultural Quarter

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 hour before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • The National Holocaust Museum and National Holocaust Memorial (Hollandsche Schouwburg) are currently closed for reconstruction. Both locations are expected to re-open in late 2022.
  • In the Portuguese Synagogue and the Jewish Historical Museum an audio guide is available in English, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, German and French
  • Tours at Gassan Diamonds are offered in Dutch, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Thai and Indonesian. (Subject to availability)
  • Bring your own headphones or earphones to listen to the audio tour
  • Didn't see it all in one day? Your ticket is valid for 1 month after its first use
  • Make sure you visit the first location at the time stated on the time-slot entry ticket then it is free to visit the other locations within one month