Jewish Cultural Quarter & Gassan Diamonds

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Duration

3 - 5 hours

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Location

Amsterdam

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Experience

Culture Vultures, Family Friendly, First Timers, History Buffs, Uniquely Dutch

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Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, Espanol, Francais, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian

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Opening Time

11:00

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Closing Time

17:00

Overview

Visit the Jewish Cultural Quarter & Gassan Diamonds; the perfect way to explore the Jewish heritage in Amsterdam. 

The Jewish Cultural Quarter & Gassan Diamonds combination ticket, takes you through the old Jewish neighbourhood of Amsterdam, where magnificent synagogues, striking buildings and impressive memorials dominate the streetscape. At its heart, occupying less than half a square mile, is the Jewish Cultural Quarter with its landmark buildings. Here, you can travel back in time, to the days of the Golden Age. Visit the Portuguese Synagogue or learn more about the Jewish culture at the Jewish Historical Museum, the Children’s Museum and the National Holocaust Memorial.

Gassan Diamonds, a family-owned company, is located in a formerly steam-driven diamond factory in the center of Amsterdam. Every year, more than 400,000 tourists visit the historical diamond factory. During a guided tour, multilingual staff 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 jewellery and watch collection in the boutique.

Present your Jewish Cultural Quarter & Gassan Diamonds combi ticket and enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne during the tour. After the tour, you will receive a brilliant gift.

Please note: This ticket is not available on 27 April (King’s Day), Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the day of Atonement). The Portuguese Synagogue is closed on Saturdays, Jewish holidays, 27 April (King’s Day) and during special events.

Just around the corner of Gassan Diamonds, you will find the Rembrandt House Museum. Find out how the famous painter Rembrandt lived in his former home in the Jodenbreestraat.

 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the old Jewish neighbourhood of Amsterdam at your own pace
  • Visit the Jewish Museum that provides a unique picture of past and present Dutch Jewish life
  • Enjoy the Jewish Museum junior and its interactive presentation of Jewish life and traditions
  • See the 17th-century interior of the Portuguese Synagogue
  • Marvel at the craft of diamond cutting at the renowned Gassan Diamonds
  • Browse through the charming boutique shop offering an extensive collection of jewellery and watches

Included

  • Entry to all locations of the Jewish Cultural Quarter: Jewish Historical Museum including the Children's Museum, Portuguese Syngogue and the Hollandse Schouwburg (Holocaust Memorial)
  • Guided tour at Gassan Diamonds
  • Complimentary glass of champagne during diamond tour
  • A brilliant gift

Meeting Point

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FAQs

Where is Gassan Diamonds located?
Gassan Diamonds is located at Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 173-175. It is open 7 days a week, from 9am to 5pm.

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