3 - 5 hours
Culture Vultures, Family Friendly, First Timers, History Buffs, Uniquely Dutch
Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, Espanol, Francais, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian
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.