Jewish Amsterdam: The Old Quarter

4.2 (5 ratings)
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You have probably heard and read a lot about the Dutch Golden Age. But did you know that many of its origins lay in the old Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam? Here is an equally 'golden' opportunity to explore that part of the old city's past. You will walk past its temples and learn its stories - from diamond factories to canals to master painters and philosophers. Get ready to discover the secrets and origins of Jewish Amsterdam.
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  • Please be cautious of traffic
  • Pause, continue exploring at your own pace or replay at any time.
  • No attractions ticket(s) required

Places you will visit


It will take you

90-120 mins

You will walk

2890 steps

Total distance

2.2 km


  • You will discover the old city's history and engage with it like you could never have before. Walk past what was once the largest and most lavish Synagogue in the world! Past the legendary fleamarket. Skirt the old port of Amsterdam. Stroll past Rembrandt's home and the studio where painted his greatest masterpieces.


Take your time to look around you. 

It is early May 1945. Canadian troops are nearing the city that is currently awakening from a long famine winter. 

Before reaching Amsterdam, Canadian forces must be provided with intelligence, as to the conditions within the city and any pockets of German activity that they might encounter. As a resistance operative, you have been selected to infiltrate the sealed-off, German-controlled Amsterdam ghetto and report back with any information that might be useful.

Game route

Starting point Jewish Museum and the Arsenal
Nieuwe Amstelstraat, 1011 PG Amsterdam, Nederland
Finish point The Blue Bridge
Blauwbrug, 1011 PT Amsterdam, Nederland
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Ratings and Reviews


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30 Nov 2022
glad it focussed on smaller details the bigger tours tend to skip

Liubov Sigalova

12 Feb 2023

Sophie Plagerson

05 Jan 2023
Nice walk. excellent stopping points and sights. the mission feels a bit disconnected from the sights.

Dan Plagerson

05 Jan 2023


07 Dec 2022
some of the directions to get to the places were long and therefore complicated. we had the right answer multiple times, but was either missing a ‘space’ or a capital letter so had to skip the challenge

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  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


2920 XP
Liubov Sigalova
2800 XP
Sophie Plagerson
2740 XP