Highlights of Jordaan Amsterdam: The Cursed Houses

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Discover the famous 400-years-old Jordaan, one of the oldest neighbourhoods in Amsterdam. 

Learn about the turbulent history of this working-class area, known for generations as Amsterdam's slum. Uncover local music and the neighborhood's dark side by exploring changes wrought from the terrible war. You will even visit the hideouts of those desperate to survive. 

Are you ready to solve the mystery of the lost houses of Jordaan?


  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

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  • Visit secret courtyards of the Jordaan

  • See the Anne Frank House, where Anne and her family hid for over 2 years

  • Learn about the once filthy canals

  • Explore the neighborhood's narrow streets and beautiful canals


You are Lysa Jansen. In your mother's attic, you find a box of old post cards, scrawled with handwritten greetings of love. The greetings and warm wishes fill you with peace. 

The address on each one is Anieliersgracht 56, Amsterdam, and each one is signed, 'MJ.'

Intrigued, you send a postcard to the address asking for more information. Two weeks later, it returns marked, 'RETURN TO SENDER.'

You try to forget about them, but you just can't.

Who sent the postcards? The answer lies in Amsterdam

Experience's route

Starting point Anne Frank Statue
Westermarkt 74, 1016 DL Amsterdam, Netherlands
Finish point Bloemgracht
Bloemgracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Places you will visit


It will take you

91-121 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km

  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families
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