Religious Studies in Amsterdam

Known as a progressive and open minded city Amsterdam was home to a thriving Jewish community in the early 20th Century. It is an incredible destination for Holocaust studies offering a fascinating insight into Jewish life under occupied Europe. 

Visits to the Anne Frank House, Westerbork among others will really bring your subject to life and with easy and cheap access with low cost airlines and cross channel ferry it can be all done very affordably.

We also have a wide range of accommodations, from Youth Centres to 3 star Hotels, all which are centrally located and offer great value for students on a budget, ensuring that your group will always received the best value on any educational trip with FHT.

Contact our Sixth Form Amsterdam trip experts today and we will create a stimulating and thought provoking itinerary for your next Religious Studies educational group trip abroad.



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Corrie Ten Boom Museum

The Ten Boom family were devout Christians who opened their home to those hunted by the Nazis. The exhibition will take you back in time and delivers a poignant story of hope and resistance. Visitors can see first hand the ‘hiding place’ behind a false wall, where 4 Jews and 2 Dutch resistance fighters hid from the Gestapo.  Contact our Amsterdam Religious Studies experts at FHTGroup Tours today and we will be delighted to read more ...

Portuguese Synagogue

The beautiful Portuguese Synagogue, is one of the most important legacies of the vibrant Jewish community in Amsterdam.  The architecture shows the self-confidence and wealth of the Jewish community in Amsterdam at the time it was built. It was the largest synagogue of its time and one of the biggest buildings of Amsterdam.  Contact our Amsterdam student trips experts at FHT Group Tours today and we will arrange this visit as par read more ...

Anne Frank House

Located on the Prinsengracht canal, the Anne Frank House is dedicated to the young Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank, who hid from Nazi persecution with her family and four other people in hidden rooms at the rear of the building. After her capture in 1944 she was transferred to the death camp at Bergen Belsen and died from Typhus at the age of just 15. Her diary has become a symbol of the struggle against oppression and has been read more ...

Jewish Historical Museum

Religion, culture and the history of the Jews in the Netherlands and its former colonies are the main focus of the museum's collection and the Resource Centre. With two permanent exhibitions and changing temporary ones it paints a colourful picture of the long and often tragic history of the Jewish people in Holland. The museum has over 13,000 works of art, ceremonial items and historical objects, only five percent of w read more ...

Jewish Mirror Memorial

Known either as the Auschwitz Monument or Mirror Memorial it was originally installed in one of Amsterdam’s municipal cemeteries and subsequently relocated to Wertheim Park. The memorial consists of six broken mirrors which are arranged in two rows and represent the artist's homage to the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust during World War II.

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