Never to be Forgotten: The Jewish Quarter in Amsterdam


Never Forget otherwise history will repeat itself.

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Located in Amsterdam, the Jewish Quarter (in Dutch: Jodenbuurt) is a neighborhood with bitter history during the World War II. I spent a day exploring the neighborhood and visiting places that preserved to remind us of the sorrowful period of history in humanity.

Often being called as the Jewish Cultural Quarter of Amsterdam, in the neighborhood, you will find important places and monument related to the World War Two, such asJewish Historical Museum, Jewish Children Museum, Portuguese Synagogue, February Protest Monument, National Holocaust Museum and Hollandse Schouwburg.

It was a gloomy day when I walked through the neighborhood. I did not need a second thought to visit these places. They are not happy places that ones could wish to observe during a vacation, but what else that matters from our travels but to enrich own knowledge and the better understanding…

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