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Cimitero Ebraico Beth Haim

Kerkstraat 10, 1191 JB Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
+31 20 496 3498
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Not a true tourist attraction, but a very interesting placee to visit

Check opening times before you travel, but Beth Haim is worth a visit. One of the oldest jewish... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2017
werdlerswereld
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Old Jewish Cemetery

This old cemetery has a history. This place is a little bit far from the Amsterdam City Centre. The... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2017
Solodam J
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kerkstraat 10, 1191 JB Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Check opening times before you travel, but Beth Haim is worth a visit. One of the oldest jewish cemeteries in western Europe, some very remarkable tombstones and its relevance for Amsterdam history cannot be denied

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Reviewed February 7, 2017

This old cemetery has a history. This place is a little bit far from the Amsterdam City Centre. The location is near the Amstel river. I saw the graveyard self is a bit neglected but perhaps they just let the grass grow wild so that...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is *not* a show-up-and-walk-around place, please do not go there without letting them know you're coming. My wife arranged (weeks before) to see if she could find the graves of some ancestors, and we were met at the gate. The tour we were given...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2015

Long after the expulsion of 1497 Sephardi Jews started burying their dead in a cemetery of their own in the early 17th century in Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. There they bought a piece of land adjacent to the river Amstel. There are close to 30000...More

2  Thank dancing-freak
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Reviewed May 18, 2015

This small Jewish cemetery was started in the early 1600's and boasts many famous people buried there including the parents of Spinoza and friends of Rembrandt and many more. The graves are typical of Sephardic Jews from Iberia, with Spanish and Portuguese names. The cemetery...More

3  Thank TedinHawaii
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