Anne Frank House is a building formerly used by the hiding place of Anne Frank and her family is now used as a museum. This place is one of the famous tourist spots in Amsterdam and is always crowded with tourists lining up to get in. This place is also one of the set of one of the famous film adaptation of a book. Who is Anne Frank and how the story? And what the film has just been filming there? Read on to learn the full story.
Anne Frank was a young girl born in 1929 who had a German-Jewish blood. He and his family were forced into hiding for two years in a secret hideout to avoid the cruelty of Adolf Hitler, who seek to eliminate the Jewish ethnicity of the earth in the period of World War II, who at that time began invading the Netherlands in 1940.
Anne Frank’s hiding place was actually part of the office building where her father worked, which is behind the building on the banks of the canal. That’s where Anne Frank and her family (father, mother, brother), as well as four others, remained hidden from the years 1942 to 1944, until it was found in 1944 and sent to a concentration camp until death arrives.
The story of Anne Frank became famous when his father, the sole survivor of a concentration camp, published the diary of Anne Frank in 1947. This diary before was rescued by a friend of his father, who also helped them during in hiding. In the diary, Anne Frank tells of the struggle of family life in the face of Nazi atrocities, as well as a tense day for 2 years at the hideout.
The figure of Anne Frank became famous worldwide when her diary was translated into more than 30 languages and over dramatized story. This popularity also affected the former hiding place is now known as the Anne Frank House, which attract those who have read the story of Anne Frank, Nazi atrocities, and follow the history of World War II.
Until now, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam had become one of the most famous tourist attractions in Amsterdam and the most visited. The museum is located on the banks of the Prinsengracht canal, which is one of the three main canals in Amsterdam. In the museum you can visit the room, hiding from the Anne Frank Secret Annex and the number of displays depicting the life and day-to-day. You can see a number of properties such as photographs, letters, postcards, books, documents, and other properties, including Anne Frank’s original diary.
There was also a display of discrimination and abuse and the importance of freedom and democracy. In addition to the display space, office space in the building also has been restored to look like the situation in the 1940s. The Anne Frank House museum is also a gift shop and cafe to further pamper visitors.