Amsterdam: The Hollandsche Schouwburg

The Hollandsche Schouwburg (Dutch Theater). This theater flourished from 1892 until 1941. During the Nazi occupation it was renamed Joodsche Schouwburg (Jewish Theater) and was restricted to Jewish performers and audiences. In 1942 the theater became a point of assembly for Jews being sent to Westerbork transit camp. Between 60,000 and 80,000 people were deported from this point. The ruins of this building have been restored as a memorial.
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