Offbeat Amsterdam Red Light District Walking Tour

4.9 / 5

7 reviews

Offbeat Amsterdam Red Light District Walking Tour

From $30.27 per person

Explore Amsterdam's most interesting district together with the best licensed guides. Hear the real stories, the history, the cultural context and see the highlights that you'd normally miss by strolling around on your own.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • See the many window brothels with prostitutes
  • Visit the first condom shop in the world
  • Pass by the cannabis coffeeshops
  • Admire Amsterdam’s oldest buildings
  • Stroll through Chinatown and “De Nieuwmarkt”
Full description
This tour has been recommended by Lonely Planet, The Telegraph, Fox News, Yahoo, the Huffington Post, and The Culture Trip. It's always hosted by local guides who are officially licensed by the Dutch government. Meet your guide on Dam Square: Amsterdam’s Main Square. After a short introduction you’ll set off on foot through the famous Red Light District that is locally known as “De Wallen”. Learn everything about Dutch liberal culture, legal prostitution, local drug laws, and “De Wallen”. You’ll pass by legendary cannabis “coffeeshops”, red-lit window brothels, beautiful old buildings, a museum of prostitution, sex shows, nice bars, and good restaurants. Your guide will share the origins, history, and the current iterations of the Red Light District and what it means to the culture of Amsterdam as a whole. The local guide can also help you out with some fun tips.
Includes
  • Walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Live entertainment
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (recommended)

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Meeting point

The meeting point is on Dam Square, two meters in front of the tall white National Monument:

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Important information

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  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • The minimum age is 14 years
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Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 7 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    4.7/5
  • Organization
    4.3/5
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