Guided tour

Amsterdam: Red Light District and Local Pub Tour

Activity provider: Trigger Tours

Amsterdam: Red Light District and Local Pub Tour

Activity provider: Trigger Tours
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From US$ 27.29 per person

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Discover the infamous Red Light District of Amsterdam with a knowledgeable guide. Explore the district's narrow streets and learn about the oldest pubs of the city and sex work industry of Amsterdam.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German, Spanish, English
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a 2-hour walking tour with an expert guide
  • Walk through the narrowest street of Amsterdam
  • Discover the area’s secret spots and charms with a local guide
  • Learn about Amsterdam's the oldest pubs of the city and its prostitution industry
Full description

Discover infamous Red Light District of Amsterdam with a knowledgeable guide. Explore the district's narrow streets and learn about some of the oldest pubs of the city. Finish the tour with a rest at a traditional local pub.

Begin this tour in central Amsterdam. Get a comprehensive overview of the history of the city in either a shared, public, or small group. Start with a walk around the Old Town District and Amsterdam's Chinatown. Here your guide will tell you about the history of the city and tell you about some of the oldest pubs of the city.

Hear stories about famous pubs like t' Aepjen and t' mandje. You also get the opportunity to take a look inside. Continue to the center of the Red Light District where your guide will tell you everything about the sex work industry, peep shows, and the history of the Amsterdam Red Light District.

Here, you will find many curiosities, like the narrowest street of Amsterdam, famous coffee shops, an indoor prostitution street, and many "smartshops." Your guide will tell you what it's like to work as a prostitute in the Red Light District, liberal laws, and many interesting facts about sex work in Amsterdam.

Then, walk to Dam Square where the tour will end. On your way to this area you'll see some of the last sights of the tour, like the Condomerie, the Royal Palace, and the Dam Square. Finish the tour with a rest at a traditional local pub.

Includes
  • 2-hour private, shared, or small group walking tour (depending on option booked)
  • Local guide
  • Food and drinks

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 154 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Service
    4.6/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5

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The truth is we couldn't take the tour because we arrived late from another city, being totally our responsibility and not the company's. However, I write this review because the attention of the guide and the agency is fantastic, contacting us to find out if we were okay, even willing to wait for us in case we managed to get there. Thank you very much and what a pity that we couldn't do the tour with you, later we had to walk the area on our own, we would have had more fun with you, hahahahaha!!

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June 15, 2022

Had a group of 6 people and a young guide who spoke German very well - perfect! He was really knowledgeable and was able to answer any questions we had. There is one star less because we finished the tour after almost 1.5 hours and were shown coffee shops, but didn't visit them. I was hoping for more in that regard.

April 6, 2022

Great tour through the red light district. As I was the only one booked the tour I even got a private tour. Stan showed me the most important spots and told the whole background and history of prostitution and coffee shops in Amsterdam. We even stopped briefly at a coffee shop and he explained everything to me in detail how it works. Stan is a great tour guide and I would definitively book a tour again the next time I am in Amsterdam.

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October 16, 2020

Product ID: 198622