Guided tour

Amsterdam: Sex, Drugs, and Freedom Walking Tour

Activity provider: Trigger Tours
Guided tour

Amsterdam: Sex, Drugs, and Freedom Walking Tour

Activity provider: Trigger Tours

From US$ 39.58 per person

Learn about Amsterdam's alternative scenes on this 2-hour walking tour. Discover the reality behind the city's permissive drug laws, how the Netherlands was a pioneer in the fight for equality, and how its Red-light District operates.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German, English, Spanish, Dutch
Private group available


  • Discover the city through the eyes of a local
  • Learn about Amsterdam's unique attitude towards drugs and sex
  • Visit places known only to locals
Full description
Your local guide will lead you through the winding streets and alleyways of the city, sharing fascinating stories about the history and culture of this iconic area. You'll learn about the legalization of prostitution in the Netherlands and how it has shaped the red-light district over the years. Your guide will answer any questions you may have and offer insights into the complex issues surrounding prostitution in Amsterdam. Gain insight into Amsterdam’s peculiar drug regulations, including the history and origins of the coffeeshops, and the use and manufacturing of soft drugs. See the Old Church, the Condomerie, the Royal Palace, The Dam Square, and sites known only to locals. Discover how Amsterdam grew into an inclusive city welcome to everyone. Learn about the Dutch fight for gay rights, social awareness, and sexual liberty. Explore sights off the beaten track while learning about the city’s liberal attitudes. Uncover the facts about Amsterdam's sex industry, the history of Red-light District, and what it's like to work as a prostitute.
  • 2-hour expert-guided walking tour
  • Food and drinks

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
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March 27, 2023

The tour representative had only recede in Amsterdam for approximately 4 years so seemed to lack a real in depth knowledge of the city

March 13, 2023

February 8, 2023

Product ID: 403415