1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Amsterdam Red Light District

Amsterdam's Red Light District Tour with Drink

Product ID: 16128
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During this walking tour of the Red Light District, view its highlights from a local perspective. See both faces of the notorious Amsterdam Red Light district. Learn about its history whilst discovering this famous part of Amsterdam.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • See the illuminated windows and seedy bars that make Amsterdam’s red light district famous around the world
  • Discover that there’s more to the area than adult entertainment, with a look inside the history of the district
  • Take the tour either during the day or under the cover of darkness
Full description
In many places in the world you will find a Red Light District. None is as famous as the one in Amsterdam. Most likely because the area is open to all visitors of the city. Those seeking adult entertainment will find many options in the area. Those looking for fun in the many bars can party all night long. Those in search of –legal- marihuana will have several coffeeshops to choose from. And last but not least, those looking for history and culture will take great interest in exploring the oldest part of the city.

After meeting with your guide outside the local bar Groote Swaen, you will start walking through the Red Light District. See yourself the women in lingerie behind the Red Windows beckoning to potential clients walking down the streets. Smell the smoke coming out of the coffeeshops and see all the fun going on in the many bars, shops, shows, museums and theaters.

Admire the oldest church of the city, whose origins date back to the 15th Century. Discover the former town hall of the city, nowadays 5* star hotel Sofitel the Grand. Learn about the history of pawnbrokers in Amsterdam and find out where Rembrandt painted the famous anatomy lessons of Dr. Tulp.

After having seen all these different aspects of the area, be invited for an included drink back at the local bar Groote Swaen.
Includes
  • Guide
  • 1 drink at a local pub
What’s Not Included
  • Additional drinks
  • Gratuity

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

In front of the pub "De Groote Swaen", Prins Hendrikkade 52, Amsterdam

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that during this tour you will pass by shops with erotic articles and images. As a result this tour may not be suitable for all ages