Join this private 2-hour tour and discover all elements of the Amsterdam Red Light District. Go to Warmoestraat, one of Amsterdam’s most renowned homosexual streets, from the National Monument on Dam Square. learn how and why the city came to be known for its permissive views toward sex and drugs. Explore the Red Light District’s enchanting streets and experience everything the region has to offer.
Discover the sites of various coffee businesses, including Amsterdam’s first coffee shop, and learn about the Red Light District from a local viewpoint. Hear about the history of coffee shops, prostitution, political concerns, and the coffee shop culture. Learn how customers and sex workers bargain, how much they make, how room rentals and taxes operate, and how the women’s safety is ensured. Pass by the Condomerie, a condom shop that sells a variety of rubbers and explore Chinatown’s tiny stores as well as some of the city’s smallest streets.
Head over to the Old Church, Amsterdam’s oldest building, and you’ll find yourself in the heart of the Red Light District. Here you will learn about the history and present status of the Red Light District as you walk through the renowned prostitute streets with the red lights. Discover why prostitution has been permitted and how the term “coffeeshop” came to be. In this interesting neighborhood you will find Amsterdam’s smallest street, numerous smartshops , an indoor prostitute street, and the first coffeeshop. All of this is within walking distance of Amsterdam’s oldest church!