Join this 1.5-hour tour of the Amsterdam Red Light District with a private guide. Learn about the liberal attitudes of the Dutch towards drugs and prostitution. Walk through the many narrow streets and see all the sights the Red Light District has to offer. Pass by the tinted windows of the Red Light District area, and see the area yourself for a better understanding.
Meet your private guide at the central station of Amsterdam or at your hotel. From here you will walk to the notorious Red Light District. The first part of the tour leads through an old sailor neighborhood called the Zeedijk Street and Amsterdam’s famous Chinatown. This part of the Red Light District used to be a no-go area but has totally changed to a safe and friendly part of the city. In this area you will see some of the oldest pubs and bars of the city.
- Join this private tour and explore the Red Light District through the eyes of a local.
- Have an unique experience by walking through the narrowest streets of the city; and learn about the history of sex work, coffeeshops and smartshops.
- Get to know about historical and political aspects of drugs and prostitution, and hear what locals say about this.
- Learn about the cannabis culture of Amsterdam.
Then walk to the Old Church, the oldest building in Amsterdam, here we are at the center of the Red light District. In this area you will see many things like the narrowest street of Amsterdam, the first coffeeshop, an indoor prostitute street and many smartshops. Al of this is located nearby and around the oldest church of Amsterdam! Walk through the famous prostitute streets with the red lights and learn about the history and current situation of the Red Light District. Learn why prostitution is legalized and how the name “coffeeshop” was created.
Then walk to the Dam Square where the tour will end. When walking to this area you will see some of the last sights of the tour like the Condomerie, the Royal Palace and the Dam Square.
Everything is very flexible. If you want to customize the tour or have any questions feel free to contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
During this tour, the most important hotspot we will visit are:
- China Town
- Schreiers Tower
- Buddhist Temple
- Old Church
- First coffee shop in the world
- Prostitution information center
- The Condomerie
Meet in front of the Central Station of Amsterdam at the tram B Sign. We operate daily and you can choose your own departure time between 12:00 – 21:00. With your booking confirmation you will receive pictures of the meeting point so that it is easy for you to find it!