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Offbeat Amsterdam Red Light District Nighttime Walking Tour with a Local Guide

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Highlights
  • In-depth tour of Amsterdam's Red Light District after dark 
  • Evening tour leaves your day free to explore other Amsterdam attractions 
  • Stops include the Museum of Prostitution and the Hangover Information Center
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Offbeat Amsterdam Red Light District Nighttime Walking Tour with a Local Guide
From US$ 23.39
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9:00 pm Red Light Tour OptionMost Popular
This offbeat Amsterdam Red Light District walking tour starts at 9:00 pm instead of 7:00 pm.
US$ 23.39
7:00 pm Red Light Tour Option
This offbeat Amsterdam Red Light District walking tour starts at 7:00 pm instead of 9:00 pm.
US$ 23.39
2:00 pm Red Light Tour Option
This offbeat Amsterdam Red Light District walking tour starts at 2:00 pm instead of 7:00 or 9:00 pm.
US$ 23.39
Overview

Get the insider's version of Amsterdam's Red Light District history and culture on this night walking tour, with background info you wouldn't get from simply strolling on your own. Follow your guide past buzzing coffee shops, nightlife hot spots, and local hangouts while listening to commentary on the famous neighborhood. Highlights include Chinatown, the Museum of Prostitution, and the city's first condom shop.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and group of fellow adventurers in central Amsterdam's Dam Square. After a short orientation, set off on foot through the famous Red Light District for a thorough understanding of the Dutch people's more liberal, yet regulated, approach to many acts and substances criminalized in other countries, such as sex work and marijuana. Along the walk, you'll learn the history of the neighborhood and stop by highlights that many tours miss, avoiding some of the awkwardness of exploring the area on your own. 

Take in the neighborhood's vibe as you pass the legendary coffee shops, nightlife hot spots, and red-lit windows with services on offer. Your guide will talk at length about the origins, history, and modern-day iterations of the district and what it means to Amsterdam's culture as a whole. Highlights include the Hangover Information Center, the Museum of Prostitution, the world's first condom shop, and some of the city's most popular coffee shops.

At the conclusion of your tour, you can get pointers on where to explore further on your own from your guide.

Reviews (369)
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Reviewed today
Highly Recommend Tour With Arthur!!!

Tour was great. Got a lot of interesting information. We were on the smaller tour, there were just 5 of us at 7:00. I originally booked the tour the first night we were coming in, but our plane was cancelled so we were delayed. They...More

Thank Barcelonamom
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Excellent tour

Thys was our guide for what was an excellent walking tour, the info was well delivered and any questons answered. Would definetly recommend. Hilary and David.

1  Thank Hilary R
Reviewed yesterday
Awesome Tour, very interesting, would do it a second time

I had a good time. Martin is a great and funny guy. He explains you the story behind prostitution, drugs, etc. in a very honest and respectful way. Opens you the eyes to see things from a different point of view. The group have been...More

Thank blausck123
Reviewed 4 days ago
Definitely worth it!

Really interesting tour and our guide, Arthur, was great! I wasn't sure what to expect but it was really eye opening and we learned lots about the area. Arthur kept it light and fun whilst sharing loads of insight on central Amsterdam. Highly recommended. Thanks...More

Thank Georgie B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Fab tour

We had a great tour with Arthur, he was very down to earth, relaxed, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. Great way to learn a bit about the red light area and the workings behind it. If you're thinking of booking this tour, stop and...More

Thank Annalea C
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rizzotto130
23 October 2018|
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Response from Georgie B | Reviewed this property |
I'd say it depends what you're happy with them seeing. The tour itself is absolutely fine but as you'd expect, you will see ladies in windows in the RLD. Hope this is helpful!
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sandycollinskc
16 August 2018|
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Response from Saphire38 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think it would be a problem the tour is all on the flat or on footpaths. Hope this helps
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antonioandgemma
6 August 2018|
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Response from tpumpkin97 | Reviewed this property |
I believe about 1.5 hrs. It was a great length got to see everything and ask question.
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