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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
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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.
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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.
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2:00 pm Red Light Tour Option
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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 (387)
1 - 5 of 216 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing experience

I learned so much from this RLD tour with Martijn! He was a fun hilarious guide which did not lose my attention for a second because all the history and stories that he tells are all so fascinating! I never knew much about the Netherlands...More

1  Thank jolin93
Reviewed 2 days ago
Interesting

We decided the best way to learn about the red light district was with a guided tour and were very glad we did. Our guide gave us a lot of great information but his foul language and questionable personal hygiene left us a bit turned...More

1  Thank Jraytx
Reviewed 1 week ago
Very informative. Great guide. I highly recommend.

Martijn was an knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide. It was a very informative tour and I highly recommend to anyone going to Amsterdam.

Thank Jim B
MarcelR1012, Manager at Amsterdam Red Light District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the great review Jim, I'll forward it to Martijn!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Informative and engaging experience

I did this tour on my recent visit to Amsterdam and despite the cold rain, it was definitely the highlight of my trip. Mark was a great tour guide—he was extremely knowledgeable, engaging, and professional. I enjoyed learning more about the Red Light District and...More

Thank Anita A
MarcelR1012, Manager at Amsterdam Red Light District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review Anita! I'll let Mark know that you enjoyed his tour so much!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Informative and Enjoyable

My husband and I did this tour with Martijn on a recent trip to Amsterdam. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and found Martijn to be an excellent guide! He was very informative about all things pertaining to the Red Light District and gave us food...More

Thank jimsgirl
MarcelR1012, Manager at Amsterdam Red Light District Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review! I'll forward it to Martijn! :)

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Daydream03249471612
8 November 2018|
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Response from vasantvv | Reviewed this property |
It’s 1 and half hour . Quite a busy tour if u are attentive to the guide . On the dot .
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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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