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Amsterdam Red Light District Private Tour with a Local

  • Private 2-hour walking tour of Amsterdam's Red Light District
  • Explore the history and culture behind the city's famous adult destination
  • See the notorious bars, boutiques and red windows
Amsterdam Red Light District Private Tour with a Local
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6pm Red Light District TourMost Popular
6pm tour. Discover Amsterdam's Red Light District, Chinatown and the old Nieuwmarkt
4.30pm Red Light District Tour
4.30 pm tour. Discover Amsterdam's Red Light District, Chinatown and the old Nieuwmarkt
12pm Red Light District Tour
12pm tour. Discover Amsterdam's Red Light District, Chinatown and the old Nieuwmarkt
Discover the stories and secrets of Amsterdam’s most notorious neighborhood on a private tour of the Red Light District. Break away from the curious tourist throngs as a savvy local guide ushers you through hedonistic alleyways and past bars and cafes. Learn the history behind the city’s famously permissive culture and explore hidden spots beyond the glowing red lights and windows.
What to Expect
Amsterdam’s Red Light District lures countless curious tourists to its hedonistic clustering of bars, cafes and scintillating red windows. For locals, it's part of the everyday fabric of the city. Discover the real culture behind this internationally famous destination — apart from the giggles and gawking — on this private 2-hour tour.

Meet your local guide in the Beursplein at the time of your choice, and set off on an insightful walking tour, beginning with the famous Warmoesstraat. See some of the unusual offerings that line one of the city’s oldest streets, including cannabis ‘coffee shops,’ fetish boutiques and gay bars. Learn the origins of the Netherlands’ famously liberal social attitudes, and hear how the legal sex industry is perceived by locals.

Along the way, stroll past the iconic red lights and adult attractions such as the Casa Rosso. Aside from the more mature displays, see other curiosities including a local brewery, Chinatown, the city’s narrowest street and the weigh building of Nieumarkt. Feel free to ask all the questions you like to satisfy your curiosity, and come away with a uniquely Dutch perspective on red-light lifestyles.

Please be advised: Although there is no minimum age, due to the mature content, this tour may not be suitable for children.
Reviews (45)
1 - 5 of 40 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Superb superb

Just can’t thank Olivier enough for such an amazing tour. He was so friendly. We felt like he was a part of our group. It really didn't even feel like a commercial tour that we were doing. More like a friend showing us the city....More

Thank GOD1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Private Tour with Aunabha

Arunabha was so full of information and history but told in a fabulous way. He listened to what we were keen to learn more about and we were kept enthralled the whole time. We couldn't believe 2 hours could go by so fast. Enjoyed the...More

Thank Julia429
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Red Light tour: Louke was knowledgable and friendly. Gave local insights on many aspects and history of the area which added greatly to visiting. Our first With Locals tour, will recommend.

1  Thank Travel R
Reviewed 12 September 2018
Walking tour with guide in Amsterdam, including red light district.

Claudia is a friendly, enthusiastic guide. She has excellent knowledge of the local history, architecture and culture and was able to share her information in an interesting and enjoyable way. The tour was relaxed and we had plenty of opportunity to ask questions and discuss...More

1  Thank oriental-grasshopper
Reviewed 10 August 2018
New Insights into Oldest Profession!

Legalized profession with no brokers. East European hookers - 40-50 Euro a shot for strict 20 minutes. Great variety. Police protected area. Peep Show and Museum on location.Guided tour a must. Marijuana is legal.Enjoy!

1  Thank Ravi K
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31 July 2018|
Response from melindajones107 | Reviewed this property |
If the meeting location is not listed in past correspondence, you should contact him or her for a mutual spot. We met our guide, Willem, at the Central train station (a suggested spot), because we took the train from the... More