Private tour

Amsterdam: Private Coffee Shop and Red Light District Walking Tour

Amsterdam: Private Coffee Shop and Red Light District Walking Tour

From $147.61 per person

Discover the famous Red Light District and coffee shop culture of Amsterdam on a private walking tour. Get a unique perspective on Amsterdam’s notorious side, where cannabis and sex work is legal.

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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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English, Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, German
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  • Learn about Amsterdam's tolerance to drugs and sex work
  • Explore the narrow streets of the Red Light District
  • See the famous windows of the sex workers
  • Hear about Amsterdam's first coffee shop
  • Get insider tips from a local guide
Full description
Explore the notorious Red Light District of Amsterdam with a private guide. Learn about Amsterdam's liberal views about drugs and sex work in one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. Wander through the narrow cobblestone streets to see the sex workers’ windows, legal drug vendors, and live sex shows. Hear stories of how sex work works in the city. Learn about Amsterdam’s famous coffee shops where cannabis is sold, and discover what is legal and what is not. Your guide will explain what a coffee shop is, tell you what products are made from hemp, and much more. Along the way, discover the Condomerie condom store, see shops selling hardcore leather and sex goods, hear about the xxx-rated video cabins, and go to the Prostitution Information Center. Visit Amsterdam’s first coffee shop and see the historic defense tower of the Schreierstoren (Tower of Tears).
  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    • Children under 18 years

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide outside of the entrance of St Nicholas Church on the opposite side of the Central Station. Address: Prins Hendrikkade 73, 1012 AD.

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Cash

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Intoxication
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 / 5

    based on 161 reviews

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    We had a great and informative tour with Stan. We, 2 friends, were able to get a great insight and Stan had a pleasant manner and was also very responsive to our questions. Very clear recommendation for this tour!

    24 August 2020

    Was very interesting and is definitely recommendable.

    30 December 2019

    We visited The RedLight District and stop into a coffee shop with Tony. It was great. You can tell he loves is job and Amsterdam Thanks !

    28 December 2019

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    Product ID: 56517

    VA ID: 392468