Guided tour

Amsterdam Red Light District: Walking Tour with a Sex Worker

4.7 / 5

32 reviews

Amsterdam Red Light District: Walking Tour with a Sex Worker

From $48.58 per person

Learn the secrets of Amsterdam's historic Red Light District on an exclusive walking tour with a real sex worker. Discover what goes on behind the scenes of the city's famous brothel windows.

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Duration options: 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Includes

  • Live tour guide
    Highlights
    • Join a sex worker on a guided tour through the Red Light District
    • Learn about the realities of working in the sex industry
    • Discover the stories of the women behind the windows
    Full description
    Explore the famous Red Light District of Amsterdam with a sex worker as your tour guide. On this exclusive walking tour, go behind the scenes to get a better understanding about the everyday life of Amsterdam's sex workers.  Hear about the history of the area as you head over beautiful canals and stroll along some of the city's narrowest alleys. Discover the story of the world's first condom shop, and hear about a museum that tells the story of sex work and exhibits erotic art. See the many sex shops, peep shows, and live sex show venues that have made the area famous around the world. Listen to the sex worker explain all about their job and how the sector operates. Hear about their own experience to tell you all about the realities of working behind the windows. Feel free to ask questions to gain an accurate picture of what goes on in the city's sex industry.
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users
    • Children under 18 years

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    Meeting point

    Beursplein square, a small square located in between Amsterdam Central Train Station and Dam Square, right across from the Primark. Your tour guide will be holding a red umbrella.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Cameras
    • Alcohol and drugs

    Know before you go

    • Due to government regulations some areas of the Red Light District can only be entered with a maximum of 4 people. If your group is bigger than that, you will either be split into smaller groups or you will only visit parts of the Red Light District. However, the content of the tour remains the same.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 / 5

    based on 32 reviews

    Review summary

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    • Value for money
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    • Service
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    My husband and I had a great time on the red light district tour and would definitely recommend doing this particular tour. Our tourguide was very knowledgeable, kind and funny. It was very interesting to learn some facts about prostitution in general as well as the perspective of someone who had been working in this industry for 10 years.

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    December 28, 2019

    We had such an incredible tour!! If you are on the fence about booking, do not miss it. She is the most interesting and amazing woman. Our tour with her was the highlight of our time in Amsterdam. We had so many questions about some sensitive subjects and she was able to answer all of them with depth and some sense of humor. You will leave better understanding of the inner workings and outer political forces on the sex work industry in Amsterdam. She is a truly incredible person and getting to spend time with her was a privilege we are all so grateful for!!!

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    November 24, 2019

    It was a unique experience! There were only three people in my group which opened a way to ask questions throughout the whole tour even of an intimate kind. The guide was very open, kind and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend to anyone who want a deeper insight into the Red light district!

    November 19, 2019

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