Guided tour

Amsterdam Red Light District: Walking Tour with Snacks

Amsterdam Red Light District: Walking Tour with Snacks

From $26.12 per person

Discover Amsterdam’s Red Light District on a walking tour with a professional guide. Learn about the history of sex work in this old neighborhood. Try famous Dutch snacks along the way.

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Duration options: 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Dutch, German
Wheelchair accessible

Includes

  • Live tour guide
  • Snacks
    Highlights
    • Explore Amsterdams notorious Red Light District
    • Discover the area's secret spots with a local guide
    • Hear about the history of De Wallen and its sex workers
    • Explore Amsterdam's window parlors and hidden alleyways
    • Sample Dutch treats along the way
    Full description
    Join a walking tour of Amsterdam's Red Light district. From your local guide, hear about the beginnings of this notorious district and how it has changed over the years. Put the rumors to the test as you visit the erotic window parlors and smell the aroma of marijuana drifting along the canals. Learn about the district’s vibrant history as you explore its cobbled streets. In De Wallen you’ll explore the network of alleys lined with over 300 single-room cabins rented by sex workers. Head down the narrow lanes and follow your guide into secret entryways. You’ll be an expert on the area, the people, and the history in no time. Along the way, stop off at a local eatery to try some local Dutch delicacies.
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    • Children under 18 years

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    Meeting point

    Meet at the statue "Belle" on the Oudekerksplein, 1012 GX Amsterdam

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    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card
    • Comfortable shoes

    Not allowed

    • Cameras

    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

    4.2 / 5

    based on 857 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.2/5
    • Value for money
      3.9/5
    • Service
      4.2/5
    • Organization
      4/5
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    I really enjoyed the tour and the guide (Georgi) was AMAZING - he was so knowledgeable and very well read and must an interesting person. I really liked the way he explained prostitution through a gender lens and challenged a lot of stereotypes. However, I am unsure if I joined the right tour group or not as the tour went for 40 minutes not 1.5 hours... regardless, Georgi was epic.

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    February 16, 2020

    Interesting

    The guide was very nice and even waited up for my group because we were running late. The tour was very interesting. I would recommend everyone to go. However the only disappointing part was that there were no samples of snacks like it had listed (no stropwafels!) so expect that it was fabulous and informative!!!!

    October 5, 2019

    Walked through a lot of the different areas in and around the red light, heard some history about Amsterdam and see of the laws pertaining to the red light district. Absolutely loved it. Our guide was funny and keen on pointing out good places to eat and nice photo ops.

    October 2, 2019

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    Product ID: 43763

    VA ID: 392457