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Amsterdam: Red Light District & Coffee Shop Walking Tour

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Discover the infamous Red Light District and coffee shop culture of Amsterdam on a private, 2.5-hour walking tour. Get a unique perspective of Amsterdam’s notorious side, where cannabis and prostitution is legal and next door to schools and churches.


  • Learn about Amsterdam's famous tolerance to drugs and prostitution
  • Explore the narrow streets of the Red Light District
  • See the infamous windows of the sex workers
  • Hear about Amsterdam's first coffee shop and learn what is legal and what is not
  • Get insider tips from a local guide
  • Go to the Tower of Tears where Henry Hudson set sail to North America


Explore the notorious Red Light District of Amsterdam with a private guide, and learn about the city’s famous tolerance to drugs and prostitution in one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets to see the sex workers’ windows, legal drug vendors, and live sex shows. Hear stories of how prostitution works in the city, and get tips on the dos and don’ts of the area. Learn about Amsterdam’s famous coffee shops where cannabis is sold, and discover what is legal and what is definitely 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 Elite Street and the prostitution information center. Visit Amsterdam’s 1st coffee shop and see the historic defense tower of the Schreierstoren (Tower of Tears).


Private guide
Food and drinks Gratuity (optional) Hotel pick-up and drop off

Important Information

  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Please bring your ID on the day of the tour
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to anyone who is intoxicated or shows signs of intoxication. If your tour is canceled for this reason, you will not be entitled to a refund
  • This tour is offered as either a private tour or a semi-private tour (10 guests maximum)
  • For semi-private tours a minimum of 2 guests is required for it to run - an alternative date or full refund will be offered if minimum numbers are not met
  • The Red Light District tour will have a maximum of 4 guests, compliant with local rules to respect the neighborhood life and authenticity. If you book with more than 4 people your tour group will be split without any extra fee
  • Wheelchair-friendly tours are available upon request only

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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