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Private Tour: Amsterdam Red Light District and Coffee Shop Tour

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Private Tour: Amsterdam Red Light District and Coffee Shop Tour

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 3 more
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Feel the pulse of Amsterdam’s Red Light District and coffee shops on a private walking tour with a local guide. As you stroll the cobbled lanes, see red-lit windows, sex shops, and erotic theaters; and listen as your guide separates facts from fiction about the area’s past and the legalization of prostitution in 2000. Discover Amsterdam's coffee shop culture or upgrade to include admission to the Sexmuseum, whose exhibits chart eye-popping erotica through the ages.
  • Hear the facts and fiction behind Amsterdam’s tolerant attitudes and laws
  • Learn about the area’s colorful past and how prostitution came to be legalized
  • Visit a vibrant coffee shop to learn about Amsterdam's coffee shop culture
  • Upgrade to visit the Sexmuseum, a showcase of historical erotic art and objects
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Local guide
Private tour
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meet the guide is in front of the central station of Amsterdam at the 'Tram B' sign.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Trigger Tours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Tour: Amsterdam Red Light District and Coffee Shop Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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Highlight of our visit to Amsterdam!
, Sep 2021
This tour is a MUST if you are planning on visiting the Red Light District area. Our guide Tony was very knowledgeable, entertaining and well informed. He seemed really passionate about the RLD area. The Red Light District is the oldest part of Amsterdam, so there is so much to learn about it. Really interesting!!
A must do in Amsterdam
, Aug 2021
We highly recommend this tour! The guide Tony showed us the entire red light district and made the tour exciting, interesting and fun. An absolute must do in Amsterdam! :)
Good Intro to the Red Light District
, Aug 2021
This was a nice tour. I enjoyed walking through the neighborhoods and hearing about the evolution of the Red Light district. Jon was great and gave good details about the area.
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, Jul 2021
Great tour of the Red Light area.Jon was enjoyable to tour with ,& we enjoyed our time.Don’t hesitate to take this tour
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Thank you Tony!
, Feb 2021
Very interesting and fun tour! I was alone on this tour together with my guide Tony. He is an amazing person and a great guide. The Red Light District was empty because of the corona crisis. I was probably the only tourist in the area!! Crazy times we live in but hopefully everything will be solved soon! I want to wish Tony and his team succes with the business. Thanks Tony!
, Oct 2020
This tour is a must do when visiting Amsterdam!! The city was very empty because of the coronacrisis but there were still many girls in the windows. The Red Light District was actually even more fun because it was not too busy! Because of this it was great doing the tour with a guide together. Our guide Tony knew the area very well and had so much knowledge. Thank you so much :)
Tony is the best guide you will ever have!!
, Aug 2020
This tour was the highlight of our stay in Amsterdam. Our guide Tony is such an amazing guide and person. It felt like doing a tour with a friend. We learned so much about the history, coffeeshops and prostitution The Red Light District is one of these places where you just need to have a guide with you. Of course you can go there on your own, but you will miss so much. This tour is a must do for anyone visiting Amsterdam. Tony you are the best!! Wish you all the best with your company.
Amazing tour! A must-do!
, Jul 2020
Amazing tour with our guide Stan. The tour was really private meaning no other people were doing the tour. It was like doing a tour with a friend. Because of the corona crisis it was also very quiet in the Red Light District what made it even a better experience. There were not many tourists but everything was already open. There were many girls in the windows. Stan has so much knowledge about the Red Light District and Amsterdam in general. This tour is a must do for anyone visiting the city. It was the highlight of our trip. Just amazing !!
An interesting look at another side of Amsterdam
Delia P
, Dec 2019
This was an excellent tour. Our guide was friendly and extremely knowledgeable. We got an excellent overview of the history of both the red light district and the coffee shops. Fascinating. Definitely a tour worth taking...
1Great Tour
, Nov 2019
Our tour was really informative but not boring!! Stan gave us great information that was truly interesting. We felt safe and saw many cool sites! He really knows his Dutch facts! Being a private tour it felt like a friend was showing us around the city. Thanks Stan!

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