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Address: Oudezijds Kolk (near Centraal Station) to Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Another part of the city to visit, which is a little different to the others. I was able to visit Fo Guang Shan temple here too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

A street chock full of cheap Asian eateries and knick knack stores. If you crave some cheap and quick Asian food then this is the place to go.

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High Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The section of Amsterdam called Zeedijk is a very unique area. It is an area where ladies and girls congregate, live and work; it has been so for generations. My first time there was in 1952------ since then , many times ---- the people (players) always changing. You can set in a bar or at an outside table and everyone... More 

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Such a cool street!!! sort of china town, I loved the atmosphere, the street just looked and felt like Diagon Alley. It has many shops to peek into.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

fantastic shops buddhist temple and chinese food many years ago this was a sailors street with hoors & bars today it is a nice street ending at the jewish historical museum, worth wile to visit there was an intersting exhibition abt jews in the caribian also the house of rembrandt is there too we stopt at a nice shop of... More 

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Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

no matter what your interests or curiosity, walking through the zeedijk is a must for the true amsterdam experience. I only wish I would have gone into one or more of the museums when i was there. A reason to go back

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Another part of the city to visit, which is a little different to the others. I was able to visit Fo Guang Shan temple here too.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

We were staying in the N.H.BARBIZON PALACE so this famous area minutes away,really interesting building's, lot's of bar's, pub's and restaurant's, home to the Chinese community as you can tell by the plethora of Chinese restaurant's. This used to be a dodgy area,with it's close proximity to the red light district and centraal train station but not any more,it's now... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Big range of restaurants here to choose from. Ranges in price as well from snack food to main meals. We had steak from one of the Argentine steak houses and it was fairly good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Cafe De Kletskop - nuff said. Full of atmosphere and lovely people. Excellent beer and an education into what Jeneveer is all about. Go - you won't regret it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is one of the real old Amsterdam. Most local has their own place to hangout. Everybody knows everybody. The first Chinese came to this area so it became the chinatown of Amsterdam with a chinese temple. You will find all kind restaurants, off course the authentic chinese food. Need Azian stuff? this is the right address. "Marjo" is the... More 

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Address: Oudezijds Kolk (near Centraal Station) to Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Amsterdam>  > Red Light District (De Wallen)

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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