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Red Light District

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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This area in the oldest part of Amsterdam is known for the red neon windows that display barely-dressed prostitutes advertising their services; it's all perfectly acceptable as long as it stays inside this designated area of the city.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed today via mobile

First time visit to the red light district. Surprisingly not as seedy as I expected, you soon get used to the sights. Lots of shops to browse, peep show great value and easy to do, simply go in, wait for a booth to come free,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank crueboy69
Reviewed today via mobile

Lots of hot tunned girls in the windows. Good place to make own remarkable show. Just dont hesitate to go and ask the one who catch your eye. They are professionals. Even for the couple they can make good performance.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank whentourismispresent
Reviewed today via mobile

A very interesting visit. Worth going to when in Amsterdam, both during the day and at night. It gets very busy at night but you don't really get the real feel of it during the day. Just remember to stay respectful to the women who...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank xxkarolinazxx
Reviewed today

I didn't know if I really wanted to see this area after all I've heard about it over the years. This is actually a must-see. It's actually pretty classy and the whole area is vibrant with lots to do for young adults. VERY SAFE as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ndlaw89
Reviewed today via mobile

Horrible, seedy, vile smell of weed everywhere. Too many people leering at the ladies. Not nice - avoid.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank J8536ZWstevek
Reviewed today via mobile

A must when in.amsterdam it is a great experience to.wa fee around the red light area it is completely safe and well ordered.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank supermichel54
Reviewed today via mobile

Definitely something completely different, something most people are not use to soooo not for the faint hearted or easily offended. It is completely legal prostitution.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LuxDres
Reviewed today via mobile

So its defo a must to walk the streets and see the girls and take it all in.carefull tho lots of pick pockets coz its super busy.lots of lucky lucky boys trying to sell you drugs and bring to a atm and wipe u out...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank elliesherlock
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just SAD. I'm not a prude and would support legal prostitution as opposed to the pump controlled type, but to see women advertising their bodies for sale and witnessing men 'window shopping' is an eye opener to the continuing inequality between the sexes.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank brendak750
Reviewed yesterday

The adult playground, you most differently will not forget the experience! Wear comfortable shoes and get ready for the fun. You will see some unbelievable things and cafes that are not your typical coffee cafe🤣🤣🤣🤣.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sunshineshan01
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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January 29, 2019|
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Response from howiepumpkin | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the Exchange on Damark a 5 minute walk to the Red light District. Not as liberal as you so wouldn’t know about where to meet like minded couples but I’m sure there is a guide somewhere on the internet
January 6, 2019|
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Response from Bluffton | Reviewed this property |
Please restate your question. No one understands it.
Sabrina P
October 27, 2018|
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Response from frederickr629 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but each one sets her (his) own rules.