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Red Light District

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 41853288
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Amsterdam Red Light District: Guided Night Walk and Party
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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.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sex shops” (682 reviews)
“red light” (593 reviews)
“live sex shows” (180 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed yesterday

We went during the day which probably wasn`t as interesting as later in the day ,however it was an eye opener for someone who hadn`t been before. Still very crowded.

Thank 870sally
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting place. Not everyone’s cup of tea but definitely a must-see. Visited during a normal, non-holiday night, every street was packed with people. Very different atmosphere during the day.

Thank summerholic_11
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Reviewed yesterday

Similar to walking on the Vegas Strip at night, it gets pretty crazy and very crowded here. If you are considering going then you definitely should, if you're the type that is not into this sorta thing I would stay away.

Thank ethanabby1
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are reading this to see if it’s safe to go and check it out - then yes it is. It’s a busy tourist area and it opens your eyes to how some people spend their night. This isn’t like anything else you would...More

Thank instabelfast
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The red light district these days is more of a tourist trap than anything particularly seedy. The streets are so full of visitors that the shady antics seem unthreatening and tame. Interesting mix of retail, coffee shops and scantily clad working girls in windows. It’s...More

Thank Deetee100
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Reviewed yesterday

Red light district seems pretty usual and fits comfortably within the rows of other buildings in the area. As a family this didn't appeal to us, but we took a few snaps just because. Also needs to be visited at night.

Thank tsareviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Red Light district has definitely lost its edge since the law change was implemented. Now more commercialised like soho. Very disappointed 😞

Thank Trish P
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Reviewed yesterday

We walked around during the day, thankful for that. The atmorsphere was not something we cared for. There were a lot of not very inviting individuals hanging around. I can only imagine at night. We walked around and left and did not return. Not interested...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Red light district is a beautiful area with many historic buildings. Literally something for everyone.

Thank Susan V
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What I expected, very busy with people walking around and experiencing the red light district. We didn't spend long here, but didnt want to visit Amsterdam without seeing the Red light district at night. Its was a different experience.

Thank TravellerTam82
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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
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chloeelou27
January 21, 2018|
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
You definitely have to go there. It is part of every sightseeing tour anyways. It’s one of the most vibrant parts of the city’s at night. So do not worry and have fun ;)
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kobasy
July 23, 2017|
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Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
no chance, they are all 1 or 2 star at best, if you want 3 or 4 star, look outside red light District
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PamMc11
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Linda A | Reviewed this property |
There's a lot to do in Amsterdam and a lot of beautiful things to see so avoid red light there's really no point and have a walk between the canals all around the town.
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