For a view into another world, explore the infamous Red Light District, named for its bright red brothel lights. Though these districts are known around the world for hosting (in this case, legal) prostitution, sex theaters, and sex shops, this particular area has become an incredibly popular tourist destination. Explore the city's De Wallen neighborhood, which is home to its oldest and largest red-light district. De Wallen has been a popular place for prostitution since the 13th century, when the Damrak became a harbor. Walk along the canal in the evening, take in the novel sights and signs, and notice the typical 14th-century Dutch architecture in this historical district. There can be sites in this area that are not appropriate for children. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Amsterdam holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Red Light District and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Tours to Red Light District
City Sightseeing Amsterdam Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with Boat Option BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $24
Duration: 2 days
Amsterdam Red Light District Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $31
Duration: 2 hours
Amsterdam Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $34
Duration: 3 hours
Red Light District Reviews
Visitar Amsterdam sin al me ver el barrio rojo parece que hasta en un sacrilagio. El ambiente (demasiado alcohol) , los escaparates , y esos sex shops vulgares... no encajan con el carácter que te tra... more »Visiting Amsterdam without seeing me the red light district seems to even in sacrilage. The atmosphere (too much alcohol), the storefronts, and those vulgar sex shops... they don't fit the character that the inhabitants of Amsterdam convey to you. The excellent tourist bullisioso, annoying and sometimes rude make this area pleasant... at least for me.
Visite assez particulière. La visite se fait le long du canal et dans les ruelles. Les néons rouges donner le nom de ce quartier... more »A rather special visit. The tour is along the canal and in the alleys. The red neon neon letters give the name of this neighborhood...
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