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Private Tour: Amsterdam Red Light District and Coffee Shop Tour

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Overview
Join this educational and amusing 2.5-hour private walking tour through Amsterdam and learn about the history of the city's famous Red Light District and coffee shops. Walk through the small alleys of the Red Light District with your local guide learning about the history of prostitution in Amsterdam. Then enter a coffee shop, as the guide explains the liberal marijuana laws, or visit the Sexmuseum Amsterdam (if option selected.)
Highlights
  • Private tour of the Amsterdam Red Light District
  • Receive the undivided attention of a private guide
  • Get the inside scoop on the neighborhood
  • Customize the itinerary according to your preferences
What to Expect
Your private tour begins at a central location near the Red Light District, where you greet your guide and receive an overview of the neighborhood. As you walk past the red-lighted windows, your guide explains the history of the area and discusses the legalization of prostitution. Depending on the option chosen at checkout, visit the Amsterdam Sexmuseum or opt to visit a coffee shop, to learn more about Dutch culture. Your tour concludes in the Red Light District.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Amsterdam, Centraal Station, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands
Departure Time
Every hour between 12pm and 10pm
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I had an amazing time on this Red Light District tour. I learned a lot about the city, the history and had great company along the way. Tony is an excellent tour guide. I would highly recommend this tour and would even take it again the next time I’m in Amsterdam with
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My Mother and I had a fantastic time on the tour with lots of laughs and learnt a lot on the way! You can tell Tony is passionate about his job and filled us in on all the inside knowledge we needed to get around the red light district and coffee shops!
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We booked this tour as we didnt have much time in Amsterdam and thought lets just do it and get as much information as we can. And we are so glad we did! Tony our tour guide was very informative, knowledgeable and friendly throughout the private tour of just my husband and I.
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The Red Light District Tour in Amsterdam is a tour you don't want to miss. You get an oral history of how it came to be, the meaning of the flag and many other historic facts. Stan was a wonderful and informative tour guide and I'm glad that I had the opportunity to tour with
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Booked this last minute and found Tony to be very quick at replying and helpful in arranging a tour for us of the red light district and coffee shops. Despite the cold and rain, he managed to make the 2 hour tour fun and very informative. We joined a group of 6 others, and
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