A visit to the Red Light District in Amsterdam is high on most people’s lists when they’re exploring the Dutch capital. The district is known for its windows illuminated by red light behind which prostitutes try to sell sex. But there is much more to do. The neighborhood is an iconic landmark submerged in history. You’ll find museums, bars, theatres, restaurants and attractions in this famous district in Amsterdam.
Things to do in Amsterdam Red Light District
A safe and fun way to explore the Amsterdam Red Light District is during a Red Light District Walking Tour. During this 2-hour walk, a guide will show you around and tell you stories about the history of the area. Included in the walking tour, but also available as a separate ticket, is a visit to Red Light Secrets. It is the world’s first museum of prostitution. Here you’ll get a chance to feel what it’s like to sit behind the famous windows and get a look inside the life of a working girl. If you’re looking for some action, you can go to the Casa Rosso Erotic Theatre. Casa Rosso is the oldest erotic theatre in the Netherlands and a famous attraction in the Red Light District. The theatre offers a varied program of acrobatic live sex performances, stripteases, SM shows and much more.
Discover this historic neighborhood
Stroll around in the Red Light District and discover the history and current situation in the neighborhood. The area is one of the oldest in Amsterdam. Enjoy the beautiful 17th-century architecture, narrows canals and old bridges. Visit a museum and let your hair down at night. We will be your guide to the neighborhood!