Amsterdam Red Light District
If you want to see Amsterdam, quite literally, in a different light, the Red Light District is a must-see destination! The Red Light District in Amsterdam is by far the most famous red light district in the world. But did you know that it is one of the oldest as well? Centuries of history are crammed in this 250 x 250m2 area, from the oldest, still existing building in the city, dating back to the 13th century, to the bronze statue, commissioned in 2007, which is an homage to prostitutes.
The Red Light District: from sketchy neighborhood to iconic landmark
The Amsterdam Red Light District started off as a sketchy neighborhood where sailors would go to spend their money on beer and prostitutes. It is one of the oldest parts of Amsterdam and has beautiful 17th-century architecture. The present thankfully has not yet fully caught up to this part of the city, making it one of the most iconic landmarks in Amsterdam. A day in the past of Amsterdam’s most famous and notorious neighborhoods, an experience you cannot pass up on!
A fun tour through the most famous part of Amsterdam
Tours & Tickets organizes daily tours through the Red Light District of Amsterdam. All of our tour guides speak both English and Spanish and can tell you all about the area, its past and its present. During the tour, you will pass the famous windows, one of which is actually a museum now. Here, you can have your picture taken behind an actual window and experience what life looks like from the other side. Do not send it home to your family without proper context though!
Select a date and book your tour tickets
Are you visiting Amsterdam by yourself, or with other people? Both are not an issue. You can book a single ticket or multiple for groups of up to 20 people. It doesn’t matter if this is your first visit to Amsterdam and you don’t know your way around yet. All tours start in the city center, close to the Central Station which you can easily find. Enjoy Amsterdam’s most iconic neighborhood by selecting your preferred date on our website, and order your tickets for the Red Light District Walking Tour today!