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Amsterdam City Center Private Historical Walking Tour
"Once you meet your private guide at a designated meeting point you will head off to explore some of the little-known secrets of this city: the quaint quiet corners; tranquil tree-lined plazas and private courtyards. Your guide will also share priceless tips helpful advice and cultural insights bringing an insider´s expertise to your visit to Amsterdam.On the tour you will see: the Dam Square Wester & Old Church & Hidden Churches
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Amsterdam Private Bike Tour with a Local
"Meet your private guide near Amsterdam Centraal Station at a time convenient to you. Then hop onto your bike and head into the city to begin your cycling tour. Widely considered among Europe’s most cycle-friendly cities Amsterdam is a wonderful place to explore by bike!Pedal along seemingly endless cycle lanes through diverse districts such as Chinatown the Jewish District Jordaan and Nieuwmarkt and admire the striking architecture for which the city is famous.During your tour take in popular landmarks including the Houten Huys — the oldest house in Amsterdam — the Nationale Opera & Ballet and the 17th-century Trippenhuis
From EUR35.00
Private Amsterdam Highlights and Hidden Gems Walking Tour with a Local
"Enjoy Amsterdam to its fullest during your private highlights tour with a twist. Your local guide will amaze you with all the hidden gems of this city; they’re just around the corner of all the must-visits. But they are kept away from the touristy crowds with a reason.  Wander past all famous monuments while you get to know all historical facts and unique local insights about them. And of course we’ve also taken care of your appetite by including a Dam Square and the previously mentioned famous Flowermarket. But what’s best about this tour is those unique places they take you to. A beautiful hidden chapel  one of the best sandwich you’ll ever have and an gigantic statue near Rembrandts house that most people don’t know of. This is the plan:Meeting Point: BeurspleinStop 1:Walk around the famous Dam SquareStop 2:Visit a bea""Visit Amsterdam’s beautiful highlights during your private tour of the city while discovering hidden local spots along the way with your local guide! Get to know the history and stories of the city like a local.   title=Highlights&1=Private%2C+3-hour+walking+tour+of+Amsterdam&2=Learn+the+fascinating+history+behind+the+city%27s+famous+landmarks&3=Stroll+through+the+beautiful+Flower+Market&4=Visit+a+hidden+medieval+chapel+in+the+Begijnhof&5=Savor+a+favorite+local+sna
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Red Light District Tips (23)

Street Walking the Red Light District

In the Red Light Districts of Amsterdam you will find, on any given day, hundreds of girls offering sex for money. Nowhere else on earth are the women so straightforwardly on display, sitting...
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Jun 11, 2005


Tour the district at night I go to the Dam at least once a year. I have been reading that the RLD is unsafe at night. This is untrue. The atmosphere is electric. For the most part people are polite...
Feb 15, 2005

Red Lights

This might be one of the only pages on VT to hardly make mention of the Red Light District, but that doesn't mean I haven't been there. In fact, my hostel was located just on the edge of it....
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May 01, 2004

the Zeedijk

Diana took us to the red light district, one of the streets there is called Zeedijk (sea dyke)I am not sure if everyone is familiar with the red light district?Here you can find prostitutes behind...
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Mar 19, 2004

Tour the Red Light District

In no other city in Europe is the Red Light District approach such notoriety and in no other city would likely to find so many people touring such a district without actually intending to purchase any...
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Jun 22, 2003

Red Light District

Walk down the Red Light District. It is very safe during the day - although you will get these guys offering a 'group rate' or 'family rate' if you're with other people...haha! They try very hard to...
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Apr 02, 2003

Just go. Go now. Go back. Bring friends or not.

I love walking arround and getting lost. I like sitting in the park and smooking a joint and walking arround and getting lost some more. I like picking one bar and going ever night untel I become a...
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Mar 23, 2003

The Red Light District

The Red Light District situated in a triangle formed by Centraal Station, the Nieuwmarkt and the Dam. Red Light District is the oldest part of the city. It is home to hundreds of sex shops....
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Mar 03, 2003

"Window Shopping" - Along the dark alleys.

I will describe what I know about the "window shopping". I only went there once, and will not go there at night anymore.I saw leaflets by the police regarding the safety and some information while at...
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Jan 17, 2003

Red light district - around Niewmarkt.

Amsterdam is famous for the liberal laws on prostitution. It is amazing to have a walk along the streets, but can be quite intimidating and not suitable for children.Lonely men go there for window...
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Jan 17, 2003

Wandering around the Red Light...

Wandering around the Red Light District, with the ladies in skimpy underwear standing behind glass fronted doors attempting to entice customers. Worth a walk around just for the sheer entertainment...
Sep 08, 2002

Go see the Red Light District!

It is truly as interesting as other people say it is. The rows of houses/buildings had windows that were designed to look like shop windows and the women were on display. I guess the better looking...
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Aug 26, 2002
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De Krijtberg

Officially dedicated to St Francis Xavier, De Krijtberg is another Catholic church in Amsterdam. The actual elegant Neogothic edifice was constructed in 1883 by the architect Alfred Tepe. The church's...
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Flower Market - Bloemenmarkt

New Year's is certainly not the season to visit a flower market, so Bloemenmarkt was not super exciting when I was there in late December 2014. There were definitely flowers being sold along with...
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Begijnhof - The Wooden House

First, when asking for directions, make sure you pronounce the name correctly (Bee-guy-n-hof) or else the locals will look at you quizzically and shrug. Next, once you get past the endless rows of...
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Allard Pierson Museum

Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeological museum of the Universiteit van Amsterdam. Is about old Egypt, Greece and more. Sometimes they have an exhibition. Opening hours Tuesday - Friday: 10.00 -...
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Bijbels Museum

Biblical Museum. Located on Herengracht in a group of stately mansions called the Cromhouthuizen. I was impressed by their collection of Bibles, and the model of the Temple Mount. "Archaeological...
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If you're into shopping, you might want to check out this street. There are plenty of shops here selling so many things for men and women. The only traffic here are tourists! Lots of them. In fact,...
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