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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
From EUR105.00
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 (16)

Red light district

In the summer this place is heaving with tourists and where there are lots of tourists there are lots of undesirables such as heroin junkies, aggressive beggars, pickpockets and some real ugly looking...
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Jul 14, 2010

Skid Row

Be careful around the red light and areas immediately east of the Damrak late at night...The smaller streets (or alleyways as one may call them) are reminiscent of the place where Batmans parents were...
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Dec 20, 2005

Eating in Red Light.!

This is not recommended,I went to red light 3 times in my stay in Amsterdam and tried to eat there twice but didnt enjoy with the food taste.its is not recommended to eat in the red light. you can...
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Jul 13, 2005

Cocain in the street.!

once you are walking in the Red Light Dist. you will find black skin people almost from Africa or Surinam stopping you in the street and asking if you want some Cocain or X-tacy for good prices.they...
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Jul 13, 2005

Red Light Area

This area is famous for its window prostitution, which is legal in Holland. The windows are illuminated by red lights, hence the name. Though you might suspect otherwise this section of town isn't...
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Feb 09, 2005

The red light district

Prostitutes openly showing their business to the public, that's the main feature of this area. It's also one of the most popular attractions of Amsterdam. As if there aren't any places like this...
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Oct 14, 2004

more like a venis fly trap

OK we all come here and see the red light district and it is no doubt a must see, a virtual Disney land for men, but more than that it's just fun, filled with loads of tourist window shopping. It is...
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Jun 15, 2004

Be Careful !!!!

The FAMOUS Red Light District....well, it's all true from what you've heard. The girls are out and ready for business.(remeber it's legal in Amsterdam)....There are all kind of women here from the...
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May 03, 2004

Live S*x Show

Curious to experience all Amsterdam had to offer, we headed to Casa Rosso, reputedly the best live sex show in Amsterdam ( show took place in a small theatre style room. There...
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Apr 19, 2004

The Banana Bar..

You pay a high price to get in, something like 50e for 1 hour time limit. They ask you what you drink and then give you the appropriate glass.The drinks are then free, if you can get the attention of...
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Mar 04, 2004


The Red Light District is FULL of tourists at night but it does have to be seen to be believed. I've never seen anything like it, its not just girls on the street corner in their short skirts and...
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Feb 08, 2004

The Pen!s Fountain...does size matter?

Well, in this case, size mattered to me. A little history here...My husband took his first trip to Amsterdam before I even moved to Europe. When I looked through the pictures I saw a picture of this...
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Jan 28, 2004
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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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