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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
From EUR25.00

Red Light District Tips (41)

NO PHOTOS!

When walking around Red light District you will see signs NO PHOTOS. Take them seriously unless you run really fast :) If you try to take photos of the girls in the RLD, you are just calling for your...
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Umea6
Oct 05, 2003

RLD - Be Streetwise, always thinking....

RLD - weird and crazy people, we went against the grain and walked around pissed due to an all dayer.. But then of course, We're streetwise....some fit birds in the windows, some mingers too, we saw...
8_tentacled_man
Aug 27, 2003

The Red Light District

Semi negative vibes from the red light district. I'm going to have to agree with exitableone. There are alot of drug dealers around the red light district. I probably declined like an average of 10...
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Whitewidow21
May 07, 2004

If you don't want to be beaten..

Ok, it may seem an obvious remark, but it works for stupid people like me!! So, don't try to take a picture (or even worse, to shoot!) of Red Light Districts' Stars! Don't even think about that or...
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DarkFeather
Nov 05, 2006

Mind Your Manners

take a picture of the girls in the windows in the red light district at your own risk.Cameras are forbidden and if anyone catches you, they will either confisicate or destroy your camera.The same...
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bobsreturn2004
Apr 17, 2005

Keep the camera in the case

Photographing Amsterdam during the day or night can get a tourist carried away capturing this vibrant city. However, there are sections of the city that photographs are not wise during the evening...
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Agraichen
Mar 18, 2014

RDL by night

I've seen some comments here that say that "don't go to RDL at night" and so on.. Well, I must say that wether you're a guy or a girl the only way to relly experience the RDL is at night. Hell, you...
SameFIN
Mar 26, 2008

Don't use you camera!

As you can see, I don't have a photo from Red lights district. I remember what happened to a guy who tried to take a photo of a girl sitting in a shop window. She stepped out, grab his camera, took...
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SnoopySue
Feb 05, 2005

Cool tour: Redlight District tour

Wanna explore the Redlight District area in Amsterdam on a safe way? Take a guided tour! Haha, that's right, they give tours in this area.I've beeen in Amsterdam this weekend and bought a tour at:...
marcel12345
Apr 26, 2011

Red light district, thieves

The red light district is certainly an interesting walking tour. My advice is to do it with friends, or during the daylight hours.I was walking around at about 7pm, when a guy came up and told me to...
sofwareguy
Mar 09, 2007

Red Light District

During my short stay in Amsterdam the Red Light District was very "entertaining". Girls in the windows, guys bold enough to make deals, friends laughing nervously, couples smiling, and the tour groups...
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draguza
Sep 21, 2006

You'll want to take a look at...

You'll want to take a look at the red light district, but once you have seen it get out of there. It's especially intimidating during the daytime and we found that the best way to deal with the...
eurotravels
Sep 08, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near Amsterdam

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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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Kalverstraat

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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