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Red Light District

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 41853288
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This area in the oldest part of Amsterdam is known for the red neon windows that display barely-dressed prostitutes advertising their services; it's all perfectly acceptable as long as it stays inside this designated area of the city.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sex shops” (689 reviews)
“live sex shows” (176 reviews)
“red light” (592 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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+31 6 41853288
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting place. Prostitutes by the windows having a gang bang, having a ball. Having a gang bang against the wall. Good if you're looking for a cheeky time

Thank Jord B
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here with the GF twice over the course of one day. At 3pm - nothing. We seen some shop signs etc and we paid 2 euro for a peep show in one of the shops. It was a girl dancing. During the day you...More

Thank DamienOB
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Reviewed yesterday

Just recommend you to go in the evening or night when lights are more visible as well as the ladies. During the day you could be dissapointed because expectations would be bigger than reality. Interesting experience.

Thank Spotter S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loads of weed, alkohol and sex everywere. Its a bit too much to live in the middle. Next time we will live more outside of the district.

Thank Strawberrypiece
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Reviewed yesterday

At my wife desire, we proceed towards Red Light District, which you can arrive very easy, from Dam square, after dark, because you can see red lights easily. Photos are prohibited, the girls make sign with finger, don't do it, and you should follow, you...More

Thank nae c
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was nice to walk through the Red Light District but also sad and disturbing that it was legal to have women selling themselves for sex out of a window/doorway. Best done in broad daylight for safety.

Thank Jack E
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What can you expect from a place with drugs and prostitution? Nothing nice. Interesting anyway the sex tourism. But it's filthy place, full of drunks and unsafe to visit. The rest of Amsterdam is amazing.

Thank Felipe G
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is just a must see while in Amsterdam. Go at night. Once the sun goes down the red light becomes a party zone! Young and old. It's a must to see!

1  Thank Jim C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

For me personally quite interesting and unusual place but for 1 time “check in” visit only. In addition a Little bit croudly and noisy at the evening. If you are going to visit this place for the main reason - Leave your girlfriend home and...More

3  Thank Игорь К
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Reviewed 2 days ago

a must see attraction in amsterdam. the area itself was very busy on a saturday night and there were lots of drunk men around making the visit a bit uncomfortable for myself. the area is a bit shady and i was approached by people trying...More

1  Thank 123eml
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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of traditional local architecture – not to mention
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Akash V
6 July 2018|
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Response from shiraziwine | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i do not know the details of address, but, you can ask any body on street since it is a popular place. Have Fun
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brake4bears
4 July 2018|
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Response from Shakti R | Reviewed this property |
Coffee shops are everywhere so finding one will be very easy. Staff are usually very patient and friendly.
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saurav s
25 June 2018|
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Response from The_Peacock_12 | Reviewed this property |
There are many hotels in the main city centre, the public transport is excellent, so if you do stay further out, the trams will get you to and from no problem. As for the RLD, no photos, just in respect (and it’s plastered... More
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