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Offbeat Amsterdam Red Light District Tour

Explore the most famous district of Amsterdam, get to know its history and visit places that can be found only in this area

Buy self-guided tour in the mobile app

This tour is available in new WeGoTrip app

Barbizon Hotel

Start point of the tour

1.5 hours

approx. duration

3 km

Approximate tour distance


Language of the tour


Bring headphones with you

Start at any time after purchase
Buy for 16.00

Price for the tour


Great emotions only

If you do not like it, we will refund the money. More info

What's tour about

If you are intrigued by Amsterdam’s Red Light District but need some help in navigating at night on your own, then this tour is ideal for you. You will wander through the sinful streets and explore their surprising nocturnal life.
Discover what Amsterdam’s oldest and most controversial neighborhood has to offer – from coffee houses and jazz clubs to sex theatres and smart shops. Learn about the realities and legends of this legendary district.
The tour starts at the Barbizon hotel where you'll get to know about the history of the district, then you'll stroll along Zeedijk and learn about the incredible transformation of the area from a hard drug criminal district to a family-friendly place. You'll also get to see some other historical monuments as the Old Church, the Dam Square, Newmarket and more. But the Red Light District is not only about history, so on our way we'll also see a couple of LGBT bars, the famous shop Condomerie, an iconic Casa Rosso theatre and a lot more. The tour finishes at the Red Light Secrets Museum where you will be able to find the answers to all questions that may arise during the tour.

PLEASE NOTE: tickets to the Red Light Secrets museum are not included in the price!


— Barbizon Hotel
— St. Olofskapel
— "The Queen's Head" bar
— Chinatown
— New Market
— He-Hua Temple
— the Condomerie
— Casa Rosso theatre

Start at Barbizon Hotel

The red marker is the starting point of the tour. You will stay within the circle marked on the map throughout the length of the tour.

Author of the tour

Surprise Me Only those who wander, find new paths

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How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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Offbeat Amsterdam Red Light District Tour
Explore the most famous district of Amsterdam, get to know its history and visit places that can be found only in this area

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