Private tour

Coffeeshops and Red Light District Private Tour

4.3 / 5

8 reviews

Activity provider: Withlocals

Coffeeshops and Red Light District Private Tour

Activity provider: Withlocals

From US$ 204.90 per person

You’ve probably heard that Amsterdam is well-known for its Coffeeshops and Red Light District, but do you know the stories and origin behind it? On this private city tour, you are in for a treat!

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
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  • Learn about Coffeeshops and Red Light District in Amsterdam
  • Hear fascinating stories and insights
  • Get to truly embrace the culture of the city
  • Discover cultural highlights & their local relevance
Full description
To truly experience a city, you must deep dive into its culture, and there's no better cultural tradition to explore in Amsterdam than the coffee shops and Red Light District. Thanks to this cultural experience, you'll be able to see Amsterdam from a different perspective - the way the locals live it every day! On this private tour, get a cultural awakening as you learn more about coffee shops and the Red Light District and why it's such a unique part of the city's character. Learn from its history to the present influence that still lingers in Amsterdam as you visit Zeedijk, unique coffee shops, the Red Light District, and more. Let your local guide take you on an inspiring journey where stories, insights, and fun facts tell you more about why Amsterdam, coffeeshops and the Red Light District go hand in hand. Because isn't culture what makes a city truly special?! Withlocals Cultural Treasures Tour is one of the Withlocals' signature tours available in major cities worldwide. We work with passionate local guides who earn a fair fee. We support local economies by only offering local products and preventing over-tourism with only small non-intrusive groups. Our tours are carbon-neutral and away from the standard tourist routes.
  • Private Tour
  • Local Guide
  • CO2 neutral experience
  • Pickup and drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Cafe De Drie Graefjes American Bakery, behind the New church / Nieuwe Kerk

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Cameras
  • Video recording
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 8 reviews

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Wonderful tour through the red lights district with our guide Helena who was very informative and charismatic. It was great to get a local perspective and check out places we wouldn’t have otherwise gone to!

April 21, 2022

Fantastic guide. Good at communicating. He had great insight into everything from world history to Dutch history and culture. The best guided tour we've been on. Can definitely be recommended. We will definitely use local guides on upcoming vacations.

April 10, 2022

The tour with Willem was entertaining / very fun / informative. Thank you!

June 17, 2021

Product ID: 65419