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Amsterdam Dungeon Entrance Ticket

1. Amsterdam Dungeon Entrance Ticket

The Amsterdam Dungeon is an uniquely thrilling attraction that will whisk you way back into the Netherlands’ most perilous past. See, hear, feel and (ahem) smell the chillingly amusing characters of the ‘bad old days’ as they come to life before you. Will you lose yourself in fear or in mirth? Whichever way, it’s not looking good for your underwear. Multiple different shows and a team of ten professional actors will give an unforgettable performance which will be terrifying and hilarious at the same time, depending on your tolerance for fear. Some of the attractions include figuring your way out of a dark labyrinth, witnessing a witch burn, encountering the ghost of a tortured woman and being tried by a Spanish Inquisitor. Discover the newest show 'The Flying Dutchman' in which a cursed legend comes to life. Will you survive his revenge? In 1651, you find yourself in a rough bar in the Amsterdam of old. 10 years after the legendary ship The Flying Dutchman disappeared, a sinister bar owner awaits the return of the cursed captain who is out for revenge.

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Amsterdam: Private City Walking Tour

2. Amsterdam: Private City Walking Tour

Enjoy a private walking tour and see all the main sights of the historic center, including the enchanting bridges, barges, houseboats and mercantile houses of the Canal Belt. Get well-acquainted with Amsterdam’s cobblestoned streets, walking over the many beautiful bridges overlooking the iconic canals on the Canal Belt. Be guided along the waterways, seeing the recognizable tall and slim buildings, numerous houseboats, and, of course, some of the most famous sights in the city. Learn how the city evolved from a muddy town on the Amstel River in the 12th century to the modern day metropolis. Get a local’s perspective and discover some little-known secrets of the city, including tree-lined squares and private courtyards. Get priceless tips on how to make the most of your time in Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam Old City Private Walking Tour

3. Amsterdam Old City Private Walking Tour

Enjoy a private walking tour of Amsterdam with your own personal guide, and stroll through the medieval center to see parts of the old city wall. Continue along the famous canals to explore Chinatown, the former Jewish District, and the infamous Red Light District. Learn how Amsterdam was built on a reclaimed swamp, when the land was buried in mud and the harbor was almost inaccessible. Connection with the North Sea was not realised until the 19th century, but Amsterdam had already became one of the most important cities in the world. As you stroll, you will learn about its position as a major science and cultural center, and discover how in 1650 its population of 220,000 inhabitants made it the 3rd largest city in Europe. Your guide will explain key aspects of Amsterdam’s story, passing sights such as the 17th-century Oostindisch Huis, the Amsterdam headquarters of the East India Company. Discover old pawn shops and handsome merchant houses in the Jordaan district. Walk the banks of the Herengracht, one of the first 3 major canals of the city, and more.

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Amsterdam: Private Red Light District Tour in Spanish

4. Amsterdam: Private Red Light District Tour in Spanish

Join a 2-hour walking tour through Amsterdam with a private Spanish-speaking guide, learning about the Red Light District and Old Town from a local's perspective. Meet your guide in front of the central station of Amsterdam, from where you will discover the most important sights of the Red Light District. The first part of the tour leads you through an old sailor's neighborhood called Zeedijk Street, as well as Amsterdam’s famous Chinatown. This part of the Red Light District used to be a no-go area, but has totally changed to a safe and friendly part of the city. In this area you will see sights such as Amsterdam’s Buddhist Temple, a famous pub titled "the Ape", and the Waag. Following that, walk to the Old Church, the oldest building in Amsterdam. In this area you will see many things such as the narrowest street of Amsterdam, the city's first coffeeshop, an indoor prostitute street, and many smart shops. You can walk through the famous prostitute streets and learn about the history and current situation of the Red Light District, including why prostitution is legalized, and how the name "coffeeshop” was created. Finally, walk to Dam Square where your tour will conclude. When walking to this area you will see some of the last sights of the tour, such as the Condomerie and the Royal Palace.

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What people are saying about Zeedijk Street

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 446 reviews

We both thoroughly enjoyed our experience, and had an amazing time! Would highly recommend a visit, and look forward to going back ourselves one day soon!

It was just a great event with a lot of experiences inside the dungeon, where you felt transported back in time :)

Unbelievable! Very informative and fun! Great time, the actors are very talented, we had a great time!

Great experience, really enjoyed the interaction with the characters I the attraction!

I can only recommend. Great setting and very good actors. Is worth every penny.