"Get real" Cycling Tip by dutchwindmill

Cycling, Amsterdam: 60 reviews and 52 photos

Amsterdam is a pretty safe place - bicycle theft is the main crime (bad enough, but not a particular concern to most visitors). Take normal care with regard to your valuables, as you would in any major city in the world, and you'll be fine.
The Red Light District is certainly no less safe than other places in Amsterdam: it is in the sex industry's interest to make sure tourists don't go home with a nasty experience. Nevertheless, if you're a real prude or a very nervous type, why go there ? there is so much else to see and do.
Only soft drugs are legal. Usage of harder stuff in itself will not be prosecuted, but the trade around it (the supply side) is definitely illegal.

Address: Amsterdam

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  • Written Dec 31, 2006
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