Too many to tell: "Coffeeshops do not only serve coffee" Top 5 Page for this destination Amsterdam Nightlife Tip by Pavlik_NL

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by Pavlik_NL

Coffeeshops, Amsterdam has many and is worldfamous for them. By the way, this year it was a jubilee-year for these specific type of cafés. It was 30 years ago that "Mellow Yellow" opened it's doors as ... you never guess ... TEAhouse!
Anyway, as no doubt already knows, coffeehouses do serve coffee, but are mostly famous for the selling of various kinds of softdrugs in "personal amounts". That means that one can get a joint, but not a kilo of marihuana. Most famous in Holland is our own "Nederwiet" (Canabis Satifa Hollandica). Some people make a big deal out of the fact that the Dutch have such liberal drugpolicy, but never forget that it's about softdrugs NOT harddrugs. Just go inside and try a joint ... you should try at least anything once!

Theme: Adult Spot

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 30, 2002
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