"Do't let your guard down" Pickpockets Tip by Backpackin_Mac

Pickpockets, Amsterdam: 86 reviews and 37 photos

Even if you smoke a few J's make sure you are always vigilant. Mari and I have travelled to many countries but the only place we were nearly robbed was in Amsterdam. We had gone to the second floor of KFC near the window and were minding our own business.

Two north african men were sitting at a table behind us. I was a bit zonked and wasn't paying attention but one of them got on his hands and knees and crawled behind Mari's chair and tugged at her purse. Mari quickly screamed "What are you doing? Why did you touch my bag?". The man that was on his knees junped up and looked to say "I didn't do anything". I yelled out for the police and they ran away. We looked at their table and there was no food, even though they were in there for at least 20 minutes after we entered.

Amsterdam is very safe but just becareful of pickpockets.

Address: Amsterdam

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 1, 2004
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