"Red Light District" Red Light District - De Wallen Tip by Rachael71

Red Light District - De Wallen, Amsterdam: 151 reviews and 181 photos

Go on, admit it - you might be going to Amsterdam with the intention of seeing the great works of art and cruising around on a canal boat - but aren't you even a tiny bit curious about seeing the Red Light District?!

Turn a corner near Dam Square and suddenly you are in it - the shops change, the cinemas are offering the kind of film you wouldn't normally catch at the local Roxy and - look over there - isn't that a half-naked girl sat in the window of that club?

Actually, the girls mostly look incredibly bored, perking up only to tap on the window to attract the attention of a possible customer. It's not a threatening atmosphere - the doormen are all used to tourist coming round for a look, and will joke with you about it. No pictures to accompany this tip I'm afraid, I didn't think that taking photos would go down very well with the locals, however friendly they seemed! You'll just have to see for yourself ;-)

Address: Enge Kerksteeg 3, 1012 GV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Directions: Centrum, De Wallen
Phone: +31 6 13572799
Website: http://www.amsterdam.info/red-light-district/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 12, 2004
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