Explore an alternative side of Amsterdam on this private, half-day walking tour. Your expert local guide gives you an overview of the city's history and its culture as you criss-cross the famous'canals. Learn what gives the city'such an international draw as you plunge'into the Red Light District. Try not to blush as you pass the erotic shops and theaters that line'the cobbled streets. See a few coffee shops and receive plenty of personalized attention from your guide as you discover Amsterdam's colorful history.
Meet your local guide next to the statue of the bull on Amsterdam's Beursplein at 1pm to begin your afternoon exploration of the city's infamous Red Light District. Over the course of the half-day tour, discover the hidden history flowing through Amsterdam's canals as you walk its cobblestone streets. With a private guide, look beyond the typical tourist hotspots and experience Amsterdam's liberal culture first-hand. Delve into a world where legal cannabis and prostitution exist next door to schools and churches, and learn from your knowledgable guide how Amsterdam's tolerant culture has evolved to encompass both sides of the spectrum. Pop into a coffee shop or two as you stroll past the Red Light District's erotic shops and theaters and get insider's tips on the best nightlife in the city. Ponder Amsterdam's checkered history as you learn about it origins as a dam on the Amstel River and wander by its medieval gate,'before ending the tour back at the Beursplein around 5pm.