Explore Amsterdam's famous "alternative culture" on a half-day walking tour that'combines history and culture. Led by a local expert, your small group of 10 or fewer people will stroll around the city center and the notorious Red Light District, where prostitution and cannabis are legal and out in the open. Get some insight into the laid-back Dutch way of thinking about the sex trade, and discover the district's coffee shops as you hear how Amsterdam's history has shaped its relaxed modern culture.'
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, your small group of 10 or fewer discovers the hidden history flowing through Amsterdam's canals as you walk its cobblestone streets. With your knowledgeable 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 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.