Amsterdam City Center, Red Light District and Coffeeshops Tour

Amsterdam City Center, Red Light District and Coffeeshops Tour


Tour description

Kick-off city center tour around Dam Square with main landmarks and Red Light District, known prostitutes and coffeeshops area at Dam Square neighborhood.
Get know basic information about Amsterdam — avant-garde , sin city of Europe and its 750 years long history.


The Venice of North ( sometimes Western) Europe’ which is distinguished by its originality, geographical location and historical content. Not every city in the world can boast such charisma and diverse way of life as Amsterdam with medieval architecture, arts, prostitution, light drugs, channel cruises, diamonds, not forgetting parties on the water, Ajax FC…

The most of the unique composition of sin and beauty chained together in inseparable harmony one could find here. Within ca. 3 hours we shall discuss and visit all important city landmarks, discus about leaning houses, canals, bridges and historical events that marked turbulent and very often contradictory history of Amsterdam.


Suggested meeting point would be Rotterdam Central Station or Amsterdam Passengers Terminal (APT) or your hotel in Amsterdam. After meeting we shall continue following the stops listed below:

Dam Square ( New Church, King’s Palace, National Monument, Museum Madame Tussaud, Hotel Krasnopolski... )

Central and the oldest Amsterdam’s square , birthplace of the city with focus on buildings in surround 

  • Royal Palace

    Former City Hall from the middle of 17th century, one of the three official place of residence of Dutch Royal Family build up on 13 659 wooden poles.

  • New Church

    The sacral building (initially)erected in 15th century, former worship church of Dutch Reformed Church still in use for wedding and crowning ceremonies of the members of Dutch Royal family.

  • National Monument

    A national remembrance, the stand 22 m (75 feet) high from 1956, commemorates the casualties of World War II and subsequent armed conflicts.

Red Light District and Old Church

Short break from walking — 30 minutes moderation about prostitution and drug policy in The Netherlands. Stories about history of prostitutions, how it looks like today, “Yes and no” about light drugs, friendly recommendations how to enjoy it but not break the law… Old Church, coffeeshops, cabins with prostitutes, museums, restaurants , theaters … Amsterdam contradictories at one place.

 Museum Ons’Lieve Heer Op Solder ( Our Lord on Attic Secret Church)

“Ons’ Lieve Heer Op Solder” — most famous “secret church” in Amsterdam, restored in nowadays serving as museum.

⇒ Fo Guang Shan Temple and China Town

Buddhist (Chinese) traditional temple, of its kind the second biggest in Europe in the heart of Amsterdam’s Chinatown.

The Weeping Tower

Once part of the medieval wall built around the city of Amsterdam from 15th century the location from which Henry Hudson set sail on his journey to Northern America.

St Nicholas Basilica

The biggest Catholic temple in The Netherlands dating from 2nd half of 19th century.

Amsterdam Central Station

Central Train Station building from 2nd half of 19th century set up on 6059 wooden poles built up in Dutch neoclassical architectonic style.

Tour prices

The price of this tour: € 300 .
Tour takes approximately 2,5–3 hours.

Upon customer’s request tour could be customized.
Tour includes guides services and drink and local snacks within or after the tour.

Tour excludes entrance fees to museums and churches such Royal Palace, New Church, Old Church…