Red Light District, Amsterdam

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For a view into another world, explore the infamous Red Light District, named for its bright red brothel lights. Though these districts are known around the world for hosting (in this case, legal) prostitution, sex theaters, and sex shops, this particular area has become an incredibly popular tourist destination. Explore the city's De Wallen neighborhood, which is home to its oldest and largest red-light district. De Wallen has been a popular place for prostitution since the 13th century, when the Damrak became a harbor. Walk along the canal in the evening, take in the novel sights and signs, and notice the typical 14th-century Dutch architecture in this historical district. There can be sites in this area that are not appropriate for children. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Amsterdam holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Red Light District and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • well what could you expect after all it is the red light district.Someone once said that it does not matter where you get your appetite once you go home for your dinner.Well thats about right.We went....  more
    well what could you expect after all it is the red light district.Someone once said that it does not matter where you get your appetite once you go home for your dinner.Well thats about right.We went....  more »
  • We walked through several streets of the Red Light district about 5:00 one afternoon. It was not crowded at all at that time. In many of the windows we saw ladies dress in skimpy attire, but it was....  more
    We walked through several streets of the Red Light district about 5:00 one afternoon. It was not crowded at all at that time. In many of the windows we saw ladies dress in skimpy attire, but it was....  more »
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  • A very special place for visit, make sure not to photo the people who works here, only take photo on the bridge
  • ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ The most beautiful and interesting place in Amsterdam. ALL THE PEOPLE MUST VISIT THIS PLACE!!!!!! 😜 😜 😜

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