1. Amsterdam Red Light District & Coffee Shop Tour
Discover how and why Amsterdam developed its reputation for liberal attitudes towards sex and drugs on a tour of the Red Light District. Learn about the district from a local perspective, and discover the locations of several coffee shops, including the first coffee shop in Amsterdam. Starting near the heart of the Red Light District, you'll explore the famous streets, alleys, and canals that are home to the city's iconic red-lit windows. Your guide will provide an interesting and informative commentary on the history and culture of the area. Next, learn about the legalization of prostitution and the challenges that sex workers face today. Stroll into the atmospheric streets of the Red Light District. Explore the small shops and restaurants of Chinatown, and walk down some of the city’s narrowest streets. Finally, experience the unique and fascinating culture of Amsterdam's Red Light District as you hear explanations about the coffee shop culture, prostitution, political issues, and history.