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very interesting

There was some great photo opportunities and the back story to yab yum was very interesting. Its... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2015
joannegray
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
A decadent and fascinating few hours spent here

On our last trip to the Dam we came upon this on TripAdvisor. I have always been fascinated with... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Anna G
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16 Nov 2016
“A decadent and fascinating few hours spent here”
6 Dec 2015
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VISITING YAB YUM POSSIBLE AGAIN! The world famous and former brothel Yab Yum opens its doors to a wider audience. The well-known 17th-century building with the green lantern on the 'Singel' in Amsterdam has been transformed into a fascinating...more
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

On our last trip to the Dam we came upon this on TripAdvisor. I have always been fascinated with high end brothels and what they were like in their heyday. Wow, I was so not disappointed with this, we had the entire place to ourselves...More

3  Thank Anna G
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting yab yum and getting a glimpse into what must have been an incredible time. Mitch showed us round and was so informative and friendly. The place has been preserved excellently and is still just as grand today. So pleased I visited....More

1  Thank tiffany250
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Yab Yum is a brilliant museum and a must visit when in Amsterdam! Mitch who was the manager for 20+ years is superb and needless to say fantastically knowledgeable! The building is exactly as it was in the days when the brothel was open with...More

1  Thank Autumn_white
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Really wanted to visit here as we have passed it many times on trips when it was closed down in 2008 , always wondered what was behind the door , Tours and tickets Amsterdam and the yab yum unlocked website state opening times of Wednesday...More

1  Thank james160987
Reviewed 3 August 2015

There was some great photo opportunities and the back story to yab yum was very interesting. Its fairly hard to find as it blends in with the other actual houses on the street but it is worth a visit. A little pricey, but nevertheless its...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Have been coming to Amsterdam for over 20 years, so thought we'd seen most of it's best attractions. How wrong we were! Our hostess was very friendly & knowledgeable, but just left us to explore the wonders for ourselves. If you've ever wondered what a...More

1  Thank mister3dg
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

We really weren't too sure what to expect from Yab Yum, but we were so glad we decided to take a look inside. As far as Brothels go, this place would have been as good as it could get. The decor was amazing with no...More

2  Thank Alandnikki
Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

We went here twice at different times and days and during their opening hours but it was not open and no sign letting you know why they were closed.

2  Thank Camilla H
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

We had a good chuckle here at the quality of the exhibits/plastic girls, other than that there wasn't much on offer. Place is run by the guy who used to manage the brothel, he comes across as a bit creepy. The entire story of the...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Is a very interesting place. The ex manager of the place is now the guide. He told us interesting stories about the girls who worked there, clients, most of them public figures. That place may be a story for a film or a book.

1  Thank Arnon B
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