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“See it - but not sure how important it was”
Review of Red Light District

Red Light District
Ranked #22 of 611 things to do in Amsterdam
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This area in the oldest part of Amsterdam is known for the red neon windows that display barely-dressed prostitutes advertising their services; it's all perfectly acceptable as long as it stays inside this designated area of the city.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone said we must see this -- and I get it, but really, it's overrated at best. We went about 8PM and the lights were on, but there's nothing for most people.

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The neighbourhood is vibrant with people of all types wanting to get a glimpse of the women in the world's oldest profession. Especially great to see at night time. Lots of bars and watering holes and sex shops line the streets of the Redlight District and the atmosphere is very festive. Best to go with a group of friends.

1  Thank mountainrun1216
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was everything I expected the RLD to be. Fun, exciting, dirty, scary, sad and too crowded.
It’s such an iconic place to be.
Lots of “windows”, shops and restaurants. At night, lots of obnoxious drunks! So scary almost.

Thank Ria V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didnt got too excited though the street is full with great cafes and bars. Walk the allies next to the red lights district and there are nice things to see

Thank HELIE990
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an unusual neighborhood, worth it to see for people who like unconventional things and are open minded; although some views can be really gross.

Thank Radja N
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