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20 Amazing Pictures of Amsterdam’s Red Light District

Posted on: August 28, 2014


These 20 pictures of Amsterdam’s Red Light District will blow your mind

Do you ever wonder if you should be visiting the Red Light District in Amsterdam? The 20 pictures below will help you with that decision. We’ve selected some of the best ones. Be surprised by these awesome pictures of Amsterdam’s Red Light District!

1) Amsterdam’s beautiful canals, houses and boats:

20 Amazing Pictures of Amsterdam's Red Light District: The beautiful houses, canals and boats

The Red Light District is the oldest part of Amsterdam and therefor there are lots of beautiful, old houses in the area. Like the ones above. Typical Dutch architecture that may not be missed during your visit to Holland’s capital.

2) Red Light District Street Art & Some Window Shoppers:

20 Amazing Pictures of Amsterdam's Red Light District: Street Art and Window Shoppers

The Red Light has a lot of street art making the area prettier than it already was.  The street art above goes well with the area, don’t you think? This can be found in one of the many narrow alleys. We can show it during our tours if you want.

3) Some boats sailing towards the Sea Dike in Amsterdam:

20 Amazing Pictures of Amsterdam's Red Light District: Boats sailing through the Oudezijds Kolk.

This view in the Red Light District is considered as the most beautiful view of Amsterdam. Some of these lovely houses are actually residential. It’s truly a must-see!

4) The biggest traditional Chinese temple of Europe:

20 Amazing Pictures of Amsterdam's Red Light District: The Chinese Temple in Amsterdam'.

The Red Light District has quite a few religious institutes, like the one above – A Chinese Buddhistic temple. It’s surrounded by window brothels, Asian restaurants and Dutch pubs.

5) A statue of the famous Major Bosshardt:

20 Amazing Pictures of Amsterdam's Red Light District: A Statue of Major Bosshardt

Right in the heart of the Red Light District you can find the home of the Salvation Army. This is a statue of the most famous soldier in Holland – Major Bosshardt. All here life she worked in the Red Light District and helped lots of people, including many prostitutes.

Would you like to see this statue and know more about it? Join one of our tours and ask our tour guides.

6) Amsterdam’s Old Church and some window brothels:

Amsterdam Red Light District Tours

As said before – The Red Light District has quite a few religious institutes – well here’s another one: this church is still in service and is surrounded by window brothels too! This is one of the highlights during our tours.

7)  Cool cars riding on the streets of the Red Light District

20 Amazing Pictures of Amsterdam's Red Light District: An American muscle car

Occasionally, you can spot the most awesome rides here in the Red Light District. Like this one! We aren’t sure which brand and model it is, but we know that it’s one heck of a car!!

8) Hidden Art At The Old Church in the Red Light District:

Hidden art in Amsterdam's Red Light District.

 

This is definitely the most beautiful piece of art in the district! It’s hidden and surrounded by cobblestones. The story behind this art work is really amazing. Wanna know what makes this story so special? Join our Red Light District Tour and our local guide will tell you.

9) Beautiful architecture, canals and swans:

The beautiful waters of Amsterdam's Red Light District.

10) The New Market Square and The Waag:

The beautiful New Market in Amsterdam

11) People enjoying the wonderful Sea Dyke street in Amsterdam:

The Sea Dike in the Red Light District is always big fun

One of the most vibrant streets in town is the Sea Dyke street – located in the Red Light District. It’s one of the oldest streets in Amsterdam and it’s filled with good restaurants, nice bars, stores and coffee shops. During our tours we’ll can you show the best places out there. In other words; some nice tips from a local.

12) An American muscle car in front of the Old Church:

An awesome car standing in front of The Old Church in Amsterdam's Red Light District.

Here it is again – the beautiful Old Church – this time with a funky American muscle car in front of it.

13) A peaceful terrace hidden in Amsterdam’s Red Light District:

A hotel surrounded by beautiful pieces of architecture in the Red Light District.

This is one of the best hidden terraces in the area. It’s located away from the crowd and all the busyness. Only available in summers though.

14) An old bike standing on a bridge:

A bicycle in the heart of Amsterdam's Red Light District

Learn why Amsterdam has so many old bikes during one of our tours in the Red Light District.

15) The Waag on the New Market Square in Amsterdam:

The New Market and the Waag in Amsterdam.

16) Lovely canal houses in Amsterdam’s Old City Center:

Oudezijds kolk and its buildings in Amsterdam's Red Light District.

17) The home of the Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army in the Red Light District in Amsterdam

18) A Segway Tour in the middle of the Red Light District:

People are getting a Segway tour in Amsterdam's Red Light District

19) The view from Amsterdam’s Sea Dike :

The Oudezijds Kolk in Amsterdam's Red Light District. Picture shot from The Sea Dike or Zeedijk.

20) Amsterdam’s Schreiers Tower:

The Schreiers Tower in Amsterdam's Red Light District, in front of Central Station.
De Schreierstoren and Central Station on the background. 

 

If you wanna see more pictures of Amsterdam’s Red Light District then check out our pics on Instagram. Would you like to see these awesome things yourself? Join us during our Red Light District Tour and let a local guide show you around in the most fascinating part of Amsterdam.

 

Or CLICK HERE to see 10 do’s and don’ts for Amsterdam’s Red Light District

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