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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. A visit to Red Light District represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Amsterdam trip generator to plot your vacation.
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  • To see but be careful not to be too hard on these opinions. Actually the evening district reference an image of women uh... how to say! I leave you to judge
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  • In the end is just a street were you can go and instead of watch shops with clothes you see beautiful girl, oh yeah real beauty. 
  • Being in amsterdam I had to go see this famous red light district and yes it is to see, because when we do not know you take full eyes. I did day and night and they are 2 different worlds. At night everything is lit display cases are almost all take care. Indeed it is inescapable in Amsterdam. There are plenty of things to do to discover I made the Museum of prostitution of day and night I went to the casa rosso. I left notices on these 2 places. In short I recommend because actually it is to see if you are still tolerant and that you have an open mind
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