This is the book you should read before you visit the Red Light District!

Pianola Museum in Amsterdam

Date: 3. jul 2017.
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The Pianola Musem is tucked away in the Jordaan quarter. It is a 17th century quarter of Amsterdam, west of the old town center and the Red Light District. It is one of the smaller museums in the city in size, definitely not in quality. It is a very interesting place to visit during your Amsterdam tour.

Positive effects of legalized prostitution

Date: 3. jul 2017.
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Amsterdam is among other things well-known for sex tourism. The ban on brothels was lifted because it proved ineffective and the prostitution was legalized in 2000 accompanied with a new set of laws aimed at better protection of sex workers and against the exploiters of prostitutes, human trafficking, forced prostitution and underage prostitution. When you visit the Red Light District in Amsterdam, there are many ways to legally get the “sex service” and satisfy your horny appetite.

Albert Cuyp Market

Date: 3. jul 2017.
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Your Amsterdam tour would not be complete without a visit to the city’s most popular street market. Since 1905 it fascinates Amsterdam’s inhabitants as well as culinary amateurs, passers-by or people looking for a bargain, tourists…just about anyone for that matter. It has stalls lining on the both sides of the Albert Cuyp Street in the heart of the 19th-century quarter De Pijp (Amsterdam’s Latin Quarter) of the Oud-Zuid district of the city. 

How do Coffee Shops get their weed

Date: 3. jul 2017.
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Amsterdam is the city full of paradoxes and contrasts. It is not unusual to spot the oldest church in the city dating from the 12th century that is surrounded by a Coffee Shop on one side and windows with prostitutes on the other side, because the church is located in the heart of the Red Light District. There is also many hidden churches in the houses that don’t give away this fact, judging on their outside appearance. These hidden churches are dating from the times of the Protestant Reformation, when it was not allowed to practice Catholicism in public, so Catholics had to build hidden churches in “regular houses” that did not have the appearance of a church, that way the authorities of that time choose to apply the “look the other way” policy.