Wallen, better known as the Red Light District in Amsterdam, is located in the oldest part of the city. It is probably one of the most visited neighbourhoods in Amsterdam, where prostitution has always existed in a legal way. It was during the 17th Century when the first showcases appeared in the city, in shop windows where prostitutes offered their services.

In this neighbourhood, you can find:

Did you know that Trompettersteeg (in the Red Light District) is the narrowest street in Amsterdam, where it is necessary to walk one by one?

Walking through the Red Light District of Amsterdam is not dangerous, since the police keep an eye on the streets, but as in all cities, you have to be careful with pickpockets.

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