Amsterdam is a unique city, known for its cannabis culture, misnamed coffee shops and alternative vibes. Learn all about it on a 2-hour walking tour that takes you into different sides of Amsterdam society.
Meet your guide in central Amsterdam and as you wind through the metropolis, hear about the mid-1960s counterculture movements that prompted the city’s vibrant atmosphere with coffeehouses, street art and more. Pass houseboats and squats that resulted from the post-war housing crisis, and learn about the intricacies of pot in Amsterdam.
Hot topics buzzing among locals include gentrification, laws and non-laws and various city projects. Hear about legalized prostitution in the city, and Coalition Project 1012, a Red Light District cleanup program.
During your stroll, chat with your guide about the country’s stance on marriage equality; the Netherlands was the first in the world to recognize same-sex marriage.
This impartial tour ends where it began, leaving you free to continue the discussion on your own.