Amsterdam - Medieval Centre & Red Light District (PDF Chapter)
This is the Medieval Centre & Red Light District chapter from Lonely Planet’s Amsterdam guidebook.
Amsterdam’s heart beats in its medieval core and the centuries-old Red Light District. The ar-ea is laced with atmospheric lanes, and 17th-century tasting rooms, brown cafés and hidden courtyards are the prizes for those who venture off the main drags.
- get a behind-the-scenes look at the infamous Red Light District and the ‘world’s oldest profession’ on an illuminating guided tour
- marvel at the chandeliered opulence and take a Dutch history lesson at the city’s landmark Royal Palace
- push open the door and discovering tranquil Begijnhof’s hidden gardens and church-es
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.
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