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Walk around the Oudezijds Voorburgwal

Located between two gentle canals in the heart of the city, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam boasts a rich history; from a 15th-century convent to royal lodgings to Dutch Admiralty headquarters to the City Hall of Amsterdam.

French designer Sybille de Margerie used images of legendary people from the history of the building as a source of inspiration to design the rooms.

The result is a harmonious blend of traditional and contemporary French design, including typical Dutch style elements.

There has been prostitution in the area since the late medieval times and though it was banned during some periods but never dissappeared.

Today there are about 300 red light windows in the area (also visible in the panorama above), as well as several sex shops, a sex museum, some cannabis coffeeshops etc, all of which attracts a large number of tourists every day.


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