Check out some of the best signs in Amsterdam including the Red Light District, the Schiphol Airport, the Dam Square and more.
The Red Light District, also known as 'De Wallen', is arguably the biggest tourist attraction in Amsterdam. Although it is known mainly for its adult entertainment, it houses many medical and law practices, restaurants, coffee shops, museums and more.
Although helmets are rarely worn, Amsterdam is known by many as the most bike-friendly city in the world. They even have specialized traffic lights with bicycle symbols.
A sign on one of the city's oldest streets, Zeedijk, which is located in Amsterdam's Chinese district and marks one of the boundaries of the Red Light District.
A neon sign for the Apotheek, or pharmacy.
In Amsterdam there are plenty of places to smoke. However, drinking is allocated to designated areas. Sorry.
A "for sale" sign in a suburb of Amsterdam.
A sign for odd-size luggage in the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Schipol is the Netherlands main international airport.
Lighted sex-shop sign in the Red Light District.
Sex Cinema sign in the Red Light District of Amsterdam.
One of many youth hostels in Amsterdam. This particular hostel is located in Warmoesstraat, on the edge of the Red Light District and one of the oldest streets in Amsterdam.
A sign at the entrance of a playground.
A sign on the building where Anne Frank lived while she was in hiding during WWII. The house, now a museum, is where her world-famous diary was written.
The entrance to the museum of high profile celebrity wax figures, known as Madame Tussauds, located on Dam Square.
The 'Bulldog Coffeeshop', in the heart of the Red Light District, a place where it is tolerated to sell and smoke marijuana and hashish. It claims to be the first coffee shop in Amsterdam,.
A "please clean up after your pets" sign located in parks and recreation zones.
A caution sign in Amsterdam depicts a man walking with one leg missing.
A sign for the nearest restroom located in the Red Light District.
Known for its adult entertainment, XXX marks the spot on a nearby bench in the Red Light District.
One of over 200 coffee shops in Amsterdam.
The Iamsterdam sign, the city motto, with the Rijksmuseum, the Museum of Art and History, in the background.