Do you need to be 18 in Amsterdam?

Do you have to be 18 to go in coffeeshops in Amsterdam?

In order to enter the coffeeshops in Amsterdam, you must be 18 or over and have an ID. Since coffeeshops are not allowed to do any advertising, you will generally not find any details posted on the door or even inside.

What can you do at 18 in Amsterdam?

Things to Do in Amsterdam in Your Twenties

  • Smoke pot. Coffee Shop, European. …
  • Explore the canals onboard a pedal boat. Bridge. …
  • Watch an Ajax Game. Stadium. …
  • Visit a sex shop. Shop. …
  • Become a coffee connoisseur. Cafe, Continental, $$$ …
  • Drink a Kopstoot. …
  • Take a picnic to Vondelpark. …
  • Check out the largest flea market in Europe.

Do FAKE IDS work in Amsterdam?

I used my driving license for ID the whole time, not my passport, Amsterdam is a very safe city and weed in Amsterdam is a beautiful experience and definitely something you should take advantage of if you can. Fake ID’s won’t work, you have to be more convincing.

Are drugs legal in Amsterdam?

All drugs are forbidden in the Netherlands. It is illegal to produce, possess, sell, import and export drugs. However, the government designed a drug policy with tolerates smoking cannabis under strict terms and conditions.

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Where is the drinking age 16?

In Europe, the most average (median) alcohol minimum purchasing age is 18 years old. But some countries (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain) still set the minimum age at 16.

Is it illegal for cops to search you in Amsterdam?

The centre of Amsterdam is considered a ‘safety risk area’. This means in the centre of Amsterdam, a cop can actually search you and your bag without your permission. The police will specifically look for any arms you might carry.