About the Activity

Try your hand at this beautiful body art with our Amsterdam Henna Workshop!

Henna body art is a tradition in many Arabic, North African and South East Asia – join our Amsterdam Henna Workshop to find out more!

Learn more about his fascinating body art and it’s history with our unique Amsterdam Henna Workshop!

Henna has been used since antiquity to dye skin, hair and fingernails, as well as fabrics such as silk, wool and leather.  It was historically used in the Arabian Peninsula, South Asia, Carthage and other parts of North Africa and the Horn of Africa.  Henna paste is made form a tall shrub, but does not stain the skin until lawsone molecules are released by the Henna leaf.  In many of the regions that henna was originally produced and used, bridal henna nights remain an important part of traditional wedding customs.

Amsterdam Henna Workshop

Our workshop instructor is a talented practitioner of henna body art, who will be able to tell you much more about this fascinating plant and its applications.  They will give you some background on the ways in which henna has been used over the centuries, and will show you some techniques and tricks to create you own beautiful henna body art.

Are you looking for more interesting things to do in Amsterdam?  We offer a huge range of products, from workshops to canal cruises to tours and party events!  Check out our activities page to see the full range of activities that we have on offer!

Please Note:
  • We advise booking this activity at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Please bring all relevant documentation with you to your meeting point, including your activity voucher.
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change when necessitated by circumstance.


Experienced instructor
1.5 hour private Workshop
Henna materials
One free drink (soft drink/coffee/tea)

Duration: 1.5 hours
Minimum Group Size: 6
Starting Time: Daily on request
Location: City Centre


25 Euros per Person