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!

Since antiquity people use henna to dye skin, hair and fingernails. And also, 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 from a tall shrub. However, it does not stain the skin until lawsone molecules are released by the Henna leaf. In many of the regions that people originally produced and used henna, 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. The instructor provides you with some background on the ways people use henna. And then they show you some techniques and tricks and then you can create your own beautiful henna body art.

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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