The red light district in Amsterdam reformed by the end of summer 2023

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the Famous red light district in Amsterdam will change. The Dutch government decided to allocate public houses separate spaces without enticing storefronts, according to “”.

According to the mayor of Amsterdam Femke of Halsema, the new format will be a good compromise between the needs of citizens, particularly residents of the famed street, and tourists and respect for the rights of sex workers. In addition, another reason she called the measure to combat illegal prostitution.

the Local sex workers were more likely to complain about the crowds. Many of them drunk and loud and acting inappropriately. As for the residents of the houses located on the street of De Wallen (the official name of the street Red light district), they also strain the tourists.

Despite the change in red light district, the sex industry in Amsterdam will continue. It is planning to open the complex erotic entertainment with a glass roof and intimate lighting, and the window will go outside the house.

In the Netherlands not the first to want to reform the red light district. So, two years ago in Amsterdam declared about toughening of the rules of visiting one of the most famous streets of the city. In 2019, the capital authorities decided to reform the local business.

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