Prostitution is legal in the Netherlands since 1830.
Until 1980 there was a law (dating from 1911), forbidding taking profit from prostitution.
The most popular and crowded parties are those which happen monthly or every few months.
So, if you like dancefloors with hundreds of half-naked sweating guys, check for the next dates of those irregular parties.
A classic song by a French-Belgium Jacques Brel “Amsterdam”, describes a night in the city with women and alcohol, where sailors are the main clients.
Not many sailors today, but every evening tourists are flocking to the Red Light District.
section we have listed several hotels, hostels and apartments for you to search through.