To receive a license, establishments must have an approved business plan on file that details measures for providing safe, hygienic working conditions for their sex workers and ensuring that they are healthy and independent.
It's estimated only 50 women a day work on the streets of Amsterdam.
Be careful if you try to take a photograph as working women can become very aggressive.
Home-based prostitution occurs in at least 17 municipalities and escort agencies exist in at least 28 municipalities.
Of course there are closing times for the coffeeshops, window brothels, sex shows, cafes, restaurants, etc.
It is interesting and fun! A sign is sticked on every window as a reminder.
Check our other pages if you are interested in who those are and what goes on behind those closed curtains in the.
It might be hard to imagine today, but Amsterdam has always been situated at sea.