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Corona updates

11/05/2021

During the Covid-19 pandemic there are limiting rules for the Red Light District, as well as for gathering in groups. This has consequences for the tours we offer. Follow here the latest developments.

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We are starting our tours in Amsterdam's Red Light District again!

31/07/2020

From the 1st of June we will start again with our tours in Amsterdam’s Red Light District. This means from that date you can book tours again for all of our tours. Read here all about our corona safety measures.

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Amsterdam’s Red Light District opens again 1st of July

25/06/2020

After months of being in lockdown due to the corona virus Amsterdam’s world famous Red Light District will open again on the 1st of July. Sex workers, coffeeshops and live sex shows will be allowed to open up their business again.

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Are tours still allowed in Amsterdam's Red Light District?

01/04/2019

Unlike what you may have heard in the media, tours are still allowed in Amsterdam's Red Light District. From the 1st of April the city has implemented a new local law, which forbids tours of 5 people or more in the Red Light District after 7 PM.

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The world's first 5D porn cinema opens up in Amsterdam's Red Light District!

30/03/2019

Today Amsterdam's Red Light District is the first place in the world where people can watch porn in 5D.

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No tours allowed in the Red Light District in the evenings!(?)

16/03/2019

From the 1st of April tours in the Red Light District of Amsterdam are not allowed anymore after 7 PM with 5 people or more. But don't worry, here's what we have to offer!

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Founder of Bulldog coffeeshop Amsterdam passed away

24/01/2019

The founder of the Bulldog coffeeshop, Willie de Vries, passed away at the age of 62. She was the women behind the man and the Bulldog company.

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The history of the Casa Rosso in the Red Light District

27/12/2018

The Casa Rosso theatre in the Red Light District of Amsterdam celebrated this year their 50th anniversary. So it's time for a look back into the history of this world famous theatre.

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10 rules in the Red Light District of Amsterdam

26/12/2018

The Red Light District of Amsterdam may seem like the place where everything is allowed, but the famous Dutch tolerance does have its limits. Here’s 10 important rules you should follow when visiting the Red Light District of Amsterdam.

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Mayor of Amsterdam announces harsh measures for Red Light District

13/12/2018

The mayor of Amsterdam, Femke Halsema, had announced some new harsh measures against tourism in the Red Light District of Amsterdam. To kick off the new measures large banners where placed throughout the Red Light District calling out that alcohol consumption is not allowed in the area.

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Sex workers' portraits in the Old Church of Amsterdam

23/07/2018

A selection of photo portraits of sex workers are being exhibited in the Old Church of Amsterdam in the heart of the Red Light District from the 21st till the 29th of July.

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Window prostitution safest place for sex workers according to research

06/07/2018

According to research of the Dutch SOA Aids Fund and the Dutch union for sex workers PROUD, private brothels and window prostitution, like in the Red Light District of Amsterdam, are the safest forms of prostitution and experience the least violence.

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Amsterdam’s Red Light District ‘Sexy Loo’ might still happen

04/07/2018

The city of Amsterdam has to re-evaluate the license for the Sexy Loo, a public restroom in the Red Light District of Amsterdam which will also serve as a selling point for tickets of the Casa Rosso Theatre.

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Gentrification project Red Light District Amsterdam failed

27/06/2018

10 Years ago the city of Amsterdam announced a big change for the world famous Red Light District. Many window brothels and coffeeshops would be closed down to crack down on organized crimes such as human trafficking and upgrade the area.

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Sex worker run brothel My Red Light in trouble

02/04/2018

The sex worker led brothel in the Red Light District of Amsterdam, My Red Light, is in trouble. The brothel that opened up last year May may have to close down if things don’t change.

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Dutch movie 'Bloody Marie' films in Red Light District of Amsterdam

01/02/2018

This week the Red Light District of Amsterdam turned into a movie set for a couple of days, as it became the filming location for the Dutch movie 'Bloody Marie'.

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Stricter rules for tour guides Red Light District of Amsterdam

31/01/2018

Guides with tour groups in the Red Light District of Amsterdam will have to follow stricter rules, that's the new plan of the city of Amsterdam to combat the busyness in the area of the Red Light District.

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Window brothel damaged by fireworks

09/01/2017

A window brothel in the Red Light District of Amsterdam got damaged in the evening of the 5th of Januari. Both the door as well as the glass where heavily damaged when around 7PM a loud explosion could be heard. Presumably the explosion was the result of fireworks, which someone put on the door.

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Amsterdam's prostitution policy scrapped by court

02/08/2017

The city of Amsterdam lost a court case regarding it's prostitution policy. The court case was started by a brothel owner along with several prostitutes against the manucipality. According to them the rules to regulate prostitution went way too far, violating the privacy of the sex workers, thus making them more vulnrable rather then less vunrable as intended by the manucipality.

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RLD Amsterdam Tours signs agreement with city of Amsterdam

19/07/2017

At 9 AM this morning RLD Amsterdam Tours has signed the agreement for tour guides in the Red Light District of Amsterdam with the city of Amsterdam. By signing this agreement RLD Amsterdam Tours has become an official partner with the city and other tour guides to reduce complaints from tour groups in the Red Light District.

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RLD Amsterdam Tours gives exclusive look into Red Light District

19/06/2017

Starting from June 2017 tourists who want to do a walking tour in the Red Light District of Amsterdam can get an exclusive look behind the scenes. RLD Amsterdam Tours will start offering 90 minute guided walking tours through the Red Light District with the option to actually take a look behind the scenes and even have a meet and greet with a real life prostitute during their tours.

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