The Dutch capital will prohibit guided visits to the area in an effort to tackle overcrowding by tourists and improve working conditions for prostitutes.

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  • Amsterdam sex workers angry at red light district tours ban
    AMSTERDAM — The city of Amsterdam’s latest attempt to rein in the nuisance of over-tourism by banning guided tours of the red light district has run into opposition from some of the people it is ...
    04/5/2019 - 7:20 am | View Link
  • Sex workers slam Amsterdam’s ban on tours to the red light district as ‘no tourist is no income for us’
    Many have claimed the tours are actually a good thing for both their income and education of visitors They also fear the fall in foot traffic will affect their earnings, due to the lower foot traffic. ...
    04/2/2019 - 9:15 pm | View Link
  • Sex workers angry about Amsterdam red light district tour ban
    Amsterdam’s Prostitution Information Centre, which is in the same building as Proud, offers its own red light district tours. The total ban on guided tours, which is due to start on January 1, is the ...
    04/2/2019 - 12:49 am | View Link
  • Amsterdam to ban guided tours of red light district
    The noise and overcrowding created by endless lines of tourists, as well as the perception of Amsterdam as a city of sex workers, has convinced the city government to ban tours of the red light ...
    03/28/2019 - 6:24 pm | View Link
  • Amsterdam to ban guided tours of red light district
    Tourists have always flocked to Amsterdam for its iconic canals, rich museums and beautiful cycling. But for some of today's tourists, all these pleasures are trumped by the allure of gawking at the ...
    03/27/2019 - 1:05 pm | View Link
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  • Amsterdam bans 'disrespectful' red-light district tours as ...
    Tourists will no longer be able to flock and gawk at the infamous attractions of Amsterdam’s red-light district through any official guided tours, effective Jan. 1 of next year. City officials ...
    03/24/2019 - 1:14 pm | View Website
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