Amsterdam Red Light
Which are Amsterdam red light hotspots?
A short list…
As you may know, the Amsterdam red light district is a very popular
place in the Netherlands. For many people, it is unlike any place else as it embraces all the virtues and vices
people are known to. It covers a large area in the oldest part of the city and it has been servicing the personal
needs and desires of locals and visitors for five centuries.
Where is Rossebuurt?
The Amsterdam red light district is also well known as the
"Rossebuurt". It is consists of three sub-districts: the main area is in the Walletjes are located between Centraal
Station and Nieuwenmarkt; the Singel, located between Raadhuistraat and Centraal Station; and de Pijp, situated
behind the Rijksmuseum. It is worth noting that it is here where women of all nationalities parade their wares in
red-fringed window parlors. Many of these women are ready to offer more than a school boy peep show in a private
The Amsterdam red light district is also well-known for the pads of
men, young and old, couples holding hands and pointing in shock of it all, giggling groups of women celebrating a
hen night, as well as busloads of Japanese tourists toting cameras but not in the direction of the female
entertainers for it is strictly banned. In Amsterdam red light district, you might get trouble if you do
There are several hotspots in the red light district of Amsterdam.
Few of them are mentioned below, so please read on.
De Bananenbar is owned by the owners of the Casa Rosso, another
famous red light hotspot. Here, active audience participation is highly encouraged as bananas are transformed into
erotic devices by the hostesses. It is basically due to this kind of entertainment that De Bananenbar was made
popular among tourists and stag parties. Also, there is a semi-negotiable cover charge here; however, once you are
in, the drinks are on the house.
Casa Rosso is actually the hottest spot in the Amsterdam red light
district. It is the most famous and certainly the largest night club, which is located in the middle of the red
light district. This place is well-known for its clean and comfortable erotic theater, which manages to create a
family atmosphere, making it a must see for every tourist. Also, in this particular area of Amsterdam red light
district, live shows with audience participation are present every night.
Moulin Rouge is but another hotspot in the Amsterdam red light
district well-known for its erotic theatre. The erotic theater of the Moulin Rouge embraces the tradition of its
famous Paris counterpart, which features striptease and live shows.
If what you are after is a sex shop in Amsterdam red light district,
Absolute Danny deserves a special mention. This is actually one of the first shops managed entirely by a woman, and
the atmosphere here is said to be distinctly different from the basic shop. As commonly noted, the orientation in
this place is towards fetish clothing, with a number of clothes, lingerie and corsets in rubber, PVC, see-through
and leather. Also, in this shop, accessories abound. You will greatly find books, jewelry, videos, erotic art, and
the traditional sex articles like the one and only Tarzan vibrator.