Red Light District Alkmaar

The red light district of Alkmaar is located in the middle of the old center of the North Holland cheese city.

This Alkmaar red light district consists of 69 rooms that sex workers can rent per day. This has been happening since 1973. Since the turn of the century, the rooms may only be operated with a permit from the municipality. Operator Achterdam Alkmaar owns 26 of the 69 rooms in the red light district of Alkmaar. With rooms on the street and in the passages, we offer every sex worker a workplace that suits her.

Sex work in Alkmaar in a nutshell
Already in the Middle Ages people could go for paid sex in Alkmaar. At that time, the Achterdam was not the red light district, but the current Vrouwenstraat, then called the Bordeelsteeg. The Christian church considered sex work objectionable, but also necessary to protect other women against rape and virginity. In the following centuries regulations followed prohibitions and vice versa. However, during periods when brothels were allowed, they were often not allowed to be seen and passers-by were not allowed to enter. Until in 1973 the first brothel on the Achterdam - at that time still a street that mainly accommodated traditional craftsmen such as barrel makers, hat makers and rope makers - was opened. The starting point of the famous red light district in Alkmaar.

A safe place for sex workers
Are you looking for a workplace in a professional and safe environment in the red light district of Alkmaar? At Achterdam Alkmaar you can be sure of a clean room, good sanitary facilities and a lot of activity. A room costs € 135 per day and you can count on:

  • Air conditioning and underfloor heating
  • Television and Wi-Fi
  • Alarm and surveillance
  • Large and neat rooms
  • Female friendly staff
  • High hygiene standard

Feel free to come and meet Achterdam Alkmaar, the operator of the red light district in Alkmaar!

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