The Achterdam is a red light district in the Dutch city of Alkmaar, 30 km North of Amsterdam. It is 300m long street with window-prostitution on both sides. Mainly Eastern-Europe girls are working in this area, since they are not allowed to work at other places in the Netherlands (such as De Wallen) without correct papers. The area has about 100 windows with rooms. ...more on Wikipedia about "Achterdam"
Clinton Plaza was a thriving but short-lived nightlife district in Bangkok, Thailand, located on Sukhumvit Road between Soi 13 and Soi 15. Its location was excellent, being midway between the Nana Entertainment Plaza to the west and the Soi Cowboy nightlife area to the east. ...more on Wikipedia about "Clinton Plaza"
The "Combat Zone," in Boston, Massachusetts, was the name given to the adult entertainment district in downtown centered on Washington Street between Boylston Street and Kneeland Street. It extended up Stuart Street to Park Square. The name "Combat Zone" came from a series of exposé articles on the area published in the 1960s in the Boston Record-American newspaper. ...more on Wikipedia about "Combat Zone (Boston)"
De Wallen, also known as Walletjes or Rosse Buurt, is the largest and best-known red-light district in ...more on Wikipedia about "De Wallen"
The Downtown Eastside (DTES) is the oldest neighbourhood in Vancouver and generally believed to be the poorest neighbourhood in all of Canada. ...more on Wikipedia about "Downtown Eastside"
Downtown Salt Lake City is the oldest district in Salt Lake City, Utah. The grid from which the entire city is laid out originates at Temple Square, the location of the Salt Lake City Temple. ...more on Wikipedia about "Downtown Salt Lake City"
Fortitude Valley, also known simply as the Valley is a suburb of central Brisbane, Australia. It is the hub of Brisbane's nightlife, renowned for its nightclubs and adult entertainment. It is also the hub for the gay scene, with many gay nightclubs and venues. In recent years, the reputation of the valley has improved, previously marred by crime and the high number of homeless people wandering the streets. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fortitude Valley, Queensland"
Geylang is a neighbourhood in the city-state of Singapore east of the Central Area, Singapore's central business district. This also places it east of the Singapore River. ...more on Wikipedia about "Geylang"
Gropecunt Lane was a name used in Oxford and London and other English towns and cities in the Middle Ages for streets where prostitutes conducted their business. There was also a Gropecunt Lane in Dublin, Ireland near where the Savoy Theatre is now. Later sensibilities changed many names of streets bearing this name to more polite variations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gropecunt Lane"
Kabukicho (歌舞伎町) is a district in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan. A red-light district and location of many hostess bars, the neighborhood is a major shopping, restaurant, and nightclub area as well. The district's name comes from late-1940s plans to build a kabuki theater: although the theater was never built, the name stuck. The area has many movie theaters, and located near Shinjuku, Seibu Shinjuku, and several other major railway and subway stations, tickets to its top attractions can be scarce. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kabukicho"
Kamathipura (also spelled Kamthipura) is Mumbai's oldest and Asia's largest red-light district. The area was set up by the British for their troops, which acted as their official "comfort zone". This small region boasted the most exotic consorts. When the British left India, the Indian sex workers took over. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kamathipura"
Kings Cross is an inner-city district in the London Borough of Camden 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Charing Cross. However, the neighbouring London Borough of Islington also has some claim on the name—Islington, south of Barnsbury and the Regent's Canal and west of Calshot Street is generally regarded as part of Kings Cross. ...more on Wikipedia about "King's Cross, London"
Kings Cross is a former suburb that is now an inner-city locality of Sydney. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kings Cross, New South Wales"
Nana Plaza (officially Nana Entertainment Plaza; shortened NEP) is a red-light district in Bangkok. It lies on Sukhumvit Road Soi 4 across from the Nana hotel ( ) and allegedly takes its name from an Indian family that owns the land. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nana Plaza"
Patpong ( Thai พัฒน์พงษ์) is an entertainment district in Bangkok, Thailand, catering mainly, though not exclusively, to foreign tourists and expatriates. While Patpong is internationally known as a red light district at the heart of Bangkok's sex industry, the city in fact has numerous red-light districts that are far more popular with Thai men. A busy night market aimed at tourists is also located in Patpong. ...more on Wikipedia about "Patpong"
Pigalle is an area in Paris, France around Place Pigalle (a plaza) on the border between the 9th and the 18th arrondissements, named after the sculptor Jean-Baptiste Pigalle ( 1714- 1785). The area is famous for being a touristic red-light district, with many sex shops on Place Pigalle and the main boulevards and prostitutes operating in the side streets. ...more on Wikipedia about "Pigalle"
A red-light district is a neighborhood where prostitution is a common part of everyday life. The term was first recorded in the United States around 1890, and derives from the practice of placing a red light in the window to indicate to customers the (often illegal but victimless) nature of the business. ...more on Wikipedia about "Red-light district"
The Reeperbahn is a street in Hamburg's St. Pauli district, the centre of Hamburg's nightlife and also the city's red-light district. In German it is also called "die sündige Meile" ("the sinful mile"), or simply "der Kiez". ...more on Wikipedia about "Reeperbahn"
Shahi Mohalla, also known as Hira Mandi (literally "Diamond Market"), is today known for being the red-light district of Lahore, Pakistan. It was originally the center of the city's tawaif culture in the Mughal era. It is located in the northwest corner of the Walled City of Lahore, next to Roshnai Gate, Badshahi Masjid, Lahore Fort, and Hazuri Bagh. ...more on Wikipedia about "Shahi Mohalla"
Soho is an area of London's West End in the City of Westminster. It is roughly the area bounded by Oxford Street to the north, Regent Street to the west, Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square to the south, and Charing Cross Road in the east. The area to the west is known as Mayfair. ...more on Wikipedia about "Soho"
Soi Cowboy is an adult nightlife area in Bangkok, Thailand. A short street with some 40 bars, it is similar to Nana Plaza and Patpong and caters mainly to tourists and expatriates. ...more on Wikipedia about "Soi Cowboy"
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St Kilda is a suburb of Melbourne, the capital city of the state of Victoria, in Australia. It is located in the municipality of City of Port Phillip. ...more on Wikipedia about "St Kilda, Victoria"
Storyville was the legalized prostitution district of New Orleans, Louisiana from 1897 through 1917. ...more on Wikipedia about "Storyville"
Sunset Boulevard (officially known as West Sunset Boulevard, except in Beverly Hills) is a street in the western part of Los Angeles County, California, that stretches from Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Coast Highway at the Pacific Ocean in the Pacific Palisades. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sunset Boulevard"
The Block is a stretch of East Baltimore Street in Baltimore, Maryland that is home to strip clubs, porn shops and other " adult entertainment" venues. ...more on Wikipedia about "The Block (Baltimore)"
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