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) is the largest and best known red-light district in Amsterdam and consists of a network of alleys containing approximately three hundred one-room cabins rented by prostitutes who offer their sexual services from behind a window or glass door, typically illuminated with red lights.
These "kamers" are the most visible and typical kind of red light district sex work in Amsterdam and are a large tourist attraction.
Trade remained small scale though spread across the city.
The Damrak then became a harbor and it was around this area that the red light district first appeared.
The walled canals led to the names De Wallen and Walletjes (little walls).
Historically because of proximity to the harbor the area has attracted both prostitution and migrant populations and these are the features it is best known for today.From late Medieval times the trade started to be restricted.Often the madam and girls would venture out at night visiting pubs and inns to pick up clients.Parlours remained illegal but tolerated if kept hidden.
Married men and priests were forbidden to enter the area.
In 1578 during the Dutch Revolt against Spanish rule a Protestant city board was formed with fornication deemed punishable. They would work for a madam who provided room and board, protection and advice.