Sex trade laws were radically liberalised by the German government in 2002 but a documentary called Sex - Made In Germany estimates that over one million men pay for sex every day.
In 2002, the government changed the law in an effort to improve the legal situation of prostitutes.
However, the social stigmatization of prostitutes persists and many prostitutes continue to lead a double life.
Germany is a federation of 16 states, roughly corresponding to regions with their own distinct and unique cultures.
Prostitution in Germany is legal, and so are brothels.
Laws were originally relaxed in the hope that they would offer a degree of protection to prostitutes who now have access to the basic things like health insurance and benefits.
But more than a decade on the changes in the law have brought criticism from those who claim that they have simply made it easier for traffickers to force foreign girls into prostitution, according to The Guardian.
Germany, (officially: the Federal Republic of Germany), (German: Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is the largest country in Central Europe.
It is bordered to the north by Denmark, to the east by Poland and the Czech Republic, to the south by Austria and Switzerland, and to the west by France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Some basic 'deutsche' words used in the adult nightlife, you might find them in the german daily newspaper and magazines advertisment section.
Deutscher Bordell Führer is a German Brothel Guide. Sex Clubs are called the same, Sexclub but also could be called Studios, Salons, Begleitagenturen, Laufhäuser, Bordelle, Puffs, Saunas.