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The finest shops and fashion boutiques can be found in Amsterdam. Whether you prefer a one-stop mall with department stores and designer shops, or outdoor market-style browsing, the city teems with plenty of opportunities for shoppers to get their stroopwafels, Dutch cheese and even…clogs!


If you like shopping or if you just like to visit the interesting shops, the biggest Amsterdam department store, centrally located at Dam square is not to be missed. The Bijenkorf is an institution. Not only because of the quality of it's up market choice and sometimes high prices. The store contains a restaurant and a coffee bar and art gallery. It organizes festivities, concerts, fashion shows, cultural travels and exhibitions.

  • Department store
  • Lifestyle elements
  • Exclusive shops
  • Dam Square

The Westerkerk and Jordaan district

The Jordaan is filled with many restaurants, bars, speciality shops and modern art galleries, making it a favourite place for students, artists and young professionals. The Westerkerk, located on the Prinsengracht, is one of the most beautiful churches of Amsterdam.

  • Westerkerk
  • Guided tours
  • Bars and restaurants
  • Shopping and markets

De 9 Straatjes

"De 9 straatjes" are nine side streets located between the four canals on the west side of the city centre. These streets are well known for their variety of trendy bars, lunch rooms and restaurants, as well as many designer shops and boutiques.

  • Fashion boutiques
  • Galleries
  • Exclusive shops
  • 9 straatjes

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