City Card shopping basket
Total

Shopping in Amsterdam

With everything from multi-storey department stores and exclusive boutiques to antiques and contemporary Dutch design, Amsterdam inspires even the most discerning shopper.

Amsterdam – a shopper’s dream 

A city reputed for its innovation and creativity, Amsterdam is home to many established and budding fashion talents. From the club scene to the catwalk, the city is a source of inspiration for stylish individuals. In addition to all the big brands, fashion chains (on Kalverstraat and Leidsestraat) and international designers, Amsterdam boasts numerous up-and-coming Dutch designers and independent shops. The city is also big on denim, being home to multiple denim brands, shops and designers. 

Shopping areas in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has many different shopping areas. Each has its own character, which means that in addition to getting your shopping fix, you can check out new beautiful and interesting neighbourhoods and enjoy strolling around. From the hip Nine Streets – narrow streets nestled between the historic canals of the canal ring – through the luxury boutiques in grand Oud Zuid to vintage delights around Waterlooplein, soak up the vibe of the area you’re in and don’t forget to do some people-watching!

Design, markets and more

But of course, it’s not only fashion you can shop for in Amsterdam. There is also a great selection of design and interiors shops, where you can stock up on various objects, decoration, kitchenware, textiles and more. Dutch design enjoys a great reputation for being beautiful, yet practical, even pragmatic, and often with an air of dry humour. You also shouldn’t forget to stock up on souvenirs. Plus there are many great markets that sell everything from organic produce through vintage fashion to general bric-a-brac. Lastly, those whose wallets are still not empty might consider looking at some diamonds...

Shopping in Amsterdam: Get inspired!

Hit the shops in Amsterdam

Shops in Amsterdam

Whether you're searching for the best souvenir, a unique vintage dress or the latest designer handbag, Amsterdam has the perfect shop for you! Hunt fo...

Shopping areas

There are many places in and around the city to get your retail fix - with different areas offering different shopping experiences. Here's I amsterdam...

Opening hours

Amsterdam is an excellent place to spend hours (window) shopping! In the city centre, you'll find a variety of shops open in the evenings, Sundays and...

Dutch Design

Amsterdam is a city known for its creativity and spirit of commerce. With roots in Calvinism and a rich history of successful trade during the Golden ...

Vintage shopping

Second-hand shopping puts the adventure back into shopping. Discovering that one special item you never knew you needed but can’t live without makes i...

I amsterdam Store

With a hand-picked selection of quality products from iconic Amsterdam brands as well as daily tips and advice on the best events and must-see attract...

Fashionable Amsterdam

A city reputed for its innovation and creativity, Amsterdam is home to many established and budding fashion talents. From the club scene to the catwal...

Dutch souvenirs

Don't forget to take home a small reminder of your trip to Amsterdam! But what's typically Dutch?

Local markets

Amsterdam's markets abound with the vibrant colours, smells and sights that define this multicultural city, meaning open-air markets are one of the be...

Luxury shopping

No matter what you’re looking for, Amsterdam is a shopper’s paradise. For those with more discerning taste, the city has an excellent selection of lux...

Diamond stores

Amsterdam's history in the diamond industry goes back more than 400 years and the city still remains a top European destination for all things that sp...