9 streets

The area between Leidsestraat and Raadhuisstraat is known as De 9 Straatjes (The 9 Streets), named after the nine side streets connecting the main canals in the city centre. Together they constitute a charming neighbourhood full of unique shops, trendsetting fashion and wonderful places to drink and dine.

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...
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Time Trip Escape Room

Laurierstraat 88
1016 PP AMSTERDAM
At Amsterdam's Time Trip Escape Room, lovers of real-life adventure games can choose between two different games.

Terra

Reestraat 21
1016 DM AMSTERDAM
Pottery shop Terra stands out in the De 9 Straatjes (The 9 Streets) with its colourful and riotous shop window. Here they sell ant...

The Frozen Fountain

Prinsengracht 645
1016 HV AMSTERDAM
With two grand buildings on Amsterdam’s Prinsengracht, The Frozen Fountain has plenty of space to display design furniture, trendy...

Hester van Eeghen Schoenen

Hartenstraat 1
1016 CA AMSTERDAM
The successful Dutch bag designer Hester van Eeghen has also created a brilliant shoe collection, for which she now has a separate...

Beadies

Huidenstraat 6
1016 ES AMSTERDAM
The shiny beads and strass stones lure you into Beadies in the Huidenstraat.

De Vegetarische Traiteur

Rozengracht 217
1016 NA AMSTERDAM
Located on Amsterdam's bustling Rozengracht, this specialist vegetarian store offers a wide choice of delicious meat-substitutes, ...

Festina Lente

Looiersgracht 40B
1016 VS AMSTERDAM
Festina Lente on the Looiersgracht is actually more like a cosy living room than a café. The decor is a mishmash of things and the...

Episode

Berenstraat 1
1016 GG AMSTERDAM
Episode in the 9 Straatjes (9 Streets) and at the Waterlooplein is where you can score good second-hand clothes. Everything in thi...

Kaldi

Herengracht 300
1016 CD AMSTERDAM
The true tea and coffee addicts head to Kaldi on the corner in De 9 Straatjes (The 9 Streets). For tea enthusiasts: 50 sorts of or...

Juffrouw Splinter

Prinsengracht 230
1016 HE AMSTERDAM
Juffrouw Splinter on the Prinsengracht is a shop for all sorts of antiques and little knickknacks. The owner finds the cutest nost...