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...

Wittenburg

Raadhuisstraat 16
1016 DE AMSTERDAM
Louis Wittenburg is one of the oldest party shops in Amsterdam (in existence since 1901). Party & Halloween supplies, also sale of...

Marie-Stella-Maris

Keizersgracht 357
1016 EJ AMSTERDAM
Sustainable beauty brand Marie-Stella-Maris is the brainchild of Patrick Munsters , former creative director of Amsterdam-based de...

Me Chicas

Gasthuismolensteeg 11
1016 AM AMSTERDAM
This charming little boutique, Me Chicas, in the 9 Straatjes (9 Streets) sells Mexican ‘hippy chic’ jewellery. Owner Debbie learne...

Van hier tot Tokio

Prinsengracht 262
1016 HH AMSTERDAM
As soon as you go through the door of Van hier tot Tokio on the Rozengracht, you immediately step into the atmosphere of a Japanes...

Antonia by Yvette

Gasthuismolensteeg 16
1016 AN AMSTERDAM
Discover a collection of women’s shoes and handbags not often seen elsewhere in the Netherlands. Alongside the shop’s own exclusiv...

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...

M-E-K serviezen

Hartenstraat 11
1016 BZ AMSTERDAM
M-E-K stands for Modern Exclusief Keramiek (Modern Exclusive Ceramics); thus they have a huge selection of dinner services supplem...

Bluespoon Bar

Prinsengracht 587
1016 HT AMSTERDAM
Bluespoon Bar is located on the ground floor of the Andaz Amsterdam, a stunning luxury hotel situated on the Prinsengracht. Just l...