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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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...

Westerkerk

Prinsengracht 281
1016 GW AMSTERDAM
Located mere footsteps from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, this 17th-century Protestant church is the largest of its kind in t...
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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.

Homomonument

Prinsengracht/Westerkerk
1016 GW AMSTERDAM
Designed by Amsterdam-born artist Karin Daan in 1979, Amsterdam's Homomonument (gay monument) was the first of its kind. It was c...

Marlies Dekkers

Berenstraat 18
1016 GH AMSTERDAM
The internationally renowned Dutch lingerie designer Marlies Dekkers is famous for her geometric designs and playful details that ...

Laura Dols

Wolvenstraat 7
1016 EM AMSTERDAM
Laura Dols is a stalwart among Amsterdam’s vintage shops, offering fashion from different decades.

Carhartt Store

Hartenstraat 18
1016 CB AMSTERDAM
The Carhartt store in the Hartenstraat is the place to be for durable and sturdy clothing: The American Carhartt’s workers’ wear. ...
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Love Stories

Herengracht 296
1016 BX AMSTERDAM
Who says underwear has to be ordinary? At Dutch lingerie brand Love Stories, underwear is more like outerwear with its bold prints...

Universe on a T-shirt

Nieuwe Leliestraat 6
1015 SP AMSTERDAM
Go to Universe on a T-shirt in the Jordaan for unusual prints on T-shirts, hooded sweaters and baby-rompers. No nonsense texts but...

Karl Lagerfeld

Hartenstraat 16
1016 CB AMSTERDAM
Karl Lagerfeld remains one of the world’s most influential and iconic designers and his namesake fashion house is renowned for its...