Places in Amsterdam

Famous landmarks and highlights

Restaurant tips by local experts

All restaurants

Bars and nightlife

All bars and pubs

Attractions, museums and things to do

All attractions

Centuries of creativity

Described by many as a village, Amsterdam packs the cultural punch of a city many times its size. While still retaining a bit of a ‘sex, drugs and rock 'n’ roll' reputation, Amsterdam is now more about being a ‘creative city’ where the high standards set by such Golden Age painters as Rembrandt are maintained. The city has become a global hub for art, design, architecture and advertising, but one where all its attractions are just a short and scenic bike ride away.

Shopping in Amsterdam

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  • Local's picks
  • Famous


  • Apollolaan
  • Canal Ring
  • De Pijp
  • Jordaan
  • Museum Quarter
  • Old Centre
  • Plantage
  • Vondelpark


  • Gifts
  • Fashion
  • Home décor
  • Food
  • Shoes
  • Jewelry
  • Cosmetics
  • Art
  • Antiques
  • Bookstore
  • Toys
  • Market
  • Beverages
  • Sports and travel
  • Accessories
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    The Frozen Fountain

    The best of Dutch home design
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    Big & Belg

    Big brands for the little ones
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    Unicorn Boutique

    For small unicorns and their moms
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    Helden & Boeven

    Books for kids
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    Archive Store

    Unique finds for children
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    Unique gifts and treasures
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    For kids from 0 - 16 years
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    Kids concept store
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    Trendy clothing for kids
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    Kids to Kids

    Sustainable children's fashion
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    Amsterdam Vintage Watches

    Specialists in vintage watches and jewelry
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    Affordable bespoke tailoring
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    L'Étoile de Saint Honoré

    Luxury vintage store
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    Quality clothing and footwear for all ages
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    Tenue de Nimes

    Passion for denim
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    Footwear label from Amsterdam
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    Popular hobby store
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    Amsterdam's amazing food court
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    Six and Sons

    Interiors, furniture and more
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    Clothing for him
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    &Klevering Centraal

    Home decor, and more
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    Hear Hear

    A beautiful collection of treasures
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    Quality souvenirs
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    Bicycle shop and cafe
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    Broer & Zus

    Excellent clothing for little fashion models
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    De Kinderfeestwinkel

    Favorite toy store in Amsterdam
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    Hair, style and fashion
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    Het Faire Oosten

    Sustainability and creativity
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    Tea Bar

    Over 100 different teas
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    Store Without a Home

    From pop-up to permanent
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    STACH food

    Organic food shop
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    Quality yoga clothing
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    Stamps, prints and stationery
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    Busy neighborhood market
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    Harvest and Company

    Vintage and coffee
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    Back Stage

    Professional makeup and theater supplies
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    International beauty brands
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    Skins Cosmetics

    International cosmetics
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    American natural cosmetics
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    M·A·C Cosmetics

    Professional makeup and cosmetics
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    De Tuinen

    Organic and health food chain founded in 1981
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    Van Dijk en Ko

    Beautiful vintage and antiques
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    Perfume Lounge

    Haute parfumerie
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    Denham The Jeanmaker

    Jeans for the ladies
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    All about your health
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    Exclusive fashion
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    Fashion concept store
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    Shop and gallery, with a focus on wood
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    Nostalgic music store
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    NeighbourFood Market

    The finest street food in Amsterdam
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    Caulils Delicatessen

    For food connoisseurs
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    Haarlemmerplein Wednesday Market

    Organic market on Marnixstraat
    Locals' Pick
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    Hutspot Amsterdam

    The perfect mix of simply everything
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    Raw Materials

    Unusual furniture and decorations
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    Friday Next

    Concept store for interior, fashion and design
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    Pols Potten

    Inspiring home decor
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    Pure eye candy
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    Innovative design
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    Droog Amsterdam

    Home and office design
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    Acne Studios

    Sweden's favorite fashion brand
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    For small brands with big potential
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    Tenue des Nimes

    The best denim and more
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    The Otherist

    For something truly different
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    Fashion, food and art
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    Hip, stylish and sustainable
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    A meeting place for fashion
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    Charlie + Mary

    Ethical fashion pioneers
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    Jutka & Riska

    Fashion, vintage and more
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    Neef Louis

    Designer vintage and funky second hand
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    Fair + Fair

    Only the fairest fair stuff
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    Handmade beauties
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    Organic supermarket
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    De Kasstoor&Wonen2000

    A specialty shop outfitting bedrooms and baths
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    Artplein Spui

    Open-air art exhibit every Sunday in the heart of Amsterdam
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    Antiquariaat Brinkman

    Antiquarian and secondhand bookstore since 1948
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    Abraham Kef's

    The oldest French cheese shop in Amsterdam
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    Sensi Seed Bank

    Catalogue shop specializing in marijuana
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    The Bulldog

    A traveler’s hotel, coffeeshop and store
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    A great shopping area with restaurants, clubs, and museums
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    Webers Holland

    Avant-garde sexy designer leather fashions and more
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    Victoria Gifts

    All sorts of gift items at reasonable prices
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    Simon Levelt

    A tea and coffee store at Westermarkt
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    Puccini Bomboni

    A chocolate store par excellence
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    Peek and Cloppenburg

    A moderately priced department store near the Dam
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    New and antique jewelry, silver, and paintings
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    Chocolaterie Pompadour

    An eat-in or take-out pastry shop
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    P.G.C. Hajenius

    Purveyor of cigars, pipes, smoking accessories, and gifts
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    Nieuws Innoventions

    A souvenir extravaganza
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    Mister B

    A gay leather shop in the heart of Warmoesstraat
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    A business hotel offering space for suites, stores, projects
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    Mechanisch Speelgoed

    More than a nostalgic toy store, something for everyone
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    Mathieu Hart

    Selling fine antiques since 1878 in Amsterdam
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    Magna Plaza

    A shopping mall filled with specialty shops
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    A wholesale store for natural therapeutic drugs
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    La Savonnerie

    Decorative scented soaps handmade from natural ingredients
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    Jorrit Heinen Royal Gifts and Collectables

    This is an art gallery that sells Delftware
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    Jacob Hooy

    All things healthy, savory, aromatic, and natural are sold here
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    A chain discount department store
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    H. P. de Vreng en Zonen

    A centuries old distillery of Dutch liqueurs and gins
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    Unique and innovative jewelry and repairs
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    Gerda's Bloemen & Planten

    An elegant floral shop featuring exotic flowers
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    Galleria d'Arte Rinascimento

    Beautiful hand-painted Delftware emporium
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    Girlie articles for sale, from lingerie to sex toys
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    A quaint store near Spui with volumes of travel literature
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    A unisex vintage clothing store in two locations
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    De Ware Jacob

    A small but personable wine and whiskey shop
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    De Kaaskamer

    One of Amsterdam’s best cheese stores and delicatessen
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    Condomerie Het Gulden Vlies

    The world’s first condom specialty store
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    Charly Fashion BV‎

    In the former location of Carla V
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    Boekhandel Vrolijk

    A bookstore for gays and lesbians at the Dam
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    Betsy Palmer

    Trendy women’s footwear and designer shoes for sale
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    BLGK Edelsmeden

    Artisan designed, hand made jewelry at affordable prices
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    Athenaeum Boekhandel & Nieuwscentrum

    A large independent bookstore co-owned by the staff
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    American Book Center

    Possibly the largest USA-style bookstore in Europe
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    't Curiosa Winkeltje

    A vintage shop in the 9 Streets area
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    Van Ravenstein

    Designer Clothing store in the Nines Street neighborhood

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    A colorful, quirky, fun shop for souvenirs
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    Frozen Fountain

    A unique furniture store showcasing Dutch style and home design
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    De Bijenkorf

    Since 1870, the biggest department store in Amsterdam
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    Floating flower market
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    Charming market in a charming area
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    Albert Cuypmarkt

    Amsterdam's largest general market
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    The city's flea market