Shopping Areas


Shopping in Amsterdam is quite diverse. The main two shopping streets are Kalverstraat and Leidsestraat, which are connected by the Koningsplein and Heiligeweg. If you are looking for more unique boutique-like shops and independent stores, then you should head to the smaller shopping areas such as De 9 Straatjes, the Canal Belt West with the shopping streets Haarlemmerdijk, Haarlemmerstraat, Herenstraat and Prinsenstraat. These areas have a wide variety of charming shops and speciality stores.

For more luxury shopping and the high-end fashion designers P.C. Hooftstraat is the place to be, including the close by Van Baerlestraat and Cornelis Schuytstraat. There are some shopping streets and areas further out of the city centre of Amsterdam, but on this site we focus more on the shopping in the city centre of Amsterdam.
Go to the details & reviews page of the shopping area De Jordaan in Amsterdam Spread out in the many charming streets of the Jordaan district, you will find all kinds of independent fashion stores, artist's studios and small galleries. In the Westerstraat you will find stores such as: Dutch Design Collective Moooi, Gsus sindustries and American Apparel. The Jordaan also includes the Noordermarkt with its Farmers market on Saturdays.

When taking a rest in between the shopping, there is plenty to choose from a wide variety of bars, restaurants and/or lunch places.
Open:
Opening hours may differ per store, but roughly the opening hours are:
Sun: 12.00 to 17.00 (if open at all)
Mon: 13.00 to 18.00
Tue to Sat: 10.00 to 18.00
Thu: evening opening till 21.00
Website:
Jordaan WEB and Jordaan Info
Go to the details & reviews page of the main shopping streets Kalverstraat and Leidsestraat in Amsterdam The two main shopping streets in Amsterdam’s city centre are the Kalverstraat and the Leidsestraat. Here you will find most, international and national, chain stores, such as: H&M, Zara, Esprit, Jack & Jones, Blokker (Dutch household store), Sissy-Boy and many, many others. In between these major brands you will find some independent stores, worthwhile visiting.

The two streets are connected by the Heiligeweg, where you will find brands such as Puma, Diesel and MAC Cosmetics.
Open:
Opening hours may differ per store, but roughly the opening hours are:
Sun: 12.00 to 17.00
Mon: 13.00 to 18.00
Tue to Sat: 09.00 to 18.00
Thu: evening opening till 21.00
Go to the details & reviews page of the shopping street P.C. Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat and Cornelis Schuytstraat in Amsterdam Are you more into designer brands? P.C. Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat and Cornelis Schuytstraat have them all. These designer shopping streets are in the Museum District (Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum) and offer the majority of Amsterdam’s luxury boutiques and fashion designer shops.

The P.C. Hooftstraat is Amsterdam’s most high-end and exclusive shopping street, where all major international and national fashion designers and brands are represented.
Open:
Opening hours may differ per store, but roughly the opening hours are:
Mon: 13.00 to 18.00
Tue to Sat: 10.00 to 18.00
Thu: evening opening till 21.00
Sun: 12.00 to 17.00
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