The Nine Little Streets
Do you know this feeling? Yet another C&A, H&M, Sephora, Xenos, Douglas or Adidas Store. They spoil your feel-good-shopping-mood. All you do in Amsterdam is to head straight for the Nine Streets in the heart of city for a completely different shopping experience. These nine shopping streets are a delightful maze of intersecting streets with exclusive boutiques and shops interspersed with a multitude of outdoor cafes and places to eat. Here you will find everything for a full day shopping.
Berenstraat, Gasthuismolensteeg, Hartenstraat, Huidenstraat, Oude Spiegelstraat, Reestraat, Runstraat, Wijde Heisteeg and Wolvenstraat are nine streets that intersect Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. You will find here a charming diveristity of shops and boutiques. From cheese to chocolate and from sexy lingerie to sneakers.
The Nine Streets shopping area is a charming collection of trendy fashion and delightful gift shops. Here you will find everything you want but don’t need from iconic trainers, handmade jewellery to delectable chocolates. The Nine Streets are famous not only for haute couture but also for retro and second hand fashion.
Not to Be Missed
Hartenstraat 14: The Gamekeeper – over 1000 board games in stock.
Gasthuismolensteeg 1: Sas design – Silver jewellery with a touch of Victorian charm.
Gasthuismolensteeg 7: Spectacle Shop and Museum – retro and new spectacle frames.
Opening hours for most shops are from 11.00 – 18.00 or 19.00. Opening hours on Sundays are from 12.00 – 17.00 or 18.00. Some shops are closed on Mondays.
photo credit Marianne Crone