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Name Category Location
 
ABC Treehouse
For the past decade, the American Book Center has...
Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
American Book Center
What began in the early '70s as an erotic...
Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
Antiquariaat Kok
This antiquarian's heaven has, for the last 60...
Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
Athenaeum Boekhandel
Since the late '60s, this mainstay on the Spui...
Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
Athenaeum Nieuwscentrum
For the city's best selection of international...
Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
Betsy Palmer
Tucked away on a quiet part of the Rokin, this...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Old City Center
 
Betsy's
After hair salon-cum-clothing boutique Barrio's...
Jewelry / Accessories Old City Center
 
Boekenmarkt
The city has a number of book markets, though its...
Outdoor / Flea / Green Markets, Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
Bonebakker
In business since 1792, this is one of the city's...
Jewelry / Accessories Old City Center
 
Book Exchange
Redolent of a bygone era in a rural New England...
Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
C & A
Perched on the ever-busy Damrak, across the road...
Department Stores, Clothing Old City Center
 
Capsicum
Not your run-of-the-mill material store, this...
Household Items / Furniture Old City Center
 
Cave Rokin
As its name suggests, this independent liquor...
Wines / Spirits Old City Center
 
Concrete
Along with esoteric urban labels and vintage...
Clothing Old City Center
 
De Beestenwinkel
The delightful corner store has nothing but...
Toys Old City Center
 
De Bierkoning
Nearly 1,200 different types of beer can be...
Specialty Stores Old City Center
 
De Bijenkorf
Akin to, say, Macy's is "The Beehive," the...
Department Stores Old City Center
 
De Condomerie
A discreet, well-informed staff promote healthful...
Specialty Stores Old City Center
 
De Hoed van Tijn
You're forgiven for thinking you've time traveled...
Clothing Old City Center
 
De Klompenboer/Knuffels
Located in a former metro station, Knuffels is...
Toys, Gifts / Souvenirs Old City Center
 
De Slegte
Possibly the largest bookstore in Amsterdam,...
Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
Discostars
High piles of CD's obstruct the view to the...
Music Stores Old City Center
 
Dom
With its black walls, Prince-pumping sound...
Gifts / Souvenirs Old City Center
 
Droog
Besides exhibiting highlights of its collection,...
Household Items / Furniture Old City Center
 
The English Hatter
In 1935 this shop started out to provide the...
Clothing Old City Center
 
Evenaar Literaire Reisboekhandel
Armchair travelers and ground-stomping wayfarers...
Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
Fred de La Bretoniere
This is the shop to find a classic style that...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Old City Center
 
Galerie Ra
In 2010 this gallery-cum-shop moved to its...
Jewelry / Accessories Old City Center
 
Gassan Dam Square
One of the world's largest processors of...
Jewelry / Accessories Old City Center
 
Geels & Co.
Still run by the family Geels, this Warmoesstraat...
Food / Candy, Specialty Stores Old City Center
 
Gone with the Wind
Specializing in mobiles from around the world,...
Crafts, Toys Old City Center
 
Grimm Sieraden
Small but savvy, this boutique is known for...
Jewelry / Accessories Old City Center
 
H&M
Like IKEA, this sensational Swedish chain has...
Clothing Old City Center
 
Hans Appenzeller
Situated on a tiny street near the university is...
Jewelry / Accessories Old City Center
 
HEMA
Even the Dutch equivalent of Sears has high-style...
Department Stores, Household Items / Furniture Old City Center
 
Hogendoorn & Kaufman
Fancy a gift fit for a king? This shop sells the...
Gifts / Souvenirs, Ceramics / Glassware Old City Center
 
Jacob Hooy & Co.
Filled with teakwood canisters and jars bearing...
Food / Candy, Specialty Stores Old City Center
 
Jan Jansen
Forget fairy godmothers: this is where today's...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Old City Center
 
Joosje
A mix of funky vintage clothing and cheerful...
Clothing Old City Center
 
Jutka & Riska
An interesting mix of vintage, new design, and...
Clothing, Jewelry / Accessories Old City Center
 
Maison de Bonneterie
With its over-a-century-old skylighted cupola,...
Department Stores Old City Center
 
Nieuwmarkt
At the northern end of Kloverniersburgwal, the...
Outdoor / Flea / Green Markets Old City Center
 
Options!
Located on the Damrak, this fantastic store is...
Crafts, Gifts / Souvenirs Old City Center
 
Oudemanhuis Book Market
This tiny, venerable, covered book market is...
Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
Patta
Named after the Surinamese slang for "shoes,"...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Old City Center
 
Peek & Cloppenburg
This Dam mainstay specializes in durable...
Department Stores Old City Center
 
Postzegelmarkt
Philatelists, dust off your tweezers. During good...
Outdoor / Flea / Green Markets Old City Center
 
Premsela & Hamburger
Fine antique silver and jewelry have been...
Jewelry / Accessories, Antiques / Collectibles Old City Center
 
Profiles Hair & Body Spa
The friendly, apt staff, the natural products...
Spa / Beauty Old City Center
 
Puccini Bomboni
Seemingly dreamed up by Roald Dahl, this...
Food / Candy Old City Center
 
Rush Hour
In the Netherlands, this is the premier record...
Music Stores Old City Center
 
Salomon Stodel
When hunting for a piece of Royal Dutch...
Antiques / Collectibles Old City Center
 
Sukha
If you're looking for that special something that...
Household Items / Furniture, Clothing, Books / Stationery Old City Center
 
Tike Design
If Jonathan Adler and Dalí were roommates they...
Household Items / Furniture Old City Center
 
United Nude
Entering UN feels more like walking into an art...
Shoes / Luggage / Leather Goods Old City Center
 
Vezjun
A group of young fashion designers started this...
Clothing Old City Center
 
Vroom & Dreesmann
If Dutch department store behemoth De...
Department Stores Old City Center
 
Waterlooplein
This lopen-air market is a descendant of the...
Outdoor / Flea / Green Markets Old City Center

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