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Access: Makkelijk beloopbaar vanaf het Centraal station. Easily walkable from Central Station. De Opstapper (hoek Prinsengracht), bussen 18, 21 en 22 en tram3. The Opstapper (corner Prinsengracht), buses 18, 21 and 22 and tram3. Parkeergarage: Parking: Prins Hendrikkade 20a (€ 3.50 p/u) Prins Hendrikkade 20a (€ 3.50 p / h) Pinautomaat: ATM: Haarlemmerstraat, Haarlemmerdijk en Korte Prinsengracht Haarlemmerstraat, Haarlemmerdijk and Korte Prinsengracht Koopavond: Evening: Elke donderdag tot 21 uur. Every Thursday until 21 hours. Koopzondag: Sunday shopping: Enkele winkels zijn open op zondag. Some shops are open on Sunday.
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“coffee shops” (21 reviews)
“central station” (17 reviews)
“quirky shops” (4 reviews)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

Handy location for train station, and all shops including No 42 Snack shop that sells amazing chicken pita breads

Thank MrMrsDallas
Reviewed 12 October 2013 via mobile

Nice shops, a lot of places to drink coffee, have a nice lunch, laid back atmosphere, beautiful buildings

Thank Ineke1967
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This is one of my favourite streets in the city with its small shops, cafes and even coffee shops. it has a very mellow and laid back atmosphere and it leads to the beautiful Westerpark which is not as famous as the vondelpark but is...More

1  Thank Abale
Reviewed 8 October 2013

Start at the end of the Nieuwedijk, cross the bridge and fall into the Haarlemmerstraat / Haarlemmerdijk. You will find a lovely shopping street not (yet) "blurred" by the big name store chains, but many lovely little specialty shops and cosy cafe's and coffee places....More

2  Thank Frans K
Reviewed 18 August 2013

One of the most popular streets for shopping, very crowded during the day but certainly a pleasant place to stroll and admire the fantastic historical buildings of the city. Countless restaurants, pubs and coffee shops, enjoy also some tiny typical souvenir in one of the...More

2  Thank Magellano81
Reviewed 15 August 2013

We went down this street to visit the Marqt. Quite a busy little street. Lots of "coffee shops" but also lots of other tourist shops and restaurants.

1  Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 28 July 2013

You can see everything walking along this street - nice buildings of the very centre of Amsterdam, great number of restaurants and cafes, a lot of brand shops. The location won't let You miss this street - if You aren't planning going here, You are...More

1  Thank NVV
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Haarlemmerstraat is in a fabulous location, right next to Central station and Kalvestraat. It has plenty of different kinds of shops from shoe stores, clothing, restaurants and cafes. Its not as crazy busy as Kalvestraat but it is still a tourist hangout so if you...More

3  Thank on_high_heels
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Convenient to Central Station but filled with many independent stores selling all manner of things. Some excellent shoe stores, women's clothing stores, bakeries, and coffee shops, supermarket, ATM machines - there is something for everyone. A little more authentic than the tourist areas.

1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 15 April 2013

This is a very cool street with lots of little boutiques. Plenty to see! It's fun just walking around with no particular place to go.

3  Thank SylvieFrancois444
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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1 October 2016|
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Response from Juliadrusilla | Reviewed this property |
Vinnies is quirky and nice and they serve an excellent cappuccino!