9 Small Streets (De 9 Straatjes) Shopping, Amsterdam

9 Small Streets (De 9 Straatjes) Shopping (Self Guided), Amsterdam

Embark on a fun-filled shopping trip to the Grachtengordel district in the Old City. In 2013, Condé Nast Traveler caught on to what many in the city have known for years, and that is that the 9 Small Streets area of Amsterdam offers a unique shopping experience. The prestigious travel magazine gave it a special mention, and no wonder when you see what is waiting for you.

The Nine Streets encompasses nine picturesque shopping streets that between them host more than 200 stores. They include some of the best fashion shops in the city as well as bookshops and design shops. Fashionistas in particular have much to look forward to with a visit to the area. There are racks filled with the latest fashions from some of the hottest up-and-coming Dutch designers around as well as jewelry pieces and lots of vintage clothing. This is the place to be to find an attention-grabbing outfit or to experiment with a bold new look.

Highlights of this part of the city include Wolvenstraat for men's fashions and Hartenstraat for women. There are plenty of expensive luxury items on sale as well as bargains for those who are more conscious of their budget. Along the way, stop in a trendy bar or café and spoil yourself with some fine dining in one of the restaurants.
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9 Small Streets (De 9 Straatjes) Shopping Map

Guide Name: 9 Small Streets (De 9 Straatjes) Shopping
Guide Location: Netherlands » Amsterdam
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.5 Km or 0.9 Miles
Author: Xena
Gasthuismolensteeg 6

1) Gasthuismolensteeg 6

Gasthuismolensteeg 9

2) Gasthuismolensteeg 9

Hartenstraat 17

4) Hartenstraat 17

Reestraat corner with Keizersgracht

5) Reestraat corner with Keizersgracht

Reestraat 19

6) Reestraat 19

Wolvenstraat 8

8) Wolvenstraat 8

Wolvenstraat corner with Herengracht

9) Wolvenstraat corner with Herengracht

Oude Spiegelstraat corner with Herengracht

10) Oude Spiegelstraat corner with Herengracht

Wijde Heisteeg corner with Herengracht

11) Wijde Heisteeg corner with Herengracht

Huidenstraat 12

13) Huidenstraat 12

Keizersgracht 353

14) Keizersgracht 353

Walking Tours in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Create Your Own Walk in Amsterdam

Create Your Own Walk in Amsterdam

Creating your own self-guided walk in Amsterdam is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Jewish Quarter Walking Tour

Jewish Quarter Walking Tour

The Jodenbuurt (Jewish Quarter) of Amsterdam had been the center of the Dutch Jewish community from the 16th century up until the Second World War. The neighborhood is best known as the birthplace of Baruch Spinoza, the home of Rembrandt, and the Jewish ghetto under the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.

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Southern Canal Belt Walking Tour

Southern Canal Belt Walking Tour

Grachtengordel (Dutch for the Canal District) is an international icon of urban planning and architecture in Amsterdam. Still very much intact after four centuries, the area is known for its small bridges, crossing canals, and 17th-century homes. Forming a horseshoe around the Old City Centre, the Canal Ring comprises Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Prinsengracht canals, built during...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles
Jordaan Walking Tour

Jordaan Walking Tour

The Jordaan district of Amsterdam is a popular neighborhood renowned for its charming, narrow streets, quaint courtyards, and picturesque canals. Replete with beautiful historic houses, many of which have been converted into cozy cafés, trendy boutiques, and art galleries, this district has a distinctive atmosphere that sets it apart from other areas in the city.

The Jordaan was originally...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 Km or 1.5 Miles
City Center Walking Tour

City Center Walking Tour

The inner-most borough and historic heart of Amsterdam, known locally as Centrum, is a tightly woven network of canals and overlapping micro-neighborhoods, each bursting with their own unique vibe and history. Formerly a working-class area, this district is reputed for its traditional community spirit, radical politics and historic brown bars.

Here, all within an easy walking distance you will...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 Km or 1.4 Miles
Western Canal Belt Walking Tour

Western Canal Belt Walking Tour

Western Canal Belt is a historic neighborhood in Amsterdam that forms part of the larger Canal Ring, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which comprises a web of concentric canals. The three main canals making up the Western Belt are Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Prinsengracht. They are lined with beautiful and somewhat bizarre gabled houses that were built by prosperous merchants in the 17th century,...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
Amsterdam Introduction Walking Tour

Amsterdam Introduction Walking Tour

“Dancing to its own beat,” the Dutch capital Amsterdam is famous for its unusual life rhythm that is manifested in the air of canals, coffee shops, and the Red Light District, as well as many other things that altogether draw annually over five million visitors to the city.

A place where “hipness meets history”, Amsterdam emerged in the late 12th century as a small fishing village...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 Km or 3.2 Miles

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