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Haarlemmerstraat

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Makkelijk beloopbaar vanaf het Centraal station. Easily...

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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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Thriving Area

Wandered up after visiting the market. What a thriving area with a great vibe. Great variety of shops and " coffee" shops. Funky clothes etc and closer to home than I thought.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 July 2016
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Wandered up after visiting the market. What a thriving area with a great vibe. Great variety of shops and " coffee" shops. Funky clothes etc and closer to home than I thought.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you want to be treated badly by arrogant staff then you have found the perfect place! If on the other hand you want a pleasant experience go somewhere else, anywhere else

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Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Haarlemerstraat has everything. Great place for a stroll with lots of bars, shops, cafes and coffeeshops.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

In this street you will find boutiques restaurants cafes coffee shops and even the oldest movie theater so it is definitely a place to be in Amsterdam!

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Thank Chabu H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Variety of shops and restaurants including 4 weed coffee shops selling interesting wares in trendy but unpretentious area 5 minutes walk from Central station. Great for people watching, safe for families providing you look right way for passing cyclists!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

This great street plus Haarlemmerdijk, just off Central Station has an amazing variety of shops. Try great sandwiches at Iberico, healthy organic foods at Marqt, Vinnies and Stach or Vietnamese. For shopping love the Tenue de Nimes stores, Sukha and Ontfront for fashion.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Nice little area very historic. Nothings changed in years. Lots of nice bakerys and pastrys. Watch out for the bikes though can be dangerous

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Relatively short street, plenty to see and do during the day, but not much after dusk...well situated for tasty food, souvenirs, and for those inclined, the "coffee shops". It is a busy, and fun district until around 7 pm, when most shops / restaurants closed for the day. It is Super close to the train station, and to the hop... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

This is a pretty small street but full of shops and restaurants. It is a little bit crowded, but mostly locals are around not tourist.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I love the Haarlemmerstraat because of all the food shops, cook shops and small restaurants. Unfortunately (from my point of view) the number of coffee shops (where soft drugs are sold) is increasing. Go to Meeuwigs for super olive oil and don't forget to visit the kookboekenwinkel (cookbook store)!

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