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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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Lots to see!

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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 April 2013
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Ontario Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Haarlemmerstraat is a very nice street in Amsterdam, not far from the very center of the city, trams and train station. I stayed in a hotel there about 10 years ago, the street had such a nice vibe that whenever I'm in town I always find my way there. Plenty of charming retail spot to browse, plenty of options for... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2013

This is a street that has the Amsterdam Central Station on one end and Haarlemmerpoort on the other. A long street which has an abundance of cool cafes, restaurants, koffieshops and specialty food supply stores. Prices aren't cheap but it's worth the extra quality or hard to find nature of the products. Jay's Juice Bar (Haarlemmerstraat 14) is fabulous for... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

Took me a while to find Haarlemmerstraat but found it in my end. Nice mixture of different shops and coffeeshops. Avoid the Popeyes breakfast it wasn't worth the money, as for purchasing cannabis in Haarlemmerstraat, use the Dampkring directly across from Popeyes cpffeeshop, or popeyes if nothing in the Dampkring takes your fancy.

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1 Thank Daron87
scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2013

Lovely part of a/dam. Less busier than Dam Square and quitr a bit quieter than Leidseplein at night. Has a good few coffee shops if that's your thing and lots of nice quirky shops.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2013

Very nice street with lots of very original shops, from clothes to jewels, from cameras to one of the best movietheatres in town

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2013

Five minutes from Central Station, yet, a far cry from the tourist mile around the Dam and in the RLD. This street has it all, everything but high street shops. Don't forget admire the houses on this amazing street, especially at night. True, it has quite a few coffee shops, but don't get discouraged, that's part of this city. If... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2013

Only 500 meters away of the major trourist trap is a great place to meet the Real Amsterdam. Shops, pubs, restaurants where you can hide for weeks and not get bored.

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Austin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

There's something for everyone here. Clothing, food, press, coffee. I bustling area not far from Central Station.

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2012

Amazing, old street with nice little independent stores. Great for a somewhat different kind of shopping. You won't find something like H&M in this street. This is the Amsterdam I love

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