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Hema

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Address: 208 Kalverstraat, 1012 XH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 422 8988
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There are more than twelve Hema department stores around Amsterdam that...

There are more than twelve Hema department stores around Amsterdam that offer everything from soup to nuts.

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Nice place to get a delicious and cheap sandwich

Hema department stores are a great place to buy inexpensive items for the home and, strangely enough, to get freshly made delicious sandwiches. Their Filet Americain sandwich... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
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Maryland
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Maryland
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Hema department stores are a great place to buy inexpensive items for the home and, strangely enough, to get freshly made delicious sandwiches. Their Filet Americain sandwich, which is similar to steak tartare (and nothing American about it) are absolutely delicious, served on fresh crusty baguette. We kept going back for more whenever we saw a Hema store during our... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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857 reviews
703 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 346 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Visited this place mostly due to the curiosity of the name which is a common name in Sri-Lanka. It has everything one needs.A lovely place. Took a photo of the name board to share with friends in Sri-Lanka.

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1 Thank DilrukshiH
Israel
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125 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

It's a big department store. You can find small branches and big ones where you can find everything with a descent prices. I love their face lotion "look at the mirror and guess my name" nice and cheap

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2 Thank IrisIsrael
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344 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Very tasty and crunchy smoked sausage. It's a supermarket so you can see a long queue for the sausage. They also sell other pastries which is good too.

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1 Thank Patrick T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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436 reviews
282 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Everything you need, Hema will have it. Perfect place for quick shopping. Delicious snack and chocolate to fruits. Cheap price and good quality product.

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3 Thank Ragu88
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Well, i wasn't buy anything in Hema yet except the rookworst (smoked sausage) since i don't live permanently in the country. The rookworst were taste really good for me. I took it with including the bread, made it looks like a hotdog 😀 combine with mustard. I bought it in Schiphol Plaza anyway. Enjoy!!!

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1 Thank Eric H
tonypandy
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

really good value for a quick light lunch or an afternoon coffee, At lunch you can a soup ( out of a choice of 2) and a filled sizeable roll for 4;50 Euro and afternoons a small coffee & small piece of cake for 1.00 Euro.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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649 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2016

When I go visit family abroad, I always buy very Dutch items at Hema. Always "stroopwafels", licorice. And this store is also great to have a quick lunch too.

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2 Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Orlando, Florida
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22 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

It's not quite big but it has a little bit of everything, from toothpaste to curtains! Imagine a small Target but even better! I loved!!

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2 Thank Fernanda H
Sydney
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1,271 reviews
989 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 475 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

One of the bargain tips we've picked up during our Amsterdam research is probably the most economical breakfast in town - at the department store Hema it's possible to buy a baguette with an omelette and bacon, with a croissant and jam and a coffee and OJ for only €2.25 each. Just a coffee can set you back €2.50 -... More 

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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