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Jacob Hooy & Co

Kloveniersburgwal 12, 1012 CT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 3041
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Jacob Hooy dispensary. Unique store. Let them survive!!!

This is really one of a kind store, nearly disappearing to fast food junk and other temporary hype... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Smart place

Service was excellent, every herb and remedy you want, there's always a queue so be prepared to... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Susan A
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11 Oct 2017
“Jacob Hooy dispensary. Unique store. Let them survive!!!”
11 Jul 2017
“Smart place”
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Kloveniersburgwal 12, 1012 CT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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+31 20 624 3041
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This is really one of a kind store, nearly disappearing to fast food junk and other temporary hype. These are the stores, which create Amsterdam’s uniqueness. Once gone this nearly 300 year old store will never return. The same is true for many other gracious...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Service was excellent, every herb and remedy you want, there's always a queue so be prepared to wait.

Thank Susan A
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Every time I am in the area, I always take a look and buy something. The atmosphere is very good, brings my memory back to my childhood buying sweet in such old style drugstore. You will always find things even you're not looking for. This...More

Thank Solodam J
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

This shop is a joy for the eyes and body, with very good service by a super helpful staff. The selection of products is of high standards and they make sure you get the best deal. Highly recommended!

Thank Shanniche
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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

After reading the TA reviews, we stopped by Jacob Hooy & Co. Cool interior. Nice assortment of toiletries and pharmaceutical products available. I picked up some soap, shampoo and conditioner. Staff was friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is indeed a hidden jewel in the red-light district. The oldest pharmacy in Amsterdam. Very well kept interior. The also sell liquorice candies, 100 grams for EUR1.25 (the cheapest I came across). Very friendly and patient staff who explained the varieties of liquorice to...More

1  Thank Andy L
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

Jacob Hooy was established in 1743, making it the oldest existing spice store in Amsterdam and possibly the oldest in the western world. In the front are barrels of herbs and spices. In the back are teas, cosmetics, oils, soaps, herbal remedies and a host...More

2  Thank Paiman
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Reviewed 19 January 2015

This shop sells herbs, teas, cosmetics, treats, oils, liquorice, and raw foods. It's a great little shop that is well worth a visit. Friendly service, tons of great stuff, and a health-food / drug store like atmosphere.

Thank Wanderfool44
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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
...More
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