Do you love or enjoy shopping? After all, what is a vacation if you have nothing to show for it? Most of the times, when people take a vacation, they are always looking forward to shop or at least window shop. Amsterdam is just the right place to visit if you love shopping.
It is obviously the best place to shop in Netherlands given that it is in culture and diversity. You will find a mix of luxury, cheap, lavish, second hand, trendy, modern and antique collection of anything you like. It is just the best place you can be if you want to shop.
Here is Amsterdam Weekly guide to the top three shopping areas or places to visit while here.
The Nine Streets
It is located in a historic canal street commonly known as Negen Straatjes which was constructed in the 17th century. Here, you will find cafes, art galleries, boutiques, great restaurants, jewelers, vintage stores, specialty shops and monuments among more.
The nine streets is truly a great place since it has all that you need. You can get just anything you want here whether it is a vintage or a modern item. Even better, you will find anything with just any budget you have. So, do not fail to visit this place even if just to window shop.
Batavia Stad Amsterdam
It is a mall which is located out if town in the nearby town of Lelystad. It consists of more than two hundred and fifty restaurants, cafes and fashion brands. Here, you will find items which are made by international designers such as Lacoste, Replay, Hugo Boss, Polo Ralph, Nike, Denham, Calvin Klein Jeans and Tommy Hilfiger among more.
Most of these items are usually discounted since the goods are tax-free. You will find that most visitors flock here just to buy the goods at a lower price. So, if you need quality goods which are at a reasonable price, this is the place to visit. Another good thing about Batavia Stad is that you will find a shuttle bus just some miles away from the shopping area which means you do not have to worry about transportation.
Art and Antique in the SpiegelKwartier
Whether you are looking for a modern or antique item, you will find it here. There are more than 70 gallery and antique shops which boast of jewelry, paintings, ceramic, furniture, glass, Asian collections and tribal collectibles among more. So, if you are a lover of art, do not hesitate to visit this place.
Those are some of the best places to visit. However, that doesn’t mean they are the only places. There are so many places you can shop not to mention the open areas which have not been discussed above. Make a point to visit our website to find out more about other shopping areas. You will be surprised what you can find here.