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Access: 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...more
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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All reviews great street independent shops unique stores interesting street close to central station lots of shops anne frank house harlem vinnies chocolatier tourists singel narrower bridge damrak path architecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Today the Haarlemmerstraat is quite a hip and bohemian area with many nice boutique shops, specialty restaurants and coffeeshops (some of which do not only sell coffee as you would expect in Amsterdam). In 2012 it was voted "Best Shopping Street" in the Netherlands. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The street is located a bit of the path of city center, but still within walking distance, and a great route to do a city loop tour or walk. The street is much like the other streets of Amsterdam. A bit hidden so a few...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Corrine R
Reviewed 2 December 2018

... the more popular streets and shops are in Haarlemmerstraat, and whilst there, have a coffee (and probably the best coffee or Cappucino) of your life at Vinnies

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnikPaquay
Reviewed 30 November 2018

this is a non tourist part of the city. you get beautiful cafes boutiques and pubs. this side of the city is quiet but a beautiful and thru dutch feeling.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Great place to go to for there is every thing there. shopping of all sorts of things.people to see rideing there bikes and people walking and shopping and then all the cars driving by. all the buildings to see of the history. great place to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank George L
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

I longish street that starts in a residential area and ends up in a more touristy area.. it’s just close to our apartment so we will explore again tomorrow. Vibrant area

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karenm642
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Quite an interesting street to slowly wander around and explore. As already stated in other reviews, not a very busy area, so you get a better feel for the more authentic parts of Amsterdam. Plenty of cafes and restaurants to stop and have something to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Randall K
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Haarlem is simply a beautiful place. It has quaint edifices with fantastic architecture. Very lovely places. They have their mini red light district, coffee shops, cafe and the grand archaic churches with huge clothes. Simply lovely

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ammaserwaa
Reviewed 21 June 2018

A major city street with lots of shopping and eating, public transit, lots of people and traffic. Some good architecture.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This is a great local hangout with very few tourists. A string of shops cafes and restaurants with local flavor.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank giffenk
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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
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Response from Juliadrusilla | Reviewed this property |
Vinnies is quirky and nice and they serve an excellent cappuccino!