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My girlfriend and I have visit Balou every time we come to Amsterdam. The selection they have is of a very high standard and the women working there are always happy to give advice or recommend something for whichever mood. The style of music fluctuates...More
Me and my girlfriend went there in the evening with some friends to spend a couple of hours. The place is small, very..small. There is a floor upstairs but it looks like it's abandoned, really nothing special overthere. We decided to sit downstairs. Stuff is...More
Only found coffeeshop Balou on this trip and would defo be back can just relax upstairs and watch the world pass by.
When we were there a girl left her purse on table give it into staff hopefully she came back for it
Came here on my own and left a couple of days later with a happy heart and new friends! Despite the fact I only speak English I was made to feel included (thanks Gus) and very welcome (and safe...as a single woman). This is a...More
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically significant as it is perennially popular. Whether you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast, shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get lost in a moody meander and a key component to any sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.