Kalverstraat, Amsterdam

Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Shopping
Shop to your heart's content at Kalverstraat, a popular commercial street filled with shops, bars, restaurants, and salons. The market's name reveals its original purpose, as a market for calves, until the 17th century. Browse clothing, bags, souvenirs, cards, and perfume. For a delicious snack, explore the many choices of ice cream. Some of the brands here include Waterstones, Boots, Forever 21, and H&M. The Dutch version of Monopoly actually features this street as one of its most expensive properties. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Kalverstraat and many more Amsterdam attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Amsterdam journey planner.
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  • It's just really strange. I got goosebumps when I took these pictures. Kalverstraat is the most crowded shopping street in Amsterdam. And this february, during the lockdown, it looks like a ghost...  more »
  • This is a street you will be passing through numerous times if you happen to be going through tourist neighborhoods. No need to actively seek it...  more »
  • .. of all types and to suit all tastes i.e. prices. Seems to be going upmarket again in some parts and the little shopping mall towards one end has a couple of great sculptures in there.  more »

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