Kalverstraat, Amsterdam

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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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  • This is a very busy street that runs through the commercial part of the city. It is lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants. Lots of interesting, some leaning, buildings. 
    This is a very busy street that runs through the commercial part of the city. It is lined with shops, cafes, and restaurants. Lots of interesting, some leaning, buildings.  more »
  • During lockdown, this street is a shell of its former self, however, nice to walk along (at almost a kilometre long) as it is pedestrianised, definitely worth a visit even during these trying times. 
    During lockdown, this street is a shell of its former self, however, nice to walk along (at almost a kilometre long) as it is pedestrianised, definitely worth a visit even during these trying times.  more »
  • 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... 
    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 »

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