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Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Description: Access: Makkelijk beloopbaar vanaf het Centraal station. Easily walkable...
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: Parking: Prins Hendrikkade 20a (€ 3.50 p/u) Prins Hendrikkade 20a (€ 3.50 p / h) Pinautomaat: ATM: Haarlemmerstraat, Haarlemmerdijk en Korte Prinsengracht Haarlemmerstraat, Haarlemmerdijk and Korte Prinsengracht Koopavond: Evening: Elke donderdag tot 21 uur. Every Thursday until 21 hours. Koopzondag: Sunday shopping: Enkele winkels zijn open op zondag. Some shops are open on Sunday.
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Pleasant and useful for shopping

We were self-catering and Haarlemmerstraat was our go-to location to buy food and drink. It has a fish monger, butcher, cheese shop and baker, and two supermarkets (albert Heijn... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
AlistairandRachel
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Chester, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We drove and walked through Haarlem. The canals were very pretty and worth seeing, but I was disappointed with the old city. It seemed a bit dirty which surprised me. It was less touristy then most places we visited, some streets had shops which catered to people who live there.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We were self-catering and Haarlemmerstraat was our go-to location to buy food and drink. It has a fish monger, butcher, cheese shop and baker, and two supermarkets (albert Heijn and Marqt), as well as cash points, some bars, a creperie etc etc. Made for a very pleasant shopping experience.

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Cologne, Germany
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I got an apartment for 3 days on this street, and I had everything: it's close to the center and the main canals, there are shopping places, awesome restaurants (be sure to visit the Tibetan restaurant), coffee places, coffee shops (if you're into this kind of visit), bakeries, delis, and what not.

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Vienna, Austria
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This street reminded me of a hip street in Brooklyn. A little off the beaten path but lively and full of locals. A bit of Old Amsterdam that made me miss "New Amsterdam".

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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Lots of boutique shops, this is a great street with quite a few restaurants. This runs from central station to westerpark. The slight downside is the number of coffee shops which bring a number of undesirable types...

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Loads of coffee shops, bars, restaurants, definately good for breakfast, has a lot of souvenir shops too. Loads of choices, very cheap hotel - Continental Hotel is also on this road.

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Toronto, Canada
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97 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

There is lots to see and do on this street and in this area. Can't remember which shop we stopped to get a snack and coffee, but there is lots of choice.

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Amsterdam
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368 reviews 368 reviews
260 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It's always nice to walk on this street. All kind of shops, cafes, restaurant, a church, supermarket, a cinema and the most of all are Coffee shops

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NJ
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1,304 helpful votes 1,304 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This major street between the Centraal Station and the Jordaan has high-end shopping and many restaurants, yes, but it's also a wonderful place to people-watch. Study the folks walking by and have some fun by trying to guess if they are native A'damers, and if not, what country they originally come from. In my travels, only New York City offers... More 

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Top Contributor
326 reviews 326 reviews
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved this street in Amsterdam, found it when walking towards Jordaan. It has a nice quirky feel to it. I loved the home stores which offered some quirky designs for Holland and Scandinavia. Also a good selection of vintage shops for home and clothes. Lots of place to get a quite bite or relax and have a bit and drink.... More 

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