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“Awesome shops!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kalverstraat

Kalverstraat
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Dam Square)
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Ranked #93 of 247 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
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Owner description: It seems that all of Amsterdam can be found on or near this major street including shops, restaurants, clubs and museums.
Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Awesome shops!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Lots of great shops and something for everyone.Very busy in the summer in Amsterdam! Floating Flower market near here and not to be missed.We enjoyed this area of Amsterdam and spent many hours strolling and shopping!

Visited August 2012
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Meridian, Mississippi
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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“Shopping and Tourists”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

This is one of the busier streets where you will find many tourists shopping in stores that you could find at many places that you visit. It was a little too crowded for our daughters due to all the people and wasn't really interesting for us in regards to being in Amsterdam. Seemed too commercial for our tastes but was a good place to buy stuff that you could buy anywhere else in the world...

Visited July 2012
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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“Used to be the main shopping street”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

This used to be the main shopping street. However, all better shops have gone now or in the process or relocating to the PC Hooftstraat. Second rate retail shops of the usual chains and some cheap tourist shops replace them. You should walk though it, but do not expect much quality.

Visited May 2012
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Amsterdam
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“shopping, anyone?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Just your basic shopping street. Lots of diffrent stores, from tourist crap, to amazing clothing/cosmetic stores.

Visited June 2012
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League City, Texas
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“DeZoeker Bus Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

We loved this part of the country. Oil Mills were so amazing, breathtaking. People were lovely. Great shops. This is a must see. There is a fee for the restrooms so be prepared.

Visited May 2012
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