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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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“coffee shops” (28 reviews)
“great street” (5 reviews)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Enchanting canals, boutique stores, gourmet restaurants and cool bars fill this neighborhood. This was the first time that I had visited Haarlemmerstraat and it's definitely a 'keeper'. The Vesper Bar was incredible. You've got to go there and get the signature drink. We stumbled on...More

1  Thank ginnycain
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I love spending my time in this area. Good vibe, cafes, vintages and beautiful old building. One of my favorite places in Netherlands so far. Not far from Amsterdam and you can find cheaper accommodation here

Thank beningpagi
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A walk along the Harlemmerstraat is a must while in Amsterdam. It's a great mix of hip little shops,cafés,vintage shops and on the 1st half coffeeshops full of tourists at 9am.Start at the central station end, walk down to the Harlemmerplein and grab a coffee...More

Thank Walkabout-Mike
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Wandered up after visiting the market. What a thriving area with a great vibe. Great variety of shops and " coffee" shops. Funky clothes etc and closer to home than I thought.

Thank karen m
Reviewed 28 June 2016

If you want to be treated badly by arrogant staff then you have found the perfect place! If on the other hand you want a pleasant experience go somewhere else, anywhere else

Thank Steve I
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Haarlemerstraat has everything. Great place for a stroll with lots of bars, shops, cafes and coffeeshops.

Thank spencerlewis92
Reviewed 12 June 2016

In this street you will find boutiques restaurants cafes coffee shops and even the oldest movie theater so it is definitely a place to be in Amsterdam!

Thank Chabu H
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Variety of shops and restaurants including 4 weed coffee shops selling interesting wares in trendy but unpretentious area 5 minutes walk from Central station. Great for people watching, safe for families providing you look right way for passing cyclists!

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This great street plus Haarlemmerdijk, just off Central Station has an amazing variety of shops. Try great sandwiches at Iberico, healthy organic foods at Marqt, Vinnies and Stach or Vietnamese. For shopping love the Tenue de Nimes stores, Sukha and Ontfront for fashion.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Nice little area very historic. Nothings changed in years. Lots of nice bakerys and pastrys. Watch out for the bikes though can be dangerous

1  Thank Phil S
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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
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Any recommendations for good places to have breakfast and/or coffee and cakes, please?I note from previous reviews that there are plenty places but would like to know about ones you consider worthwhile visiting.We are staying in a suite in this area for 5 days shortly but they do not provide breakfast at the residence.Thank you.
1 October 2016|
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Response from Juliadrusilla | Reviewed this property |
Vinnies is quirky and nice and they serve an excellent cappuccino!