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Thursday, 06 November 2008

Wandering Through Amsterdam's Canal District - Page 3

Written by Lies Ouwerkerk
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Lies Ouwerkerk returns to her native city and searches for the 5 best canal hotels, restaurants, brown cafe's, specialty shops, local markets, museums, and bike rental shops in the downtown canal district.

BROWN CAFE'S ("KROEG") for a tipple and a chat with the locals:Wandering Through Amsterdam's Canal District, best canal hotels, restaurants, brown cafe's, specialty shops, local markets, museums, bike rental shops, Dam Square, De Pieper, Stedelijk Museum, Herengracht, Keizersgracht, Prinsengracht, Red Light District, Rembrandt House, Hotel 717, Mac Bike Leidseplein, De Silveren Spiegel, Puccini Bomboni, B&B Sunhead of 1617, Antiekmarkt de Looier (antique market), Elandsgracht, Lies Ouwerkerk

- De Pieper, Prinsengracht 424

- De Druif, Rapenburgerplein 83

- Hoppe, Spui 18

- De Engelse Reet, Begijnensteeg 4

- In 't Aepjen, Zeedijk 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

MUSEUMS:Wandering Through Amsterdam's Canal District, best canal hotels, restaurants, brown cafe's, specialty shops, local markets, museums, bike rental shops, Dam Square, De Pieper, Stedelijk Museum, Herengracht, Keizersgracht, Prinsengracht, Red Light District, Rembrandt House, Hotel 717, Mac Bike Leidseplein, De Silveren Spiegel, Puccini Bomboni, B&B Sunhead of 1617, Antiekmarkt de Looier (antique market), Elandsgracht, Lies Ouwerkerk

- Anne Frankhuis, Prinsengracht 263, tel. 556 71 05

- Rembrandthuis, Jodenbreestraat 6, tel. 520 04 00

- Stedelijk Museum, temporarily: Oosterdokskade 3-5, tel. 573 29 11 (will reopen at Museumplein December '09)

- Amstelkring Museum, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 40, tel. 624 66 04

- Joods Historisch Museum, Jonas Daniel Meijerplein 2-4, tel. 626 99 45

SHOPPING STREETS/ AREAS:

- Damstraat/Oude & Nieuwe Hooghstraat/ Bijenkorf on Dam Square

- Utrechtse Straat

- P.C. Hooftstraat

- Leidsestraat/Heiligeweg

- De negen straatjes (the nine streets that interconnect the major canals, left and right of the Raadhuistraat, such as

Wolvenstraat, Hartenstraat and Berenstraat)

SPECIALTY SHOPS:

- Puccini Bomboni (best chocolate in town), Singel 184

- P.G.C. Hajenus (Art Deco interior with everything on cigars, pipes, and the art of smoking), Rokin 95

- Hester Van Eeghen Leather Design (purses, wallets, belts), Hartenstraat 37

- Big Shoe (designer shoes for the bigger feet), Leliegracht 12

- Jacob Hooy (Amsterdam's oldest medicinal herb & spice shop), Kloveniersburgwal 12

 

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