The Best Local Shopping in Amsterdam

The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Amsterdam? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.

American Book Centre – Three-storey book heaven

American Book Centre – Three-storey book heaven

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The “American Book Centre” in Amsterdam is a trustworthy bookstore to call home, with plenty of English books, a spiraling staircase and even a cozy cafe!

Full Article by Ana V. Martins

Antiquariaat Hoogkamp – The best souvenir

Antiquariaat Hoogkamp – The best souvenir

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“Antiquariaat Hoogkamp” in Amsterdam is a gift shop with antique prints that still sticks to old-school values like human contact. Great for souvenirs!

Full Article by Ana V. Martins

Antiquariaat Kok – Your shot of second-hand books

Antiquariaat Kok – Your shot of second-hand books

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“Antiquariaat Kok” in Amsterdam is full of second-hand books. The amazing staff will help you even if you only know the name of the author’s stepmom…

Full Article by Bart van Grevenhof

Atheneum – For book lovers

Atheneum – For book lovers

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“Atheneum” in Amsterdam is a bookshop in a beautiful building! Here they specialise in more academical books. They have a great collection & passion…

Full Article by Felix Hildenbrand

Blom & Blom – Lamps Lamps Lamps

Blom & Blom – Lamps Lamps Lamps

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“Blom & Blom” is located in the North of Amsterdam, can make their lamps dimmable. They collect, renovate and sell German industrial DDR era lamps.

Full Article by Sentia van der Mark

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