More about DE 9 STRAATJES (the 9 streets)

Amsterdam’s most charming shopping neighbourhood!

These 9 litlle streets in the middle of the Canal Belt form a quarter where crafts, trade and culture have traditionally been dominant. It is a paradise for pedestrians and offers a stunning overview of the building styles within the old centre of Amsterdam. More

4 x sleeping in The 9 Streets?

Staying at a hotel in De 9 Streets means staying in the world of Unesco listed heritage canal belt.
400 years Amsterdam canals = 400 years De 9 Straatjes, Amsterdams most exciting shopping area.
All the main tourist attractions such as the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh museum, the Hermitage and the Anne Frank House are within easy walking distance, along with the city’s top restaurants, hip cafes and entertainment. More

Experience in the 9 streets

The New York Times about De 9 Straatjes: ‘Easily Amsterdam’s best shopping hub; a charming mixture of designer boutiques, art galleries, vintage clothing stores, gift shops and places to eat and drink.’ More

You won’t just find wonderfull shops, restaurants and bars in De 9 Straatjes. There is so much more to discover in this versatile area. Along the main canals in De 9 Straatjes quarter, art was – and still is – practiced with a capital “A”. More

Real Dutch cheese from the nines to 25 countries world wide?

The best cheese store in Amsterdam, located in de Runstraat, is also online! More

12 times diner in the nines!

De 9 Straatjes (9 little streets) are well known for the great possibilities for having diner. From modern to chic, jazzy and pure dutch! And from affordable menu till stylish diner! More

History and origin of De 9 Straatjes

De 9 Straatjes (The 9 Streets) is a collective name given to the nine cosy and picturesque shopping streets in the Unesco Heritage listed Amsterdam Canal Belt. These nine little streets run between Raadhuisstraat and Leidsestraat, just a few minutes walk from the Royal Palace at the Dam Square. This little district with its small monumental shops forms a charming neighborhood with a great, bustling atmosphere. More

Vintage Heaven

February 2015

Vintage Heaven

Whether you want to shop vintage, get unique designer pieces, or scope out antique furniture, the Nine Streets has it all. More

Tax Free

February 2015

Tax Free

Whether you’re shopping for business or pleasure, the 9 streets will make the most of your visit to Amsterdam. Full of authentic shops & free of tax! For example: More

February 2015

Even after 402 years….

De 9 Straatjes stands for nine cosy and picturesque shopping streets. In the middle of the World Heritage Canal Belt. Just a few steps behind Dam Square. Or on the way from the Rijksmuseum to Anne Frank House.
This delightful neighborhood is brimming with unique shops, charming eateries and great ambience. Anyone spending an afternoon here is sure to take home unexpected finds. More