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

9 Streets - The ideal neighborhood to get to know Amsterdam in all its variety and richnesses

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

11 times dinner 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

5 x sleeping in The 9 Streets

Staying at a hotel in De 9 Straatjes means staying in the world of Unesco listed heritage canal belt. And: staying in Amsterdams most exciting shopping area. In one of the 5 most special hotels in Amsterdam. With all the main tourist attractions such as the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh museum, the Hermitage and the Anne Frank House within easy walking distance, along with the city’s top restaurants, hip cafes and entertainment. More

More about DE 9 STRAATJES Shopping Amsterdam

‘For that true taste of A’dam. Nine little streets that are big on personality.’ (National Geographic)
These 9 little streets are in the middle of the Canal Belt, between Singel, Heren-, Keizers- en Prinsengracht. Crafts, trade and culture have traditionally been dominant in the area. It is a paradise for pedestrians and it offers a stunning overview of building styles from Amterdam golden century. Just behind Damsquare or on the way from Anne Frank to Rijksmuseum. More


A visit to the Museum of the Canals is the perfect way to learn more about the history of Amsterdam’s Canal Ring. The museum looks at the 17th-century city expansion projects that led to Amsterdam’s ring of canals which received UNESCO world heritage status in 2010. After seeing the interactive displays, you’ll look at Amsterdam in a whole new light when wandering through the city’s streets or taking a canal cruise. At Herengracht. Just around the corner at Huidenstraat. More

NY Times about De 9 Straatjes: Amsterdam's best.....

What The New York Times thinks about De 9 Straatjes, the 9 little streets? ‘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

Amsterdam Light Festival

From December 1st until January 22nd Amsterdam lights up for the fifth edition of the annual Amsterdam Light Festival.
Over 35 artworks from international artists, designers and architects. With Water Colors, the boat route through the canals (and the nine streets!). And Illuminade, the walking route. More… More

Real Dutch cheese shipped world wide!

From De 9 Straatjes to 25 country’s. DE KAASKAMER – Amsterdam’s most exciting cheese store, located in Runstraat, is also online!
Klick in the header on Webshops and find more then 70 webshops in the nine little streets! More

Pulitzer Amsterdam - 25 canal houses, one hotel

Discover quintessential Dutch elegance in an intricate maze of 25 connecting Golden Age canal houses. After a full, just completed renovation, this hidden neighborhood now features: intimate guest rooms, tranquil inner gardens, meeting & event spaces, a garden café, a bar and a restaurant. The Pulitzer is a unique blend of up-market, traditional and modern Dutch craftsmanship hidden amongst the city’s iconic canals and in De 9 Straatjes. More

Museums and Attractions in and nearby the nine little streets

Museums and Attractions
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On the way from Rijksmuseum to Anne Frank stop at The 9 Streets! More