"An amazing shopping experience!" Souvenirs Tip by northernlady

Souvenirs, Amsterdam: 35 reviews and 59 photos

by northernlady
  • An amazing shopping experience! - Amsterdam
  • The real Amsterdam - Amsterdam
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    by northernlady

Shopping in this city is brilliant. We came across a shop just off Dam Square which had three life size model cows hung upside down as if walking on the ceiling and sold the characteristic cow ornaments painted with a psychadelic sixties print! Cheese shops are everywhere and make sure to stay clear if you have a weak stomach, we went in one for a look and the smell is unbelievably strong- we couldn't believe how the woman behind the counter could stand to work there! Also some lovely chocolate shops and vintage clothes shops. We noticed that there are more and more chain stores cropping up in Amsterdam as it opens up as a more mainstream destination, I don't know whether that's a good thing or a bad thing, make up your own mind when you get there, but the privatley owned quirky and eccentric shops are fabulous!

Theme: Gifts

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 5, 2008
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