Shopping Tour in a Rickshaw: Stress free shopping tour around the best shopping areas if Amsterdam. Leave your bags in the Rickshaw and enjoy a day full of retail therapy
* Let a rickshaw carry you to the shops
* Shop in all the best shopping regions in the city
* Conveniently leave your bags in the rickshaw to go out for more
Start the tour at Amsterdam’s beloved 9 Streets shopping area. The quirky and cobbled streets surround the city’s grandest canal and is truly a breathtaking location, perfect for shopping. This area is bursting full of life, offering the most precious vintage shops to the most alternative up and coming designers. You will also find lots of quaint and cute little cafes to rest your feet in and indulge in a coffee before hitting the shops again. With over 200 retailers based here, you definitely won’t run out of things to browse!
Stroll past the most expensive and luxurious brands in Leidsestraat, find high-end brands such as Karen Millen and Paul Warmer. Be sure to take-in the elegantly designed shop windows and the picturesque views of the canals.
Next, we move onto an Art Lovers paradise, The Spiegelkwartier which literally translated means the Mirror Quarter. This is an absolute must for anyone that has a passion for art, antiques or unique purchases. With over 70 specialty dealers, you will be able to find a range of different pieces varying from Art Nouveau to pieces from the late 17th Century even to nowadays artworks. Visit the Gassan Diamond Factory, even if you don’t fancy spoiling yourself, you’re still allowed to fantasize right? Admire the enormous rocks, polished to perfection.
Check out the trendy and alternative Haarlemmerstraat and Haarlemmerdijk, offering independent boutiques and specialty stores, where you will also find the oldest cinema in the whole of Amsterdam. Here you’ll browse a wide range of toy shops, electrical shops, jewellery shops, book shops and of course fashion and accessory shops! You won’t know where to start.
After an absolutely fabulous day of retail therapy, allow the rickshaw to take you back to where you need to be within the city Centre.
Meeting/pick-up point: Newmarket . De Waag Restaurant Entrance.
Duration: 5 hours.
Start/opening time: At 10am.
Languages: English, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Dutch, Hungarian.
Others: Alternative in case of conditions which affect the activity operation.