Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, is world-wide known for its canals: they are more than 160, so that the city is called "the Venice of the North". It is also famous for the Van Gogh Museum, Dam Square, the Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank house and for many other attractions.
It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities in Europe, for these reasons, as well as for its tolerance.
But let's go to shopping.
Kalverstraat, Nieuwendijk and PC Hooftstraat are the most important shopping streets in Amsterdam: this is where most of the prestigious department stores are located.
If you want to go shopping walking through the canals go to the area called 9 Straaties, that means “9 alleys”.
Among the most famous shops we find Afura, which sells menswear and design accessories and is characterized by quality and minimalism.
If you are still looking for streetwear, go to Concrete Store, a Dutch store with famous brands, like Nike, Karhu, New Balance and Adidas Originals, and sought-after labels for true amateurs, like Facetasm and Human Made.