In the heart of the city center, starting at the Rembrandt Square crossing through all the canals you will find the Utrechtsestraat. This charismatic street is a bit of Dutch cool that gets more luxurious with every passing year. With many specialty stores and boutiques this street will keep you shopping for several hours. The Utrechtsestraat runs parallel to the Amstel River, from Rembrandtplein to Frenderiksplein, crossing the three main canals.
Because of its location the Utrechtsestraat is the perfect place to shop when you are discovering the Canal District. Photography Museum Foam and Museum van Loon are all in walking distance of this vibrant shopping street. A little further down the canals, but still a moderate stroll away, you will find Huis Marseille, Cromhouthuis and the Cat Cabinet.
FASHION AT THE UTRECHTSESTRAAT
No matter what you are looking for, the Utrechtstestraat is a shopping paradise for all shoppers. With an excellent selection of luxurious and affordable shops it is the place to be to get next seasons wardrobe. With designer fashion houses, boutiques and custom made items fashionistas can eat their hearts out.
BUT THERE IS MORE…
You can find various fantastic restaurants in the Utrechtsestraat and the side streets. From gourmet delicatessens and casual cafés to Asian, French or Mediterranean fine dining, it is all here. Therefore this shopping district this is also a must-visit for foodies. Besides that, the street offers shops that aren’t fashion focused. Buy a new furniture piece at one of the many interior design shops. Find the perfect gift at one of the wine, book or other specialty shops shops and enjoy all other pop-up stores that are everchanging in this area.
Because of it’s location, the Utrechtsestraat is the perfect place to stroll and shop before you start your night out in town. Book a table at one of the restaurants around the Rembrandtplein and start your shopping spree at the Frederiksplein. Rembrandtplein is the heart of the Amsterdam Nightlife (together with Leidseplein), here you will find famous clubs such as the Escape, Air, Disco Dolly or the old-fashiond Dutch “gezelligheid” at Jantjes Verjaardag.