In central Amsterdam, the Jordaan is a treasure trove of café culture, canals, and tiny courtyards. You’ll explore this gorgeous area with your local host before heading towards its adjacent micro-neighborhood, Nine Streets (De 9 Straatjes) – a trendy hub of concept stores, vintage boutiques, and niche outlets. You’ll start your experience at the stately National Monument across from Dam Square, then head towards De 9 Straatjes, the quirky streets lined with original stores selling clothing, books, art, food and… just about everything! Snapping pictures of the impossibly picturesque paths as you go, you’ll explore everything the area has to offer. Your host will lead you back in time at Bij Ons Vintage, one of the city’s most well-known vintage stores, then across a couple of canals to Galerie Geluk’s gorgeous Asian antiques, jade carvings, and intricate jewelry. Once you’ve window-shopped – or shopped – to your heart’s content, you’ll head to the 400-year-old Westerkerk, an iconic monument at the edge of the Jordaan, before experiencing for yourself the art galleries, restaurants, markets and street musicians that make this neighborhood famous across the Netherlands. Here, you and your host will view famous fashion attractions like the classy Hutspot concept store and LENA The Fashion Library, sample fresh produce at bustling markets, and talk like old friends at a cobbled
Hi, I’m Nick, and I work alongside a brilliant team: Anna, Sandy, Olga and a bunch of adventurous local guides. Anna is a lens-based artist who adores local markets and art galleries, Sandy is a people-loving social scientist with a master's degree in political sociology, and Olga spends her days window shopping at local boutiques (her guests remember her as the girl who’s always smiling). One thing we have in common is that we’re passionate about our city, and we love to share its hidden gems with travelers like you. Join us, camera in hand, for an unforgettable discovery of the Jordaan – a treasure trove of café culture, canals, and tiny courtyards – and the ultra-trendy De 9 Straatjes. Nick will be your prime point of contact during your booking process, helping to answer your questions and queries.
Together with your local host, you’ll explore the Jordaan and De 9 Straatjes in the heart of Amsterdam, starting at the National Monument across from the iconic Dam Square and ending in the Jordaan’s central hub of fashion, food, and fresh produce. Along the way, you’ll see famous stores like Bij Ons Vintage, Galerie Geluk and LENA The Fashion Library, as well as the spots frequented by in-the-know locals.
Explore Jordaan & De Nine Straatjes