Places of Interest
The Kalverstraat is one of the biggest and busiest shopping streets in Amsterdam. Many famous brands have their shops in the Kalverstraat, which was named after the ‘Kalvermarkt’ (calves market) that was held here until the 17th century.
Nieuwmarkt is a square in Amsterdam’s Chinatown, with many lively cafés, bars and restaurants. There is a daily market and an organic food market on Saturdays.
The Flower Market in the city centre of Amsterdam is the only floating flower market in the world. There are many florists and garden shops, as well as a big variety of souvenir gifts.