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Great Shopping Place, purchases in Amsterdam.

The capital of Holland is a destiny dreamed for the fans to the purchases. Their many commercial routes are true paradises of stores that offer the amplest variety of products, from flowers to diamonds. One of these routes, the Route of the Center, includes shopping greater of the city, and probably one of most beautiful of the world.

Strategically located in the heart of Amsterdam, the Great Shopping Place is to few meters of distance of the Dam Place, the Nieuwe Kerk and the Real Palace. The building was constructed during second half of the decade of 1890, with a very different aim. Designed by C.H. Peters according to the canons of the neon-Renaissance style, with gothic and romantic vestiges, this immense architectonic work lodged during years the Central office of Post office.

In 1988, it was transferred to a modern building, and to principle of the' 90 the spare part of the old one began soothes. Declared one of 10 more beautiful monuments of the city, he was not simple to equip it with the necessary infrastructure, since the style and the appearance had to stay with rigor.

Finally, the arduous work gave like result a magnificent complex, that combines all the modern comforts of a commercial center of our days with luxurious ornamentations, that include crowns in the closing of the towers. In 1992, the Great Shopping Place abrió its doors, and since then it is an inescapable reference of the commercial circuit of Amsterdam.

The most famous marks dispute the premises available: fashion, jewels, decoration, jugueterías, regalerías, a restaurant and two coffees are counted between the main inhabitants of the complex. Although the prices are not very tempting, the beauty of the building, as much from the outside as in their interior - divided in three you plant, is reason than more sufficient to visit the Great Place.

You do not forget to happen this way when you are of visit by the city. Question how to arrive in the tourist information bureau or the reception from anyone from the hotels in Amsterdam.

Practical information

  • Address: Nieuwezidjs Voorburgwal 182 - 1012 SJ Amsterdam.
  • Schedules: of Tuesday to Saturday, opening to 10,00 hs., Monday to 11,00 and Sundays to 12.00. Every day, hs closes to 19,00, except Thursdays, that remains open until the 21,00 hs.
  • How to arrive
    • In street car, lines 1, 2, 5, 13, 14, 17 and 20.
    • In bus, lines 21, 170, 171 and 172.

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