Amsterdam, for quite a while now, has been an important center of trade and commerce. Many of the European and non European nations have trade relations with Amsterdam since past many centuries. The important items which were traded included bulbs, flowers and furs. Today that tradition has continued to develop and Amsterdam has emerged as one of those cities which is well-known for its numerous shopping options.
Shop and Splurge at Amsterdam
While the Kalvertoren Shopping Center and the Nine Streets shopping malls are the conventional shopping stores, the Spiegelkwartier is a bit different. It is a market place which essentially deals with art objects and ancient artifacts.
The Spiegelkwartier market is situated close to the Royal Palace and Dam Square. The market mainly trades in unique and exclusive antiquities and draws people interested in collecting antique objects.
All these wide variety of options makes shopping in Amsterdam an integral part of the tourists itinerary.