de Bijenkorf Amsterdam
de Bijenkorf Amsterdam
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A visit to Amsterdam isn't complete without visiting the Netherlands largest luxury department store. With an outstanding selection of the biggest high-end brands, de Bijenkorf is the perfect addition to any Amsterdam city break. With five floors of fashion and accessories, furniture, cosmetics, toys and home entertainment, you're bound to find an elegant souvenir to take back from your trip to Amsterdam.
An elegant, inspiring department store on Square
De Bijenkorf isn't just one of the most characteristic buildings located on Dam Square -it's a retail institution in the Netherlands. De Bijenkorf was founded over 141 years ago and has grown to become a multi-brand store with an international allure. Shop for a brand new look, take some Dutch design home and be inspired by the store's charming windows and displays. If you're planning to visit in October, catch the ever popular sales event Three Crazy Days; in November and the beginning of December, experience the Dutch traditional children's holiday of St Nicolaas; or drop by in the spring for the Maffe Marathon. Also, on the last Thursday of November, de Bijenkorf starts their Christmas season with the annual event Turn on the Lights, where the store is lit up by hundreds of small fairy lights.
A walk through a world Inspiration
Upon entering de Bijenkorf, there's an overwhelming open and welcoming atmosphere in the store. Populating the open shop environment are luxury boutiques from Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Hermes, Ferragamo, Burberry and Mulberry. Also on the ground floor, discover a wide range of exclusive accessories, jewellery, menswear and cosmetics from international brands.
The first floor is visually stunning, with the modern architecture of the atrium, known as the Fashion Lab. During the start of the fashion season, a catwalk full of inspirational trends and outfits can be found. De Bijenkorf provides front-row tickets to all its customers, as the fashion shows are open to public. The second floor hosts a gigantic shoe department and exclusive lingerie department. Further up is a great selection of Dutch designs in the home and furniture department. Everything you might need to furnish and accessories your home is here. Dutch design accessories from brands such as Moooi, Droog Design, Piet Hein Eek could be the perfect Amsterdam souvenir.
The fourth level contains mainly childrenswear and media. On the top floor, all of Amsterdam is welcomed into de Bijenkorf Kitchen, opened in 2008, where chefs can prepare a variety of fresh, international meals for each customer. Have a coffee, lunch or a full dinner to complete your visit to the department store. On your way out, don't forget to visit the bakery with its plethora of pastries, cakes and homemade chocolates to make sure you leave with sweet taste in your mouth.
Tax free shopping de Bijenkorf
Visitors from outside the European Union can take advantage of Tax Free Shopping, Ask for a Global Blue Tax Refund Cheque at de Bijenkorf's Customer Service desk.
- Mon, Sun 11.00-19.00
- Tue, Wed 10.00-1900
- Thur, Fri: 10.00-21.00, 09.30-19.00
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