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Magna Plaza

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Address: Spuistraat 168, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon 11:00 - 19:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 19:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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This historic building of small shops and a Virgin Records store is THE...

This historic building of small shops and a Virgin Records store is THE place in Amsterdam to shop for the holidays.

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Small with unique stores

This is a very beautiful shopping center but with small number of shops, mostly unique and high-budget. I recommend if you need to take shelter from the rain for a 30 minutes...

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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London
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718 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A nice shopping centre located in the centre occupies a very attractive building. We visited late November and the Christmas decorations created such a warm and welcoming atmosphere. We ended up having a coffee in the coffee shop attached to the Plaza.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very beautiful shopping center but with small number of shops, mostly unique and high-budget. I recommend if you need to take shelter from the rain for a 30 minutes...

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The former Dutch main post office building now houses the Magna Plaza, a shopping centre just a stone's throw from Dam Square. This is a Dutch heritage site and the interior with its galleries and arcades is just as beautiful as the outside. As can be expected, it is full of tourists.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely building in the middle of Amsterdam, had a walk inside beautiful inside but not many shops to my personal preference.

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Thank Laura K
Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture of this shopping centre. Mostly clothes, shoes and handbag shops at the mid-price range. Stunning different levels to this centre and also contains a cafe.

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Tampa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Several boutiques and moderately sized store spread over 4 levels inside of a beautiful old building. During our trip in September 2016, it seemed that several storefronts were under renovation or closed. There's no real "high end" shopping here, but a few interesting places to browse.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Well designed and nice building. you can buy almost all the items here under one roof. but always questions on the value versus quality. located near to kings place..Just behind to it. good place to visit. that's all.

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Watersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Shame you had to pay for the toilet but a very nice shopping mall nonetheless! Could've done with more variety but I think my girlfriend enjoyed it which is the main thing!

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Thank James S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

When I’m overseas I generally avoid shopping malls, prefering to explore small boutique shops if I want to buy something. But Magna Plaza is worth seeing for its architecture alone. This beautiful building used to be Amsterdam’s main post office, but is now home to some very nice clothing stores, a beautiful cafe and a delicious cheese shop among others.... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We came across Magna Plaza on accident really but we were glad we did, I am not one who enjoys shopping centres really but the architecture of this building is incredible, the shops inside are ok but it is truly the beauty of this building which makes it worth seeing.

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.
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