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Magna Plaza

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Address: Spuistraat 168, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10:00 - 19:00
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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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Shopping Mall

Only good as a landmark toilet is 1 euro and if you like elephants there is a shop selling painted elephants

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only good as a landmark toilet is 1 euro and if you like elephants there is a shop selling painted elephants

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say that the stores inside were very interesting but the building itself is so beautiful that it's worth going just to see it with your own eyes.

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Thank spicynat26
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I can't say much for the shopping (except for the Yankee Candle store), but the giant suspended Christmas tree was beautiful, and it's worth going in to see the beautiful architecture.

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Thank Elisabeth M
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The shops in here are of mid priced higg street brands. The architecture of the building was beautiful. The christmas tree right in the middle was suspended in mid air. Very Impressive!

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Thank TrailsOfAnne
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This former Post Office Building stands out as an icon for fashionistas . With a variety of shops on every level . The stunning Christmas tree suspended over the huge stairwell is breathtaking . On the top floor is a restaurant and cafe . We tried the cafe 'Daileys ' and had a superb cake and latte A well lit... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Inside there is beautiful Christmas tree, great Christmas atmosphere, but unfortunately- small amount of shops, elevators are putten very wierd..

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

The building is beautiful but the shopping is limited we were lucky to find a few things to purchase a good experience and a beautiful building

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

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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Thank Panathinaikos-13
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

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 25 November 2016

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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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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