A popular local pastime is to sit in a café for lunch, coffee, happy-hour drinks or dinner and watch people go by and enjoy the time to relax with friends, family or colleagues. Very popular local areas to experience the café- and bar culture are Leidse Square and Rembrandt Square which is also easy and fast to reach by public transport.
The Nine Streets – De Negen Straatjes is in the heart of Amsterdam’s canal district and is one of the city’s most delightful shopping areas. The Museum District shopping area consists of three streets, the PC Hooftstraat, the Van Baerlestraat and the Willems Parkweg. it is located near the RAI Exhibition Centre, World Trade & Fashion Centre.