10 Amsterdam spots that will satisfy your inner bookworm
AMERICAN BOOK CENTER
As one of Amsterdam's most popular bookstores, the American Book Center is located right in the heart of the city: a square gathering plenty of bookstores. The third floor of this bookshop is filled with English books. Here, you can find any rare book that other places do not have. In addition to the myriad of classics, the American Book Center also has outstanding magazine, art books, fictions, contemporary novels, or the latest travel guides. You will probably spend all day exploring this bookshop.
ARCHITECTURA & NATURA
Architectura & Natura specializes in selling books on architecture and landscape with huge volumes of English books. Architectura & Natura has a history of over 75 years of existence and development. When it comes to architectural books, this bookstore is a widely known address even in Europe.
Located at the Spui Square, also known as a book street, Athenaeum is a huge magazine repository from all over the world and a carefully selected, qualified fiction bookstore.
BOEKHANDEL HET MARTYRIUM
This bookstore specializes in novels in English, French, German and, of course, Dutch. You can find poets, historical books and philosophical books here. Visiting Amsterdam, don't forget to check out Het Martyrium to see other versions with different languages of many novels you love.
This cool bookstore is not only rich in books but also owns a variety of unique stationary. You can find many lovely items for reading books such as bookmark, pens, pencils, notebooks... here.
Not famous for books, Minerva is known as a giant international store of magazines. Its interior decoration is also very eye-catching. It attracts countless young visitors each year by the modern, colorful appearance.
This lovely bookstore has a long history as it was founded in 1931 with many English bookshelves waiting for you to discover. This label is actually a bookstore chain scattered throughout the city, so you can choose a location that suits your route.
BOEKHANDEL VAN PAMPUS
Apart from books, this place also serves tea and coffee. It is something like a sweet and cozy coffee shop. Indeed, this is a great concept because, to be honest, coffee and books are a perfect combination, right?
BOEKHANDEL VAN ROSSUM
Van Rossum was founded in 1929, so it has been around for nearly 100 years. The highlight of this bookstore lies in the unique design with a dome.
NEW ENGLISH BOOKSTORE
Located on the biggest book street in Amsterdam, you will find many books here at half the price on the cover. The genres here are also plentiful in every field: cooking, science fiction, history, mythology, autobiography of celebs, and so much more.
By: Emma Chavez