PC Hooftstraat Shopping Street
New York has the Fifth Avenue, Paris – Champs Elysées, Milan – Via Montenapoleano, London – New Bond Street …. And Amsterdam has Pieter Cornelisz Hoofstraat.
Located only a few meters from Museumplein, in the district of Amsterdam Oud-Zuid, P.C. Hooftstraat has turned into one of the most exclusive shopping streets of the Netherlands.
The street was named in honor of Pieter Hooft Corneliszoon, son of the mayor of Amsterdam Cornelis Hooft. Pieter Corneliszoon was a poet, playwright and historian of the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age.
The most exclusive brands are present in this street, these are just a few that you can find:
Clothing stores: Ralph Lauren, Emporio Armani, Chanel, Burberry, Gucci, Salvatore Ferragano, Lacoste, Valentino….
Jewelry stores: Cartier, Bvlgari, Chopard and Tiffany & CO….
Shoe stores: Jimmy Choo, Roberto Botticelli..
Watches, writing instruments and accessories stores as MontBlanc or perfumeries as Douglas.
To get from Centraal Station Tram lines 2 and 5 stop at Hobbemastraat, this tram stop is just 2 minutes walk to Pieter Cornelisz Hoofstraat. Leidseplein and Rijkmuseum are located less than 5 minutes walking from the street.
Pieter Cornelisz. Hooftstraat
Cover Photo: Franklin Heijnen