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At The American Book Center, find an enormous range of English language books and magazines (mostly from the US) spread across three floors. The store makes an ideal place to stock up on vacation reading material should you run out, or simply to browse. Friendly, knowledgeable staff will point you in the direction of any particular books you're looking for, and provide recommendations if you can't decide. Work out when and for how long to visit The American Book Center and other Amsterdam attractions using our handy Amsterdam trip itinerary builder site.
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The American Book Center reviews
A must place to visit if you like English books. This place is simply amazing with books for types of readers Staff services very good
A must place to visit if you like English books. This place is simply amazing with books for types of readers Staff services very good more »
This book store is specialized in English Books, as you would suggest from the name. Readers of any age can find the book of their taste. We are returning for years and there is still something new...
This book store is specialized in English Books, as you would suggest from the name. Readers of any age can find the book of their taste. We are returning for years and there is still something new... more »
Nice store stretching over three floors, full of books in English – fiction, YA, non-fiction. A few books are on sale, so it's worth keeping an eye out for the shelves in between that say "Sale". You can also find postcards, magazines and games, plus there's a café (which I haven't tried though). A great place for anyone looking for books in English!
A 3 storied book store in the city centre of Amsterdam.. it has a wide range of books in all the different genres. One of the best book stores to browse through and buy books in Amsterdam. On the topmost floor, they also have a small cafe where you can read while sipping on your coffee.
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