De Bijenkorf department store offers a great selection of the fashion and designer brands, luxury accessories, cosmetics, homeware, souvenirs and gifts. It is often compared with New York’s Macy’s and Les Galleries Lafayette in Paris. Visit De Bijenkorf in Amsterdam and have a look!
De Bijenkorf is a chain of high-end Dutch department stores. Its flagship store is located in a historical building in the center of Amsterdam, on Dam Square. The Amsterdam flagship store covers 5 floors of 21,000 m² in total.
De Bijenkorf and COVID-19 (Corona) regulations
In compliance with the government measures against corona virus, De Bijenkorf shops are closed from 15 December 2020 until further notice. You can still shop online and get everything delivered to your home!
De Bijenkorf selection of brands
The store offers premium shopping experience both to the luxury brands (Chanel, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Diane von Furstenberg, etc.) fans and those who prefer mass market labels (Benetton, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger, Michael Kors, Diesel etc.). Check all fashion brands available at De Bijenkorf >>
De Bijenkorf has a great webshop, which is very easy to use. It offers next-day home delivery (during the sales season or around Christmas delivery times can vary). You can also get your purchase delivered to the shop in Amsterdam and pick it up at the Customer service desk with a valid ID. Great option for the travellers in Amsterdam!
Check De Bijenkorf webshop delivery times and conditions applicable at the moment. Delivery and returns are always free for Privilege Members. If you live in the Netherlands and shop at De Bijenkorf, it’s wise to get a membership. It won’t cost you anything but will give lots of exclusive privileges and bonuses.
As of September 2020, it is required to wear a face mask at De Bijenkorf Amsterdam. You can shop 100% corona-safe online and get everything delivered to your door.
Christmas is, by all means, the most beautiful time of the year at De Bijenkorf. Department stores get beautifully decorated, and the shelves are stocked with sophisticated Christmas tree decorations, interior items and presents. In 2020 the Christmas season starts at De Bijenkorf department stores on the following dates:
De Bijenkorf Amsterdam – 9 October 2020
De Bijenkorf Rotterdam – 1 October 2020
De Bijenkorf Den Haag – October 2020
De Bijenkorf Utrecht – 12 October 2020
De Bijenkorf Eindhoven – 2 October 2020
De Bijenkorf Maastricht – 1 October 2020
De Bijenkorf Amstelveen – 8 October 2020
If you prefer corona-safe shopping this season, you can do your Christmas shopping at De Bijenkorf webshop and get everything delivered to your home.
150 years ago De Bijenkorf started as a small shop “Magazijn de Bijenkorf” on the Nieuwendijk in Amsterdam. In a century and a half it has grown into the oldest department store in the country with seven branches in the Netherlands and webshops in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of De Bijenkorf, 150 brands, including Wandler, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, made a unique version of their most iconic products. Check the exclusive anniversary collection and choose unique timeless pieces for yourself.
How to get to De Bijenkorf?
De Bijenkorf is located on Dam Square. It is just a 5 – 7 minutes walk from Amsterdam Centraal station. Alternatively you can take a tram line 4 or 14 (to the Dam stop) or metro line 52 (the Rokin stop).
If you are travelling by car you can park in Q-Park de Bijenkorf, which has direct access to the department store.
If you spent € 50 of more in De Bijenkorf, you can get a tax refund directly in the store. All you need is to collect your receipts and visit the Tax Free Lounge on the 4th floor of the department store in Amsterdam.