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For those who haven’t visited the Netherlands, may this list may inspire all 18 yr + marijuana enthusiasts to plan their next vacation. The coffee shops are different from your regular, everyday double-double stop. The Coffee Shops of Netherlands provide a legal, safe and great atmosphere to purchase seeds or strains and enjoy the freedom of Mary Jane.

Each shop is filled with local amsterdammers or travelers from across the world where you can exchange stories, a joint and enjoy a positive atmosphere. If you are a cannabis entusiast, then you must visit Amsterdam.

Here is a list of 9 great reasons to take a visit:

1. Marijuana Menu

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Each coffee shop has their own innovative menu providing large selections of seeds, joints, buds, hash, edibles and much more.

2. Strains

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Amsterdam has hundreds of shops. You can imagine how creative each place can get. Several names and styles can make it hard to choose which one you want to indulge in first.

3. Knowledgeable Shop Employees

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Depending on the experience you want, whether it’s a sweet taste, high potency, effects such as mood uplifting or relaxing, you can count on the shop employees to help you chose which strain is right for your current desire.

4. Vibes

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Whether it’s the first shop you stumble upon, or if you partake coffee shop crawling, every establishment may have different styles but the good vibes in each place is quite consistent.

5. Munchies

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Need I say more? Some coffee shops are known for their delicious selection of desserts such as chocolate fudge space cake while other shops have menus consisting of some amazing pub style food.

6. The Art

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Everything from psychedelic scene, to shops with mosaics and murals such as Abraxas, you can stumble upon some pretty talented work which even makes the high more enjoyable.

7. High Times Cannabis Cup

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A main smoking event that happens in November leaves cannabis clouds and good memories in the city. Marijuana enthusiasts go strain seeking between different shops and have the opportunity to watch judges enjoy and select the award winning strains of the year.

8. Award winning & World Famous Coffee shops

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Blaze the 2014 award winning strain “Cookies Kush” at Barney’s a top quality coffee shop or stroll around to several all shops that have made it on the Cannabis cup for award winning strains or sativa and indica by seed companies.

9. Coffee Shop for every Marijuana Enthusiast

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With 200 shops to choose between from the rocking Pink Floyd based coffee shop to mystical planet themes, pub styles, living room set ups, there is truly a place for everyone to find their favorite chill atmosphere to blaze and enjoy being in Amsterdam.

Have you been to Amsterdam and samples the local delights? Let us know your tips on social media!

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