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Universe on a T-Shirt

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Address: Nieuwe Leliestraat 6, 1015 SP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
+31 20 737 0081
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11:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Universe on a t-shirt is a small cute store in the center of the Jordaan...

Universe on a t-shirt is a small cute store in the center of the Jordaan area. We exist 10+ years designing and making prints for t-shirts & sweaters. You can find something for all age groups, from baby sizes till up. We are open 7 days a week from 11:00 - 18:00. Hope to see you in our store!

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Cool little shop

I love Univers on a T-Shirt. I had a custom-made shirt made for my husbands birthday and it turned out better than expected. Also, the off-the-rack shirts they have are clever... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Quite peculiar and (too) simple designs, searching for present for my teenage sons there was really nothing that caught my eye.

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Thank BeBxl
Joris S, Owner at Universe on a T-Shirt, responded to this review

Hi BeBxl, Sorry to hear you didn't find anything for your teenage sons. We are limited by the m2 we have so we focus mostly on men's and women's items. And you know teenage sons can be very demanding in what they want :) but yes we do have our own style, that's actually why people like us. We make... More 

Seattle and Amsterdam
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I love Univers on a T-Shirt. I had a custom-made shirt made for my husbands birthday and it turned out better than expected. Also, the off-the-rack shirts they have are clever and made out of great fabrics. It's the best place to get something if you want to say "Amsterdam" when someone asks where you got that cute shirt.

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Thank seattletoamsterdam
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Its very small store, but with a good vice. The amount of different shirts or hoodies wasn't amazingly high, but there were some fun ones and ended up purchasing a hoodie. So nothing special imo, but worth visiting if nearby :)

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Thank Samuli L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Went in because I saw in trup advisor, its a very nice store but not if your on a budget. Good quality t shirts but not as much veraiety as I thought.

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Thank Naama M
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

Wandered in because I love tshirts and I was so pleasantly surprised. Best shirt shop I've ever been in. Picked up a few awesome shirts and a sailboat hoodie that's adorable. The owner/designer was there and couldn't be nicer. The quality of the shirts and prints are outstanding. What an amazing gem of a shop. I'll be shipping to the... More 

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Thank Beth C
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5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

I just happily blew through some cash for two sweatshirts and on tee, with incredibly cool original graphics. The staff were sweet. I'm sure I'm going to hear "where did you get that?" when I get back to NYC.

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Thank Derek N
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

I visited this shop many times and always end up buying something. It's a one of a kind shop with great customer service. Really enjoy it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 April 2013 via mobile

I was looking for a gift to bring back to my wife and I happened to find this very unique t-shirt shop. The store features items designed and created by the owners (and a few by their 6 year old daughter as well) right on the premises. They utilize shirts made natural materials such as bamboo and eucaliptus fabric that... More 

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Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll through this especially convivial warren of narrow streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and quality galleries. Historically a haven for the working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is better known as an enclave for artists and designers. As popular as the Jordaan is as a destination for locals and out-of-towners alike, the area never feels particularly touristy or overrun with outsiders. A highlight even for long-time Jordaan residents, be sure to accept any invitation to step within one of the area’s beloved courtyards or to have a sneak peek inside one of its many working studios.
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