Friday 15th of December 2017 12:28:09 AM

Amsterdam Markets
Published: 11-07-2011

Visiting open-air markets is one of the best ways to soak up authentic culture in a travel destination. Amsterdam markets are alive with the colours, smells and sights that define Amsterdam's local flavour. Discover the village atmosphere of the city's markets, most of which are open year-round, rain or shine.

The popular city of Amsterdam market is the Albert Cuyp market.
More than 250 stalls sell everything from cheese to bike chains, fresh produce to fried street snacks, shaving cream to shoes and clothes. A feast for the senses, this is Amsterdam's busiest market.

Open Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 17:00, All year around

Pure Market: is the market for for delicious, traditional, local Dutch food.
It is open every last Sunday of the month (from March through October, except July) 11:00 - 18:00.
at the Park Frankendael, Oost-Watergraafsmeer.

Organic farmers' market:
 Placed in the Jordaan, every Saturday morning . Taste your way through handcrafted cheeses, homemade herb pestos, specialty mushrooms and artisanal baked goods. Several flea market stalls also set up on Saturdays (more on Mondays).

Saturdays 09:00 - 17:00, All year round.

Boerenmarkt on Nieuwmarkt:
In the shadow of the stunning medieval building De Waag, you'll find organic produce, bread, pastries and all-natural home products.

open Saturdays 09:00 - 17:00, All year around

The Waterlooplein market:
This market is A paradise for bargain-hunter's or junk collectors.
this sprawling flea market is worth a visit just for the spectacle. Some stalls specialize in
bric-a-brac and used goods, others in new clothes and cheap toys.

open Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 18:00, All year around

Monday morning Noordmarkt:
While some stalls offer a smaller selection on Saturdays (alongside the farmers' market), in-the-know shoppers come to Noordermarkt on Mondays to find lovely antiques, unique collectibles and racks of vintage clothes. Get there early for the best choices.

open Mondays 09:00 - 13:00, All year around

Flower market
This market is a canal side alley full of blooms, bulbs and plants.
It's a Dutch tradition of flower trading.
 No matter what time of year, the stalls create seasonal scents and a lush rainbow of choices
  • open Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 17:30, Sunday 11:00 - 17:00, All year round
Spui Books market:
The sight of an old-fashioned book market amidst the hustle and bustle of a Friday in Amsterdam is one of the cultural contrasts to love about this city. Old art and photography books are easy to find here, as are maps and prints.
open Fridays 10:00 - 18:00, All year around

Spui art market:
This is a perfect place to find a unique souvenir or gift. Local and regional artists offer everything from acrylic paintings and handmade ceramics to watercolour children's art and intricate etchings of Amsterdam scenes.

open Sundays (March to December) 10:00 - 18:00