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Noordermarkt – Best Saturday Market

Flowers at Noordermarkt

The Northern Market or, in Dutch, De Noordermarkt. This is actually 3 markets in one. There is an organic Farmers Market with a Flea Market adjoining it as well as a Street Market just around the corner on the Lindengracht. So you really get the best of all types of a market in one place. …

Nieuwmarkt – Saturday Farmers Market

Nieuwmarkt Saturday Farmers MarketMarket

There is a Saurday organic farmers marketfrom 9am to 5pm on the Nieuwmarkt. This is a ‘square’ on the eastern edge of the old town where you will find the majestic medieval city gate, now known as de Waag. We pass through this market on the Saturday morning Amsterdam Walking Tour, our small group 3…

Noordermarkt – Best Monday Morning Market

Clothes at Noordermarkt

This wonderful flea market is the best in Amsterdam.  The only bad thing about it is that it is only open on Mondays, 09h00 to 13h00 but I guess that makes it all the more special. The flea market can be found on the square in front of the Noorderkerk (Northern Church) which is on…

Waterlooplein Flea Market – Monday to Saturday

Clothes at Noordermarkt

This is the big daddy of Amsterdam flea markets. It’s been around for over 100 years and has a huge variety of new and second-hand clothes, books, brick-a-brack, bikes, even porn, well this is Amsterdam after all.  You can get cheesy souvenirs here for less than in the souvenir shops. It’s open Monday to Saturday about…

Nieuwmarkt – Only Sunday Flea Market

Nieuwmarkt Market

This lovely square is home to the only Sunday Antique (Flea) Market in town and it has the usual flea market stuff to rummage through before sitting down to a beer at one of the cafe terraces surrounding it! Locaal ‘t Loosje is my favorite. Nieuwmarkt Information

Dapper Markt – Amsterdam East – Not Sundays

Cheeses at Dapper Markt

The Dappermarkt, in Amsterdam East, is a real neighborhood street market with absolutely no tourist element or focus so if you want to see where locals shop for cheap stuff look no further!  The market is best in the mornings and differs a bit from day to day. On Mondays, for example, there are many…