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Albert Cuyp Market

Albert Cuypstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: The city's largest street market is just south of the city center.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is the best market we came across in Amsterdam. So much to see, that even if like us you don't purchase anything, it's still worth a visit. Many different types of food for sale as well as clothing, shoes, furniture and beauty/toiletry products. Would definitely return during our next visit to Amsterdam!

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Horsens, Denmark
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We had great fun visiting this plentiful market with great produce and lots to look at. The area is worth a visit, providing a glimpse of a different Amsterdam from the old canals etc. Easy to get to by foot or tram. Apart from food we bought bike accessories and 2nd hand children's cloths, which were fun things to bring... More

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Edmonton
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This place was a fantastic visit for us. Lots to see, great produce, and awesome Dutch fast food. Just stroll through, or eat your way through the stalls! Small market compared to markets in Asian countries but definitely comparable to others. Cheap clothing items, luggage, and souvenirs available. I bought a sturdy pannier and a bike bell - decorative ones... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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161 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This market has to rate as one of the best that we have seen. The variety of wares, food etc. is astounding. Handy by tram from the center of town enables easy access. Food is plentiful with large numbers of stalls offering takeaway snacks. Many restaurants and also surround the market. Good place to buy souvenirs. Can stroll down the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Albert Cuyp market is a lovely market to walk around - nice wide variety of things to buy and look at. A fun place to buy some touristy items as well as buy some clothes that the local Dutch people wear.

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Calgary
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Very busy with lots of different shops and vendors. Unique souvenirs to pick up include cheese, dutch themed fabric for sewing, flea market antiques and dishes, 5 to 10 euro cheap shoes, scarves and clothes. Fresh stroopwafel available for 2 euro, naughty chocolate novelty items and fresh roasted nuts. Catch the tram and exit at McDonalds were the street starts.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

This market is huge and runs from one end of the street to the other. On either wide of the market are local shops selling all types of shoes and clothes. The market does repeat itself quite a bit but there is loads to see and all buy. The food stalls are fantastic there with lots of choice, make sure... More

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Altnaharra, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If you like local markets, plenty to look at & buy if you feel the need. An easy tram ride to access stops right outside, watch the old ladies & their shoppers get up on tram & you know you're there!

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Pune, India
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I came here with expectations that we'd find something nice and quaint as a souvenir from Amsterdam, but this market disappointed us. You get the usual flea market stuff here like clothes, household goods and street food (Try the Raw Herring Fish here!) There's nothing extraordinary about the place. The restaurants are good and one can chill out at some... More

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NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

There are so many food stalls in this daily street market that it can easily turn into a meal! Lunch here can consist of Indonesian, Surinamese or Dutch specialties, together with cheese, ice cream, and dishes from several other ethnic sources. Lining the street are more food choices, including each of the aforementioned nationalities plus other Asian choices. I recommend... More

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