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De Markt

Address: On the Oude and Nieuwe Rijn every Saturday, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping & Fashion
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English first
a very rainy country
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124 reviews 124 reviews
31 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I visit this market every week to get my fresh veg but also for cheese, mushrooms, hummus, nuts etc. There is a big range of products offered here. On wednesdays there is also a section with organic veg and breads. The local cheese shop sells all kind of different typical Dutch cheeses and even seals them so you can take... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This is a great market to visit and it makes Leiden an even more interesting place because you can find some real good bargains .Well worth a visit

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The hague
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

If tot visit the fruit,flowers and fish market you get the best experience of what Leiden will be for "the leidenaar" Buy some cheese at the place in front of the city hall and if you really like to have a good friendly salesman talk. Ask for Ilias everybody knows Ilias delicatesse! His home made peanut butter is the best... More 

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Belo Horizonte, MG
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Eat 4 herring for €5, or brodje gambalen for just € 2. Enjoy the oudse Gouda cheese and take some bread home. Not without checking the strawberry icecream at Roberto. See you next saturday.

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This is the thing I wanted to experience when I came to Netherlands. A typical market, with local people and delicious local food. Try the fried fish, raw fish sandwich, caramel stroopwaffle and be happy :D

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Love going to this market every saturday, mostly to buy fruit, veggies and flowers! Although on of the ends stinks of fish, it is all part of the experience! The best place where all the locals gather, whether they are doing their weekly shopping trips, eating the raw fish, or just sitting on one of the many cafes/bars/restaurants which are... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Just 10 mins from Duinrell all the shopping and coffe shops anybody could want or need,cafes bars, C&As Dixons and designer shops Canal trips more to see than a day allows also a working windmill

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Houston, Texas
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105 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

A friendly local lady directed us to a less-crowded entrance to the Markt along the Nieuwe Rijn and we enjoyed seeing the variety of products available, it seemed every produce vendor was trying to convince me to buy several containers of their beautiful small local "aarbei" - strawberries, but we were on the lookout for the "nieuwe haring", the 'new... More 

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All over the place
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

This is a wonderful market taking place on Saturdays and Wednesdays, the wednesday one being smaller in size to the saturday option. Spanning both sides of the Rijn in the old centre it really is something good to visit and pick up some thing. The market is separated into sections, with flowers/ plants and fish stands on the north side... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

The wednesday and saturday markets are held along both sides of the Rijn and on the Corn bridge. The cheese stands are especially great. Make sure to ask for a "prof'", a small sample for a cheese that you do not know. While you are there, sample some Leidsekaas (Leiden Cheese). The cheese stands will vacuum pack the cheese so... More 

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