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“Famous flea market” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Waterlooplein Market

Waterlooplein Market
behind the Amsterdam Townhall, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
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Owner description: This is Amsterdam's bustling flea market with more than 300 stalls of merchandise offering a wide selection of items from secondhand clothing and antiques to leather coats and shoes.
Scarborough, United Kingdom
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“Famous flea market”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

After lunch we walked to Waterlooplein to explore the famous flea market. This bustling market sells everything from Che Guevara posters to bicycle parts, and African drums to military uniforms. The busy square is named after the battle of Waterloo, and stands near to the impressive Amstel River. None of us were tempted to buy anything, unless a cone of chips counts!

Visited August 2013
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“Cute and Fun flea market!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Great to enjoy in combination with the Jewish Museum and Synagogue. The flea market is quite typical of Europe but truly fun. Remember: someone else's junk may be your gold! New stuff too to sort through.

Visited August 2013
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“Near the Rembrandt House”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

This is a lovely flea market where residents offer souvenirs and clothing and food and bicycle parts. Take some time after you see the Rembrandt House and make a purchase of jewelry or a cup and saucer. Have fun

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“Much to see”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

A big market with lot of old stuff and cool t-shirts. My fiance bought an old cookiejar. I was just fascinating over the t-shirt with the text "Dont drink and drive. Smoke and fly!" Didnt bought it though.

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“You never know what you will find”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

We went with no expectations but were surprised with what we found. 4 pairs of Dr Marten shoes at a steal! I guess there is always an element of surprise when visiting markets.

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