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“Neat market” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Albert Cuyp Market

Albert Cuyp Market
Albert Cuypstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (De Pijp)
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The city's largest street market is just south of the city center.
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Denver
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“Neat market”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I'm a fan of all things eclectic, and definitely found it here. Sure, there's an abundance of second hand fake fur and dinged up cheapass 80s memorabilia, but it has a certain charm.

Visited September 2013
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“Fantastic street market in the heart of Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

The Albert Cuyp Market is a very unique area to check out. They sell everything from handbags and clothing to food and household goods. The market spans a good two to three blocks. It was great to wander amongst the stalls and to purchase fresh squeezed orange juice, herring and fruit smoothies. It took me about two hours to cover the entire market,

I would definitely recommend taking a nice walk through this famous Dutch market. Don’t forget to get a fresh smoothie while you’re there.

Visited August 2013
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“Great for a wander”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Spent an hour or two wandering up and down the length of the market on a day trip to Amsterdam. Quite a lot to browse but not loads of bargains. Nice fresh fruit and other foods including a juice bar type stall which was very welcome on the hot day we were there. We managed to find an Ajax shirt which pleased my son! We walked down to the market following a map, and got a tram back.

Visited July 2013
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Sydney
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“Good street Market”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The no 16 tram drops you right at the start of the markets they start about 930-1000. If you get there early look across the street to a little café on the corner - the name is something to do with bagels can recall exactly.

We found the stall holders to be very friendly the food produce expansive and the shoes, bags(we got 2 for 10euro each), scarfs jackets watchs all of an standards.

We spent about 2.5 to 3 hrs just wandering and shopping.

Visited September 2013
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“Different than expected”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Firstly, the website said the hours were 9 - 5, but when we arrived at 9:30am on a Monday, less than 20% of the vendors were present, and only half of those fully set up. We thought we would wander and buy food for breakfast, but for the first half of our wandering, nothing was open. Eventually we found a stand just warming up the grill with Poffetjes, and then one with fresh orange juice and finally bought some berries from a produce stand. Most of the stands were not geared towards tourists, but locals. Lots of produce, fresh fish, meat, cheese, spices, toothpaste, deoderant etc. If we were spending a week in the city, we would shop here, but as a tourist, we didn't need most of what was there.

It is possible that the market had more to offer later in the day (like fresh food from stands!) but it was hard to know having gone so early. I would try again on my next visit, but this time go closer to lunch, when hopefully more is open.

Visited August 2013
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