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Albert Cuyp Market

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Address: Albert Cuypstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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The city's largest street market is just south of the city center.

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Market with chinese stuff

I love markets, but not that kind. We go nearly to the end to fine the fresh food, fruits and fish. Until this long trip we saw only Chinese clothes - like in Chinese markets... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kirkland, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Albert Cuyp Market is fun to wander and explore, but it's not a "must" if you have limited time. There are many stalls with food, fruits, etc. and some - for lack of a better work - junk; delicious stroopwaffles, though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice place for buy goods food and to have a coffe Traditional market for good food all kind of food Like fish and good cafe for shisha

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love markets, but not that kind. We go nearly to the end to fine the fresh food, fruits and fish. Until this long trip we saw only Chinese clothes - like in Chinese markets. When we find the nice part of the market, we buy fresh food, vegetable and some fruit for good price. I am not at home... More 

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Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you would spend only 1-3 day(s) in Amsterdam, just skip this market !!! Amsterdam is a very wonderful city where many interesting places to see and visit. This market is not so interesting;just average, or below, that I would suggest. There're some interesting food stalls, which're Benny's chicken : tasty flavoured chicken woth not high price and of course... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best market in Amsterdam the sell from vegetables till clothing anything you like they sell it. It's a multi cultural market and the have still some typical Dutch food stands like poffertjes, stroopwafels, Haring, etc If you are looking for bargains this is the place to be with a small perfume/beauty store called grimick selling big brands for small prices... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Another must go to! Just heaven for shopping for really good quality items made in Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Denmark etc. make sure you have plenty of time to go around. There are many stores for just about anything from arts, crafts, sewing, fabrics, clothing, leather, unusual stuff, fresh fruits and vegetables, coconut water in the coconut, my my just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My friend (architect) was in Amsterdam before, but this time he came with his wife and three children. And there was one thing he really wanted to show them for sure and that was The Albert Cuyp Market. They spent a good two hours buying there little gifts for their friends at home for prices they could not believe. One... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Albert Cuyp Markt was by far one of the best markets we have visited abroad. We went back for a second visit and still found amazing food, interesting gift shops and wonderfully welcoming shopkeepers we missed the first time through. The Stroopwaffel shop alone is worth the visit. This is a do not miss!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While there is not huge variation in products (sunglasses, clothes, fruit, humus) it is actually a great market and has the oldest stroopwaffle stand in Amsterdam (they say)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This market is not open late. Make sure you get to the market early before vendors start packing up. Street food is very good here; you don't want to come here after you've eaten. Also just try the various snacks, don't fill up on one stall because you will regret! The prices on souvenirs here can be substantially cheaper than... More 

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De Pijp
Bustling Albert Cuypstraat serves as the main drag through De Pijp and the location for Albert Cuyp Market, the largest and most famous of Amsterdam’s many outdoor markets. Beyond this sometimes-frantic thoroughfare, tiny lanes beckon urban explorers in search of the latest trends and hidden gems. Nearly half the residents living in De Pijp are foreigners and a good number of them are students. Here you'll find a multitude of ethnic restaurants, great cafes and bars, and a brilliant array of locally owned shops, all catering to a broad range of budgets and tastes.
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