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The city's largest street market is just south of the city center.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Amsterdam
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Albert Cuypstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Oude Pijp
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on a Monday afternoon and some of the stalls were closed. Albert Cuypstraat was very quiet and the market atmosphere just wasn’t there. The sundry products and food produce sold were not of particular interest to us. By all means visit the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PatrickLLLL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the biggest markets I’ve ever been to, the market stretches down one huge road and is out the way of Amsterdam centre but is defiantly worth the trip!! Filled with a range of delicious fresh foods from across the world including Dutch favourites!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Barrett28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely market outside market that is positioned outside of businesses. Mostly fresh fruit, veggies, and meats. I don't think I got bargains, but I like the Turkish good I obtained.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dellap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mainly we went to this market for trying the typical Dutch hering. We found a nice place where we ate hering, fried shrimps and crabsalad. The price was more than “friendly”. We also bought some souvenirs. Typical market where they let you bargain. Worth taking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 865zsuzsab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard of this place for the waffles, and it was pretty much the only reason we went. We ended up really enjoying everything about this place. The whole feel of the market was great, bustling. I ended up spending very little money and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Europe has weekend markets and weekly markets almost everywhere. But this one is mounted and dismounted every day!!! The shopping is great and youbcan find just about anything at bargain prices. But the best part for me was the food! Get into the hollandaise culture...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Luis S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there about 11 a.m. and the market was probably just getting started. There weren’t many customers. With vendors lining a street of about 300-400 metres in length, it makes for a pleasant stroll. The merchandise is quite varied, from cheap clothes to souvenirs...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank F8714PN_Alex_W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amsterdam can be expensive but here you can get a great variety of things at bargain price. Seems like lots of local people shop there (fresh produce etc). There are some really good food stalls, one of them were giving out free chicken wings, and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VivIPianist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After being able to walk around the market for an hour, I must say that it's a must-see. It's a shame I couldn't wander around longer. I could spend hours just eating my way through the market, through countless stroopwaffels and with some of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NK1W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a typical outdoor market with kitschy souvenirs and cheaply made clothing. The food portion is the best. There are lots of food stalls to choose from and none will disappoint. If you're going to find souvenirs to buy, look elsewhere.

Date of experience: November 2018
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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
...More
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December 5, 2018|
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October 21, 2018|
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Response from Trumpet33 | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi from port to the market. I believe it was approximately 10 minute taxi ride. It was well worth it. We tried several local foods at the market. We also walked past Starbucks to find a patio to have a beer and... More
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Georgina T
Canada
Amsterdam April 26 to 29th , 2016 some advice please (11 Replies)
Hello, My husband and I will be arriving Ams on Apr. 26th and are staying in the museum quarter. On this day the plan is to bus from the airport to hotel around 1 p.m. and check in. Rest. Supper. Bed. On the 27th I will visit the Van Gogh museum at 9 a.m. and then meet my husband to go to the Albert Cuyp market for a couple of hours. In the p.m. we plan to take a train to Osterbeek to visit some Canadian soldiers' graves, see the museum and back to Ams for supper. On the 28th we are planning...More
February 20, 2016|
Response fromlennybruce|
I'm pretty sure the normal Albert Cuyp is not open on King's Day. There may be people and commercial vendors there with their King's Day street flea market stuff though.
12soup-er
Wantagh, New York
Walking distance/ Time (5 Replies)
From around the cruise ship dock to Albert Cuyp market? Thanks
February 20, 2017|
Response fromErikandSandya|
40 minutes for about 4 km. Exactly opposite ends of the city centre. Take tram 16 from Central Station. All the best, <Erik> & [Sandya]
elevatorman
nj
Elevatorman arriving in Amsterdam next week....... (13 Replies)
Sorry for the length of this but I am truly excited. Well the anxiety has been building up for the last few weeks now but it is almost time for vaca. I make my once a year journey from the east coast in the states to the Dam. This will be my fifth visit in 5 years. I get one week off from work a year and I use my only vacation days to come to the DAM. Here is a list of some of my stops and I appreciate any feedback or any added suggestions. I am always on this forum and could not have...More
November 27, 2008|
Response fromGeoff B|
hi Chris , well I hope you have a great time. Your plans seem pretty sound , although I know nothing about Coffee Shops as I don't frequent them. Whilst you are chillin in and around the RLD here are a couple of bars that you may like. Cafe de Zun , opposite In de Waag Cafe Corso , just across from Moulin Rouge and Lord Mikes , Zeedijk 55..Its better if hes there himself. You will know if he is , hes a largish black man. Sometimes he works the door and sometimes the bar. Oh and also...More