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Visting the Leiden Saturday Market in the old city center is certainly the best introduction to Leiden. Along the canals between the City Hall and the old Borough, you will not just find all fresh produce and other goods you may fancy at budget prices but also experience the…
I just love it. Best thing to do on Saturday mornings. Lovely market. Food, textile, spiritual things, and all the people are friendly.
Been visiting Leiden for 30 years or so..the market on a Saturday morning is our highlight..meet up with our Dutch friends for a drink and then meander for the next 90 mins..have some delicious spring rolls ..look at the colourful fresh fruit and veg stalls..the aromatic fish…
You will find everything on this market: fresh fish, meat, a huge variety of cheese (you can also taste them), graines, flowers, bakeries, waffles, sweets, vegetables and fruits. It's a nice program on Saturday morning, seems like local people do the same.
It was warm, it was busy and very very gezelig!! Seemed people were there as much to connect as to purchase anything. No idea what prices were like, but we loved being there. Sitting with the throngs, in the sun, on the water, surrounded by happy conversation.