Albert Cuyp Market, Amsterdam

Categories: Flea Markets, Shopping
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3.5/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
Buy fruits, vegetables, sweets, and clothes at Albert Cuyp Market, the largest street market in the capital city. Following a tradition since 1904, vendors in 300 stalls sell a wide range of products bursting with colors and smells. You can get anything from fish and cameras to makeup and spices. In addition, the prices are usually lower than at regular shops. Look for typical products from Africa and the Middle East, and quench your thirst at some of the numerous ethnic cafes and bars that surround the market. Plan to visit Albert Cuyp Market during your Amsterdam vacation using our convenient Amsterdam itinerary builder.
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  • Typical European market in terms of jobs, food, meat, fish, vegetables, fruit, as well as clothing and other products valid to purchase something and hang out
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  • This is a very nice market because it offers pretty much everything. Clothes, shoes, and so on. But most importantly food stands where you can eat right there. 
  • This is my favorite place to go fabric shopping. There is a great store to buy Liberty. Jan's is the best place to buy trims. I think I have stocked up for the next year. There are quite a few fabric ...  read more »
  • Super cool market. Tons of great food choices among other odds and ends. Highly recommend the stroopwaffels. Freshly made, amazingly delicious. One of the best parts of our trip, and inexpensive to boot!
  • Locals tells us this place lose partly its fashion, but we found it wonderful. Fresh fishes, nuts, chocolate, places where to eat at popular price. We really enjoyed it.
  • Great market with the best stroopwafel maker. It was delicious. Also the the have potato and banana on a stick. Delicious. Lots of souvenirs and knick knacks can be picked up here
  • Don't leave Amsterdam without visiting Albert Cuypmarkt. It's the place to be if you want to taste some of the snack foods Amsterdam has to offer, all while souvenir shopping (though souvenirs here are not as cheap as Bloemenmarkt). Some key things to try are definitely the (original) Stoopwafel, poffertjes, cheese, and meatballs. The stroopwafel truck doesn't open until 11, whereas the market itself opens at 10. but it's worth the wait. The stroopwafels are made fresh, right in front of you. You can also buy some packaged ones to go if you like. Poffertjes are mini pancakes and come with this giant slab of butter. The butter is a bit much for me but the pancakes themselves are great. They taste light and fluffy. The meatballs are pretty good too. I don't remember which stand, and they do reheat in a microwave but they were surprisingly good - that is unless I was really hungry, since this was the first thing I ate of the day. If you're just want to buy some groceries, they've got that too = fresh produce, meat, seafood, and most importantly, CHEESE. The cheese is AMAZING. They let you try before you buy. I wish I got the chance to try some of the seafood. We could have cooked since we were staying in an Airbnb, but it was the beginning of the day and there's no way I would have carried a dead fish around in my backpack all day. Tip - try to come earlier in the day as it gets packed later on.
  • Leuk en gezellig. Amazing Dutch multiculti Street where u can get all for the cheapest rate possible.
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