Albert Cuyp Market, Amsterdam

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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Albert Cuyp Market and other Amsterdam attractions using our handy Amsterdam trip planner.
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  • I am a Shopper and bought several items that I am happy with at the Albert Cupt Market! Reader Glasses, Wine Bottle Holder, Outfit, Headband, Earrings & Necklace! Silly Me bought a supposedly Blue....  more »
  • Heard about the store so I wanted to check it out around lunchtime. When I went, there were lots of tourist shops with their tents and about 25% of them were food stalls. For stroopwaffles, I went...  more »
  • Mostly stalls with imported mass produced clothing, bags, shoes etc, a few fish stalls, one true Dutch herring stall, and the best- some fresh flower stalls, mostly towards the end of the week. Some stall holders nice, some really rude.. More interesting shops in the vicinity.
  • This is a good market, but relatively small and standard in its offering. There are a decent number of food stalls on offer, but nothing spectacularly unique or interesting. If you are getting a bite to eat here, not all stalls offer seating, so be prepared to eat on the go. It's a good way to while away an hour or two.

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