Albert Cuyp Market Amsterdam, over 100 years of liveliness
There’s no place like the Albert Cuyp street market to find your typical Amsterdam sense of humour and laid back atmosphere. Your day out in Amsterdam won’t be complete without a visit to Holland’s most popular street market. Since 1905 the “Cuyp” fascinates Amsterdam’s inhabitants as well as culinary amateurs, passers-by or people looking for a bargain, making a day trip or tourists… anyone, for that matter.
Largest street market in the Netherlands
At the Albert Cuyp market, you’ll find fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, flowers and plants as well as beautiful fabrics, trendy clothing, fine leather ware and jewellery. Take a haring at the fish cart or get yourself freshly baked syrup waffles to take home. You can have a coffee in a traditional Amsterdam café or in a highly modern pub. You’ll find the statue of Holland’s popular singer André Hazes at the corner of first Sweelinck street. With it’s 260 market stands, Albert Cuyp is Holland’s largest street market offering a variety of things to see.
Amsterdam’s “Quartier Latin”
The Albert Cuyp street market is situated in the heart of the 19th century quarter De Pijp, Amsterdam’s “Quartier Latin”. For the last decades, this has been a very popular quarter. It’s numerous exotic shops, workshops and handicraft business as well as cosy pubs and restaurants give this quarter it’s lively and varied character. Both the Heineken Experience and the Rijksmuseum are nearby.
To get there
Public transport is the best way to get to the Albert Cuyp market. Coming from Amsterdam Central Station, you may take tram lines 4,16, 24 or 25 to get there. If you prefer come by car, it’s best to use one of the six Park and Ride facilities indicated in the brochure.
Monday till Saturday, 9:00 – 17.00
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