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Waterlooplein Market

behind the Amsterdam Townhall, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 14 020
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This is Amsterdam's bustling flea market with more than 300 stalls of merchandise offering a wide selection of items from secondhand clothing and antiques to leather coats and shoes.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good35%
  • Average32%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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behind the Amsterdam Townhall, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plantage & the East
+31 14 020
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A really nice market that has a vast variety of goods. Although there are a few stalls with new items, the majority is second-hand. Flea market at it's best.

Thank MyOpinion22014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a great. Loads of stalls with all sorts of items, from hippy clothing to shows and cameras. Very reasonably priced

Thank Mags N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is interesting local market. It open around 11 AM and has stall selling clothes, music posters, old artifacts and few souvenirs shops. It's worth a stroll if one happens to be walking around in the area.

Thank ShaileshSoni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What was traditionally a biggest city market in the proximity of the traditionally Jewish quarters of the town is today more just a place dominated by a huge white building of an opera combined with the Town Hall called Stopera. You will find the market...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Interesting to walk around. Stalls dont set up too early so would suggest after 11am. Doesnt take too long to walk around so you dont need to leave more than an hour for this.

1  Thank garfieldBelfast
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Had a good walk around what is essentially a nice market, well worth a visit if your looking for that odd item, 👍👍👍👍

Thank William S
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Our young family loved this second hand / bargain market, picking up clogs, woolly hats and souvenir little clogs for bargain prices.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It was an interesting market. Had a lot of things to see but it was definitely more for the locals as they had meats, vegetables, etc. We were able to get a few souvenirs here. It's worth a stroll if you are just walking around.

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We stumbled across this Flea Market on our way to the Rembrandt House. It spans multiple city blocks behind the City Hall. It is full of wares primarily for the locals rather than tourists. However, if you like to visit flea markets just to look...More

Thank sentellr
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

As far as flea markets go, this one is just average. Nothing much exciting. Or maybe because it was the afternoon and half of the vendors closed. Nonetheless, there was not much to see there.

1  Thank ayaa1977
Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides
visitors with the chance to imagine the city that
Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house)
while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at
Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying
a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The
Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of
town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s
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13 July 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
The market opens at 10 a.m. and it closes at 17 p.m. On Mondays the market is closed.
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26 April 2015|
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Response from Peter_Dawes | Reviewed this property |
trams are well set up for anyone with mobility issues.Not used the cruise terminal, but there is a tram stop by the market, and trams take you to many locations in central Amsterdam.