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Private Tour: Half Day Guided Amsterdam Bike Tour
"After getting a brief introduction about the city and the route to follow we will head towards the Vondelpark. On the tour you will also get to visit the area museums squares and many other places which will simply take your breath away. The tour would highlight 3 main stops: Between art and HistoryThe tour will start from Dam Square and after a brief history about the historic square the royal palace and the church we will head towards the train station. On the way you will also get to have a cup of the finest Italian coffee. Next we will ride toward the famous canals of Amsterdam and the Anne Frank museum. You will also get to have a closer look at the buildings there. Squares and parks of AmsterdamNex which is famous for its nightlife and busy restaurants. From there we head toward huge Vondelpark which is spread on more than 40 hectares. Moreover we will also visit the museum there and see the famous Amsterdam.Markets and Red LightOur tour will also take us to the Biggest and most known market of the city
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Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour
"You’ll be picked up from your Amsterdam hotel or Dam Square at your pre-determined time and taken to the tour starting point. This tour can be taken in English French German Spanish or Portuguese; simply advise at the time of booking which language you prefer.Start with a tram ride to the Jordaan district a former working class area that’s now an upscale hub full of students art galleries specialty shops and markets
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Private Tour: Amsterdam Canals Sightseeing Cruise
"Head to the pier opposite the Rijksmuseum to meet your skipper and board your small private boat. With just you and your private party float effortlessly along Amsterdam’s scenic UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals on your afternoon or evening sightseeing experience.This private cruise lets you customize the route to your interests. Pass by the Rijksmuseum Anne Frank House Skinny Bridge and the Amstel River as well as any other attractions you like such as Mint Tower (Munttoren) St Nicholas Church the Golden Bend
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Albert Cuyp - Street Markets Tips (18)

Amsterdams Markets: Market Heaven !

Amsterdam is a city of markets ~ there is one on every day of the week somewhere in the city! From flowers to antiques ; from books to second hand clothing, there is a market for everybody!
The most famous one is the floating flower market on the Singel canal ; 16 barges which sell a huge variety os bulbs plants and cut flowers as well as many souvenir ideas.
And the Waterlooplein flea market which takes place from Monday to Saturday each week and is found on the Waterlooplein, at the rear of the Stopera building ~ thats the one which resembles a huge set of dentures!
But there are also local markets which are just as much fun ; the Albert Cuypmarkt which is in the area known as De Pijp is almost a kilometre long! A similar market is the Dappermarkt which is in the East of the city, a good local market selling everything from apples to eels!
There are also more specialist markets ; for booklovers and antique hunters.For those who like textiles and clothing.There is a stamp market and, on Saturdays, a farmers market which you will find around the Noorderkerk
Shopping at the market is part of the Amsterdam way of life so if you're there why not enjoy it too?

What to buy Amsterdam is famous for many things, diamonds most of all perhaps. But if the budget doesn't stretch to this maybe some cheese or chocolates. Or some jenever perhaps, the famous Dutch gin.
Perhaps antiques are your pleasure, so why not take a stroll down the Nieuwe Spiegalstraat where you will find a concentration of art and antique shops.

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Dec 07, 2004

Albert Cuyp / Street Markets: A very colourful market

In a less visited area by tourists known as De Pijp, there is a colourful market. De Pijp is the home of flamboyant Dutch people and immigrants. So when I say colourful, I mean all the different nationalities and the peculiarly dressed Dutch people. It's nice to stroll along this market and sit outside on one of the terraces and just observe the locals.

The market is open from Monday through Saturday between 9:30 am to 5 pm.

What to buy Cloths, fruit, vegetables, flowers, fish ...

What to pay Less expensive than elsewhere in shops

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Nov 07, 2004

De Peperbo: De Peperbo

De Peperbo is a lovely market-like shop right on the Albert Cuyp (just behind the stalls) where you will find everything for tea and coffee, kitchenware, spices and herbs, sweets and lovely gifts.
I saw the biggest wooden spoon there that I ever saw.

What to buy Don't! You'll go away with too much anyway. Tea, herbs, spices, kitchenware, a shop to drool over.

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Dec 21, 2003


What to buy You will find there specially cheap clothes and the usual food. This is a place for locals, I think.

I liked a lot the vegetables and fruit stalls, with a lot of products. There was also good bargains in shoes and clothes, too.

Don't miss a couple of stalls where you can taste the "strootje hering" (or something like that) which is a sandwich with a herring, onion and etc. a typicall and nice meal from Holland. Even being typicall for me it was a bit difficult to find it!

What to pay I found it was cheap, good place to buy the daily food!

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Aug 16, 2003
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Albert Cuyp Markt: Street Market

If you’re in the mood for shopping and haggling, then this market is for you. The Albert Cuyp Markt is an outdoor market that stretches for about a mile down the Albert Cuypstraat.

What to buy You’ll find stalls selling everything from vegetables, cheese and fish to cosmetics and clothes.

What to pay "Haggle" is the name of the game.

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Jun 10, 2003

Albert Cuyp Markt

Albert Cuyp is a mile-long, no-nonsense, 100-year-old street market where locals stock up on food, flowers, clothes and notions six days a week. There is something very satisfying about a market in the middle of the street, where cars are banned and pedestrians rule. The market has nearly 300 vendors on both sides of the street facing a central aisle that runs down the middle of four blocks of Albert Cuypstraat. Here you'll see the newer faces of Amsterdam - Kurds, Serbs and Cambodians - selling and buying alongside the ruddy old-timers, all of whom use this market as their everyday larder, choosing from fruits and vegetables, fresh chickens on ice, and smoked and fresh fish. You can walk through Albert Cuyp and see nary a tourist, feeling, for just a moment, what it must be like to be a native. There is no pretension here, but value is everywhere.
Most of the stores on Albert Cuypstraat display their wares on the sidewalk and some even have market stalls. There are a lot of flower and plant merchants and clothing stores whose prices attract a regular following, and little cafes along the street selling local specialties. This is a good neighborhood to scout out the numerous cheap ethnic restaurants operated by recent immigrants.

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