The Albert Cuyp market is the busiest and the largest daytime market. It is located at De Pijp area of the Oud - Zuiddistrict of the city. The market initiatedits trading in 1904 and is named in the memory of Albert Cuyp, a painter from 17th century. There are about 300 stalls, lined on both sides of the street. It is a collection of street traders and pushcarts and is flourished with traditional range of fruits, vegetables, cloths, cosmetics, computer, pets etc. There are many ethnic restaurants, coffee shops, bars and many shops are also available at the market. The main specialty of the place is the popular Dutch Stroopwafels, which are prepared fresh and is available at a reasonable rate. The Market offers a special winter market during the month of December. The key highlight of this lane is the statue of the famous singer Albert Cuyp. Even you can have a walk along the banks of the River Amsel. The market is crowded on all the Saturdays and sunny days.
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How to reach:
By Train: The nearest metro station is the central station from where it takes around 15 minutes to reach the market.
By Tram: Take tram numbers 4, 16, 24 or 25.
By Bus: Go via bus numbers 16, 24, 170, 172 and 174.
Timings: Monday to Saturday From 9.00 to 5.00 pm and closes earlier in the winter season.
Tickets: No Entrance Fee.
Address: Albert Cuypstraat, 1072 CN Amsterdam.