Albert Cuyp market. Amsterdam
There's no place like the Albert Cuyp street market to find the 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 cheap buy. 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 market street and offering a variety of things to see.