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Centuries of creativity

Described by many as a village, Amsterdam packs the cultural punch of a city many times its size. While still retaining a bit of a ‘sex, drugs and rock 'n’ roll' reputation, Amsterdam is now more about being a ‘creative city’ where the high standards set by such Golden Age painters as Rembrandt are maintained. The city has become a global hub for art, design, architecture and advertising, but one where all its attractions are just a short and scenic bike ride away.

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Haarlemmerplein Wednesday Market

Haarlemmerplein Wednesday Market

Famous Organic market on Marnixstraat

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Organic market on Marnixstraat Editors' Note

Haarlemmerplein Wednesday Market is not necessarily a tourists' favorite, but it is popular with the locals, and it will give you a fair insight on their shopping and lifestyle habits. It is an organic farmers' market, where you can sample the best produce grown in Amsterdam and the region.

If you do have the opportunity to shop at Haarlemmerplein Wednesday Market, you’ll find a variety of produce, including fresh and smoked eel; Berkshire sausages; eggs; delicious cheeses; vegetables and much more.

Haarlemmerplein Wednesday Market
Haarlemerplein (Marnixstraat), Amsterdam, 1013 Amsterdam