Amsterdam Sights


Patch Market - every Monday morning between 9:00 and 13:00

Lapjesmarkt or Westerstraatmarkt

Lapjesmarkt - Patch Market in English - is a pleasant street market that is held on Monday morning on Westerstraat in the heart of the Jordaan neighborhood. It has over 160 street vendors.

lapjesmarkt Lapjesmarkt or Westerstraat Market sells all kinds of fabrics, cheap clothes, leather, patches and more general goods

What to buy?

Lapjesmarkt is for lovers of crafts, making clothes and everything you need for this: buttons, poppers, ribbons, yarns, pins, needles. But - more than the name 'Lapjesmarkt' suggests - not only curtain fabric, leather and clothing are sold at the market. You can buy here also cosmetics, new watches, and small interior decoration objects.

Lapjesmarkt is situated in Westerstraat between Lijnbaansgracht and Prinsengracht in the Jordaan neighborhood

Noordermarkt Flea Market

Also on Monday morning a flea market is held at Noordermarkt (Northern Market), adjacent to Westerstraat. This market is a nice place to browse around among, mostly, second-hand stuff like old books, hats, furniture, curiosa, but also unused goods from shop closures.


Westerstraat Market or Lapjesmarkt takes place in Westerstraat between Lijnbaansgracht and Prinsengracht in the Jordaan neighbourhood.

How to get there?

tram3, 10 - stop Marnixplein
parkingParkeergarage Willemspoort

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Amsterdam (Jordaan)

every Monday from 9:00 to 13:00


Nearby sights

Anne Frank House   hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her diary during WWII
Jordaan   neighborhood with many cafés, restaurants, galleries and small shops
Lindenmarkt   big street market
Noordermarkt   picturesque, triangular square alongside the Prinsengracht
Westerkerk   17th century protestant church in which Rembrandt was burried