Amsterdam Sights


beautiful square dominated by the Northern Church

Noordermarkt is a busy and cosy place on Saturdays and Mondays when a market for organic food (De Boerenmarkt) and a flea market are held.

The picturesque square is dominated by the Noorderkerk (Northern Church, 1620-1623) and lined by cafés and restaurants. The square borders the Prinsengracht (Prince's Canal), one of Amsterdam's main canals.

The Noorderkerk at the Noordermarkt in the Jordaan

Flea Market

Every Monday morning from 9am to 1pm a great flea market is held in front of Noorderkerk in the famous Jordaan quarter. You can find here antique furniture, old books, records, hats, curiosa, piles of second-hand clothing, but also unused goods from shop closures.

Organic Farmer's Market

On Saturday (from 9am to 4pm) you will find at the foot of Noorderkerk 'De Boerenmarkt', a biological food market, offering fresh ecological products. You can find organic fruits and vegetables, oils, herbs, candles and so on.

Patch Market

Also every Monday morning from 9am to 1pm Lapjesmarkt (Patch Market) is held on Westerstraat, around the corner from Noordermarkt. This s a pleasant, cozy street market where fabrics, leather and tools for making clothes are sold.

Detail from the Noorderkerk: roof window with the city arms above it

The Jordaan itself is a former working class neighborhood, which now has plenty of nice bars, restaurants and shops.

Noordermarkt / Northern Market

recommended websites

Biologische Noordermarkt

The 9 Streets

Fun shopping in the Jordaan

Famous Amsterdam Churches

Famous Amsterdam Churches
Oude Kerk, Nieuwe Kerk, Noorderkerk, Ronde Lutherse Kerk, Sint Nicolaaskerk, Vondelkerk, Westerkerk, Zuiderkerk

Jordaan Shopping Route Looiersgracht Wolvenstraat Prinsengracht Start