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On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Bloemenmarkt.

Bloemenmarkt features in these preplanned City Guides:

1-day Amsterdam City Guide3-day Amsterdam City Guide5-day Amsterdam City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • The only floating flower market in the world
  • One of Amsterdam's most picturesque sights

Time required: 45 minutes

Phone: +31 20 625 82 82

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Mon - Sat: 9am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 11am - 5:30pm

Public transport:

  • Tram Line 1: Koningsplein stop
  • Tram Line 2: Koningsplein stop
  • Tram Line 5: Koningsplein stop

Address: Singel 1013, Amsterdam

Things you need to know:

  • Bloemenmarkt is a flower market in central Amsterdam that floats on water
  • The stalls are set up on a row of barges along canal Singel
  • As the barges are permanently fixed no rocking or movement is sensible any more
  • Originally flower farmers sailed up the Amstel river from their nurseries to this spot and sold their flowers from their boats
  • The place is a delight with its color explosion especially on a rainy day
  • Hundreds of different flowers in multitude of colors can be found here
  • The market is a good place to buy tulip bulbs sold in ready-to-travel packets

What to do there:

  • Take a walk on this colorful street full of flowers
  • Just take a stroll through the stunning array of flowers and bulbs in the market
  • You can buy cut flowers, bulbs, seeds and garden supplies

Tips & Insights:

  • Buy ready-to-travel packets of tulip bulbs
  • It is the best place to buy souvenirs here

Bloemenmarkt features in these preplanned City Guides: