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All reviews nice square herring the red light district poffertjes cafe bern organic market nice place to stroll pancakes dam square stalls cheese souvenirs tourists monument parts netherlands
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Every Saturday, this morning market takes place offering local fresh fruit, vegetables, nuts, seeds, oil, cheeses, bread and lots more including a crepe stand, a pancake stand and other foods made on the spot. Some of the produce is organic. One takes their own bags...More

Thank BlakievanHemert
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Medium sized, quiet'ish square with a small market on some days including a herring stall. Some reasonably good cafes including the Cafe t'Loosje. The old weighing station is a centrepoint building.

Thank david n
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Nieuwmarkt is a pleasant, fairly quiet square situated very close to China Town and the Red Light District, that my partner and I like to visit whenever we come to the City . There are lots of pubs, cafes, bars and restaurants here, and other...More

Thank Beebook3
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This square is not so crowded and frenetic like the city center. Pubs and cafe's crowd the edges of the square. Plenty of choice there, also in the side streets like Binnen Bantammerstraat some nice places to be found. There's the Bredero monument on one...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

Good range of pubs and places to sit outside and people watch. It's quieter than Dam Square and not as much traffic. There are seats around the square and a nice looking old restaurant in the middle. A whole street of Asian restaurants just off...More

Thank JWellingtonWimpy
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I like this area to sit outside one of the bars or cafes and watch the world go by. Always busy. There are markets on which sometimes have food but this weekend had arty stuff. Easy place to sit for an hour or so and...More

Thank Wandering_Hippy_Me
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Sometimes there is a food market here. Otherwise it's a big square in the old city, lots of places to eat and drink, trams passing by.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

If you want your day to get better just visit Tony Benson's Poffertjes the best Poffertjes in the Netherlands!!! And the best person in the world:)

Thank teddyandjohny
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Lots of big name brand stores (we saw 4 Samsonite stores in a few blocks) and tourists. No soul. No reason to visit.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Nieumarkt is within the enclave of Amsterdam central were you have various restaurants, pubs and the red light district. The taxi park and metro station ease the mobility of tourists. The closeness to the central station enables connectivity to the whole of Netherlands. There are...More

Thank murtala a
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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