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Tips to buy cheap in Amsterdam

Hands up, this is a traveling robbery! Drop the books for a while and leave the library because you’re going shopping in Amsterdam. Trust that these lines, full of useful data, will help you find the best bargains for Shopping Amsterdam.

  1. Farm markets

Second-hand clothes abound in neighborhood markets. As the Erasmus students in Amsterdam  know, time is not a problem in the Netherlands , nor does it paralyze anything, that is why the markets of the popular Dutch city open all year round six days a week (Monday to Saturday), rain or shine.

The best known of the street markets of Amsterdam  is the “Waterlooplein”, where you will find a bit of everything, also second-hand “vintage” clothes. Waterlooplein is a spectacle in itself, an ode to the kitsch, the different and the cheap.

Finally, the market that the pros of cheap purchases do not forgive is that of IJ-hallen, in Noord , a monthly appointment with the largest street market in the Netherlands .

  1. Dappermarkt

Welcome to the east of Amsterdam!”Dappermarkt”, the most affordable market in the capital of the Netherlands, deserves a special mention. This is a place to buy fun and carefree clothes, a corner where you can taste culinary specialties of the world at ridiculous prices. It’s multicultural, it’s fresh, and it’syoung…

It’s recommendedto spend the morning browsing through the “Dappermarkt” stalls. Do not hesitate to complete the experience by buying a plate of exotic food to take away, since Oosterpark is a 5-minute walk away, a large urban green area where you and your friends can have a fun picnic.

  1. Centric commercial streets

Haarlemmerstraat and Haarlemmerdijk, located in the heart of the Jordaan district, are shopping streets that enjoy an independent spirit. Alternatives and modern, you will like to spend an afternoon browsing through its shop windows, which coexist with small and cozy restaurants.

Little money and a lot of desire! That is sometimes the combination when you are a student and you are in another city that is not yours. In the case of Amsterdam, being young and just walking around with money should not prevent you from having access to a lot of fun plans and things, all thanks to the fact that the capital of the Netherlands offers you many free activities.

  1. Tulips Channels any trip to this city is the sumun for the senses.

Very close to the Museum of Amsterdam you can travel to the past totally free. Direct your steps to number 373 of NieuwezijdsVoorburgwal and you will come across a magical place with free entrance called the Begijnhof. Architecturally very interesting, it was erected in the 14th century to house a group of devotees called “Beguinas” (some of whom still live there). At present it is still a space of peace and tranquility, certainly pleasant, in which to walk or read in some corner of its well-tended gardens. In addition, it contains a jewel that you cannot miss: the oldest house in the city. Be an explorer in the center of Amsterdam.