Noordermarkt, Amsterdam

4.0
#14 of 186 in Shopping in Amsterdam
The Noordermarkt is a square in the Jordaan neighborhood of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
The square is lined by cafés and restaurants. Markets are held on the square every Monday. On Saturdays, a popular organic farmer's market is held on the square. On Mondays a market is also held in the adjacent Westerstraat street.
Noordermarkt dates back to 1616 and was originally named Prinsenmarkt, after the Prinsengracht canal which the square borders. After completion in 1623 of the Noorderkerk church, which dominates the square, the square came to be known as Noordermarkt. Until 1655 the square served mainly as a graveyard for the church.
During World War II, the organisers of the February Strike of 1941, to protest deportations of Jews by the Nazis, held their first public meetings on Noordermarkt square. This is commemorated by a plaque on the south face of the Noorderkerk church.
Our Amsterdam online itinerary planner makes visiting Noordermarkt and other Amsterdam attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Source
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Create an itinerary including Noordermarkt
Noordermarkt Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
303 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Every Monday you can see everything from antiques to secondhand clothes to accessories. Several food stands are also out, so it is also possible to fill the small belly. There is also a famous apple pie shop nearby.
    View original
  • Unremarkable. Average farmers' market. Might as well check out if sightseeing Jordaan neighbourhood or going to Winkel 43 for the apple pie. Otherwise no need to go out of one's way to find.  more »
Places to stay near Noordermarkt

Plan your trip to Amsterdam

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Amsterdam

View all >
4.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 30​min

Museums in Amsterdam

View all >
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.9
Duration: 2​h
3.5
Duration: 2​h
4.5
Duration: 1​h

Hidden gems in Amsterdam

4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.2
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Shopping in Amsterdam

View all >
3.7
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.1
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.5
Duration: 1​h

Side trips from Amsterdam

4.2
Duration: 8​h
4.4
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 8​h

Nearby attractions in Amsterdam

4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.8
Duration: 2​h
4.3
Duration: 4​h
4.8
Duration: 1​h
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 1​h