The Noordermarkt ("Northern Market") is a square in the Jordaan neighborhood of Amsterdam in the Netherlands.Arrange your visit to Noordermarkt and discover more family-friendly attractions in Amsterdam using our Amsterdam online itinerary planner.
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 (mainly for textiles) 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.
Tours To Noordermarkt
1-Hour Luxury Canal Tour starting at Anne Frank House Amsterdam BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $26
Duration: 1 hour
75min Salon Boat Cruise - Incl. drinks & Dutch cheese - departure @Homomonument BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $32
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
A fairly large farmers' market with many stalls. You can find cooked food, fresh farmers' produce, clothings and little knickknacks here. A very nice spot to enjoy a leisurely Saturday morning. more »
We stopped by after a friend recommended it. We loved the smells of fresh bread and seeing all the vegetables and cheeses, meats and fish. There were antique vendors as well as booths selling used... more »
Plan your trip to Amsterdam
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Amsterdam
See all ›
Hidden gems in Amsterdam
See all ›
Side trips from Amsterdam
Nearby attractions in Amsterdam
Plans to Noordermarkt by other users
16 days in France, Amsterdam & Bruges BY A USER FROM GUATEMALA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 17 days in Belgium & The Netherlands BY A USER FROM THAILAND September, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 3 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 5 days in Amsterdam & Zaandam BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Amsterdam BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium