Thousands of colorful flowers at Bloemenmarkt adorn the waterfront of Singel channel. Installed on floating houseboats, the shops offer a large variety of tulips, narcissus, and seeds of numerous plants for creating a home garden. Get a colorful bouquet, or take a walk along the fragrant alley. If you're planning to take some plants out of the country, make sure you have a customs-cleared stamp for export. Make Bloemenmarkt part of your personalized Amsterdam itinerary using our Amsterdam day trip tool.
I purchased a number of bulbs and plants from this market. Arrived home and found on opening the bags that I had paid a lot of money for a bag of compost. more »
Definitely need to pop down to the flower markets when visiting Amsterdam! We visited in the winter during December time in the Christmas holidays, so was obviously quite busy... although visiting... more »
I loved the market, lots of seeds for any kind of flowers and plants, just perfect for someone who's into gardening! Of course also a good place to get all the touristy stuff. Our guide warned us though that the prices for all the cafes would be much higher here than in normal non-touristy places and recommended us to search for cafes a bit away from it.
It’s a typical tourist trap but still is a fun place to walk around. It’s puzzling why this place is called the ‘floating’ market because it is not the same thing as a floating market as in Bangkok, Thailand. There are lots of vendors selling prepackaged bulbs, silk flowers and souvenirs to take home for your loved ones.
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