Fond of shopping? Go treasure hunting at IJ Hallen Flea Market Amsterdam, pick up a few good bargains and come back home with a light heart and a heavy backpack.
IJ Hallen is the biggest and probably the most extraordinary flea market in Europe. With two large warehouses accommodating around 500 stands, it has more than enough space to sell all kinds of things!
Take a huge bag and stock up on second-hand clothes and shoes. ‘Dig up’ a vintage bag or a leather wallet that costs less than a cup of coffee. Buy an antique lamp or a piece of offbeat furniture to freshen up your home. Find everything you’re looking for and a little bit more…
And don’t forget to bargain! You’ll be surprised how much you can get for the money that would only buy you a dinner in the city center.
By the way, to keep your energy levels up, they also sell food at IJ Hallen.
IJ Hallen Flea Market Amsterdam takes place in Amsterdam-Noord, at the spot easily accessible by public transport. Take a free ferry towards NDSM-Werf from the backside of the Centraal Station. Then it’s about a 5-minute walk from the ferry stop to IJ Hallen.
Check how to get there by bus or car on the following link.
IJ Hallen takes place once (or sometimes twice) a month, always on weekends. Check out the calendar of the next market days here.
The entrance fee is €5 for adults and €2 for a child of 11 years or younger.
A couple of helpful hints for you to be fully ready for your treasure hunting at IJ Hallen Flea Market Amsterdam: