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Scored at the book market

Exploring Amsterdam and decided to visit the book market. It's a bit small but there's a nice... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
A attractive book market. Een prima boekenmarkt.

BOEKEN MARKT Boeken markt op het Spui. A small but attractive book market in the very centre of the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
Peter K
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3 Sep 2018
“For book & art lovers”
18 Nov 2017
Tweedehands en antiquarische boeken. Die vindt u elke vrijdag op de Boekenmarkt op het Spui in Amsterdam. Deze markt is al twintig jaar een begrip bij boekenliefhebbers uit binnen- en buitenland. Bijzondere, mooie, interessante, boeiende, leuke...more
Het Spui, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

I was passing by Van Stapele cookies and I saw this small book fair, its a tiny one but has lots of old used books and some art & painting, unfortunately most of the books were in Dutch so dont expect to see an English...More

Thank Manal I
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We were directed to the Spui Book Market and enjoyed looking around Books from all over with many in English Stall holders were friendly and helpful Definitely worth a look around

Thank JeffTheChairman
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I was happy to be in Amsterdam on a Friday so I could attend this market, very easy access off the #2 tram. Lots of books old and new, many languages, and interesting prints and other ephemera. Also a couple of good book shops in...More

Thank christa c
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We enjoyed strolling through the market. Prices are good and we ended up picking up an old map of the Netherlands. Highly recommend if you are a bibliophile.

Thank chache47
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Exploring Amsterdam and decided to visit the book market. It's a bit small but there's a nice collection of books and posters all with a decent discount compared to their store counterparts. I'd recommend coming around 30 min to an hour after the official opening...More

Thank lexyqu
Reviewed 4 May 2016

This takes place every Friday, and consists of around twenty stalls in the square at Spui. There are also two bookshops in the square too, one called the English Bookshop. Quite a good number of the stalls have excellent sections containing many very good selections...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I just love this place, who’s book addicted will love it too, I’m sure! This square is full of bookstores, cafés and books scattered all over the place. On Friday happens here a Book Faire, I recommend anyone to go there, since we don’t have...More

Thank DarlanPolignac
Reviewed 21 March 2016

BOEKEN MARKT Boeken markt op het Spui. A small but attractive book market in the very centre of the town, on the Spui. The booksellers arrive here from all over the Netherlands The Book market is every Friday of each week from 10 a.m. –...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is a nice book market which is worth a quick visit on Friday if you are in the area - we bought some pretty prints at a reasonable price with a discount for multiple purchases. It is near the American Book store and other...More

Thank LAW64
Reviewed 25 June 2015

good place to browse for old books on a friday. Old books, photos and maps. Near the American bookstore. Can recommend highly.

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
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Joanne K
2 May 2016|
Response from peterko2016 |
Yes, when you walk slowly app. 7 minutes from the Dam (follow the Kalverstraat) and when you run 5 minutes. From the central station app. Slowly app. 15 minutes (follow in a straight line Damrak, Dam, Rokin, Spui). Good luck... More