Even if you don't want to buy any batik clothes, leather goods or silver jewellery, on no account should you miss Amsterdam's largest and most beautiful flea market in Waterlooplein (Waterloo Square). Every day, stall-holders and shopkeepers try to sell their colourful and chaotic mixture of useful items, bric-a-brac and second-hand clothes around the modern Stadhuis (Town Hall), with its eye-catching red and white façade.
The Normaal-Amsterdam-Peil, a calibration post, is in the ground here. This... more
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