Bloemenmarkt in Amsterdam
The Bloemenmarkt is the only floating flower market in the world. It is located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The market was established in 1862. Over time, it has become the main destination for tourists. The market is the place if you want to buy bulbs and tulips in the city. The Bloemenmarkt is charming with its unusual atmosphere. It is even included in the list of sites, protected by UNESCO. The Bloemenmarkt is located on the Singel Canal, right between Koningsplein and Muntplein.

The market is notably colorful throughout the whole seasons. The flower stalls are placed on anchored boats. It reminiscents the old times when all the goods in Amsterdam were delivered daily in this way. In addition to the iconic Dutch tulips, you will find a wide variety of other flowers, including daffodils, snowdrops, carnations, violets, peonies, and orchids. You can also see different seeds, bulbs, and herbs. The summer months are the best time to visit the Bloemenmarkt, as the famous Amsterdam tulips flourish in all their glory. Then, the market is bursting with colors. All kinds of Christmas trees and some non-standard varieties are sold here in December.

If you want to find unique and traditional Dutch souvenirs, you can get them from the Bloemenmarkt, as well. Try also some traditional Dutch cheese to make your visit complete. The flower market is open daily, with reduced business hours on Sundays.

More Top Attractions in Amsterdam:

Amsterdam – the city
Royal Palace of Amsterdam
Dutch national Museum
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank Museum
Madame Tussauds Museum
Canal Cruise
The Latin Quarter
Albert Cuyp Market