Relaxing stroll along the stalls

The Leiden market offers a different kind of shopping: here you will find exotic spices, clothing, vegetables, fruit, fish and flowers.

Vegetables, fish, fruit, flowers, clothes and delicacies from all corners of the world... Almost everything you can imagine can all be found at Leiden’s street market. On Wednesdays and Saturdays the stalls of this bustling market line the Botermarkt, the Vismarkt, the Aalmarkt and the Nieuwe Rijn, adding an extra touch of local and foreign colour to shopping in Leiden. There’s a wide choice; you are welcome to come and see for yourself!

Markets

  • Leiden city-center
    Wednesday and Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Leiden Merenwijk
    Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Leiden Stevenshof
    Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Leiden zuid/west
    Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

And do not worry about missing out on a good bargain. The vendors at the Leiden market put on quite a show in order to make sure you hear about their special deals and quality—a city tradition that has been carried on for 900 years.