Haagse Markt on the Herman Costerstraat

You will find a large selection of (multicultural) products at the Haagse Markt. Such as fresh vegetables, fruit, fish and meat, clothing for young and old, household items, electronics, furniture, computer parts and baby buggies. The market is known mainly for its wide range of exotic products.

About the Haagse Markt

  • The Haagse Markt, or 'Haagse Mart', is one of the largest open-air markets in Europe with more than 500 permanent stalls. It is the second largest in Europe after the Porta Palazzo market in Turin (with 1,000 stalls). It can be compared to other famous markets such as the 'Mercat de la Boqueria' (covered) on the Ramblas and the market on Portobello Road and the covered Camden Markets in London.
  • It covers an area the size of about 3 football fields and has 800 metres of wide aisles.
  • The market provides employment to about 1,000 people and attracts 35,000 to 42,000 visitors each week.
You'll find a lot of fresh fruit at a reasonable price at the Haagse Markt
You'll find a lot of fresh fruit at a reasonable price at the Haagse Markt


    The 2 main entrances of the Haagse Markt are located on the Hoefkade and Hobbemaplein. There are also various side entrances in the Herman Costerstraat.

    Market times

    The Haagse Markt is open from 8.45 to 17.00 hrs on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

    Public transportation

    The market is so well known that the HTM named a tram stop after it. Various tram and bus lines bring visitors from The Hague's Central Station or Hollands Spoor to the location.

    • Haagse Markt stop on the Hobbemaplein: Tram 6, 11, 12 and Bus 25
    • Hoefkade stop: Tram 11 and 12 and Bus 127 and 130. Look at www.htm.nl for the most up-to-date travel information.

    Bicycle parking

    If you are coming by bicycle or moped, you can park it at the Biesieklette parking facilities.


    There is a spacious parking garage for cars and motorcycles in the De Heemstraat.

    Also see www.dehaagsemarkt.nl

    Published: 10 April 2017Modified: 4 June 2020