The world famous Amsterdam Flower Market is the only floating flower market in the world. It is wonderfully fragrant and eye-catching all year round as it displays in season flowers. The flower stalls stand on houseboats on the canals. If tulips is what you are after (Amsterdam’s most famous flower_ you can buy the bulbs ready for export so you can take them home with you. Spring and Christmas are two of the most beautiful times because in Spring all the tulips are in full bloom and at Christmas the market is done up with thousands of Christmas decorations and trees.