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Hip or in style

The Hague city centre is perfect for a day of shopping. The shops in the car-free historical centre are open seven days a week. You will find well-known department stores like the Bijenkorf within walking distance of hip fashion boutiques and concept stores around the royal palaces. And those who continue towards the sea, will discover all kinds of neighbourhoods with more speciality stores.

  • The department stores on Grote Marktstraat are open seven days a week

  • Must-see Passage: the oldest shopping mall of the Netherlands

  • Denneweg: a must for people who love lifestyle and design

  • Noordeinde: distinctive fashion boutiques, art galleries and restaurants

  • Court District: cosy streets with characteristic boutiques

  • Getting to the centre By car, public transport or bike.

Shopping events

In the winter months, The Hague's inner city is full of shopping events: from the St. Nicholas procession to extra late night shopping and Christmas markets. Below are some events that you should not miss in the coming weeks!

  • Additional late night shopping opportunities before the December holidays

  • Must-see Royal Christmas Fair: one of Holland's biggest Christmas markets

  • French market Le Marie Marché offers lots of delicacies

  • In December The Hague transforms into a grand Christmas paradise

  • Favorite Christmas at the Hof van Wouw: Saturday 9 December

The Hague routes

Our online walking routes take you along the hidden hotspots and well-known highlights of The Hague, from trendy boutiques and cool concept stores to major department stores and chic shopping areas. Every route has its own theme and includes carefully chosen shops. Using your mobile phone, you'll be able to navigate the city easily like a real local. You don't even have to download an app: get The Hague routes free of charge from!

  • Route duration​ 3,5 hour (3km)

    Hip shopping in The Hague

  • Route duration​ 3,5 hour (3km)

    Stylish shopping streets in the city centre

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City centre

The convivial, historic city centre of The Hague is great for shopping. The shopping centre around the Spuistraat and Grote Marktstraat is open seven days a week and is very popular. Just a short distance away from this well-trodden part of the city centre and its recognisable fashion brands lies an unexpected side to The Hague: the old, atmospheric Court District houses original, trendy shops.

  • Must-see De Bijenkorf: inspiring and trendsetting department store

  • TK Maxx: amazing savings all year round

  • Handcrafted bags by the talented designer Omar Munie

  • Favorite Michael Barnaart van Bergen: The Hague's best designer

  • The Hague's only remaining genever and licqueur distillery

  • This travel bookshop is a heaven for those with wanderlust

  • Suitable: the total solution in men's fashion

  • Van Stockum Booksellers has a wide selection of English literature

  • For questions and souvenirs Visit our VVV Tourist Office The Hague in the city centre!

Lunch and coffee

Looking for something to eat in the middle of your shopping trip? These delightful cafés and lunchrooms serve refreshing snacks, sandwiches, salads, coffees, teas and fruit drinks.

  • Club Vers: fresh, healthy and tasty food

  • Must-see One of the best coffee and chocolate shops in the Netherlands

  • Start the day healthy at Zèta

  • Favorite Blossom: known for its fresh coffee and famous cakes

  • The Hague's oldest inn

  • Tip Close your shopping day with a drink at the beach.


Zeeheldenkwartier is one of The Hague's most charming districts. Whithin walking distance of the city centre, 'Sea Heroes Quarter' offers a genuine urban neighborhood with beautiful jugendstil houses, vivid terraces on sunny squares, authentic shops and lots of trendy restaurants, lunchrooms and coffee-shops.

  • Everything you need to know about Zeeheldenkwartier

  • Yogisha: specialist yoga store

  • Must-see Namasté Café: coffee, fashion and massage for the soul

  • Favorite No-nonsense restaurant, focussed on fresh and tasty food

  • Hortus: gastronomical vegetarian restaurant on a cosy square

  • Hotel Sebel: charming three star accommodation

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