Hague Shopping Tour (Self Guided), Hague

The best way to shop around The Hague is on foot, as most of the shopping streets are pedestrian areas. This tour will include a walk from Hofweg Street along the De Passage to Denneweg. Many shops are situated in historic buildings and are a place for shoppers and history enthusiasts alike. Whether you are looking for ornamental arts and crafts, garments, pottery or jewelry, The Hague has it all. Take this tour to discover the most frequently visited shopping areas in The Hague.
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Hague Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Hague Shopping Tour
Guide Location: Netherlands » Hague (See other walking tours in Hague)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
Author: valery
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • De Passage Shopping Arcade
  • Haagsche Bluf Shopping Mall
  • De Bijenkorf Department Store
  • Grote Marktstraat (Main Market Street)
  • Prinsestraat (Princess Street)
  • Noordeinde Shopping Street
  • Denneweg (Fir Tree Road)
  • Frederikstraat (Frederik Street)
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De Passage Shopping Arcade

1) De Passage Shopping Arcade

De Passage, another famous shopping area stocked with local brands, is a gorgeous 115-year-old, glass-covered passage full of shops specializing in ornamental arts and crafts, homemade domestic folk arts, and needlework patterns made by trained artists. The craft shops located on De Passage offer a wide assortment of arts and crafts, tools and materials. The prices are quite reasonable here and the retailers are very friendly.
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Haagsche Bluf Shopping Mall

2) Haagsche Bluf Shopping Mall

Haagsche Bluf is a fascinating square of exclusive boutiques and shopping centers occupying original and re-created parts of the city's ancient walls. Although not always tempting from the outside, these stores often offer sales on merchandise for women, men and children. You can find exceptional denim garments and accessories, interior decorations, kitchen utensils and more in this area.
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De Bijenkorf Department Store

3) De Bijenkorf Department Store

De Bijenkorf is one of the three largest department stores in The Hague. It is located within a building which was built in 1926. This historic building is famous for its stained glass windows and beautiful staircase. The department store takes up four floors of the building and has an extensive range of goods - from chocolate to clothes, to CDs, to toys, to carpets. You can also find a variety of souvenirs like wooden shoes, china windmills and Delft blue porcelain.

Hours: (26 august-1 September) Monday: 11 am-8 pm; Tuesday-Saturday: 10 am- 8 pm; Sunday: 11 am- 7 pm.
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Grote Marktstraat (Main Market Street)

4) Grote Marktstraat (Main Market Street)

The Grote Marktstraat is one of the most important shopping streets in The Hague and has relatively few offices, homes and catering establishments . The street was built in the late 1920s to create a traffic connection between the Prinsegracht and the southeastern part of the city ( Station Staatsspoor and Bezuidenhout ). Today it is a street where motorized traffic has no access.

This road connection was created by the demolition of many streets, buildings and slums between the Grote Markt and the Spui . The only buildings that still recall the period before the construction of the Grote Marktstraat is situated between the Grote Markt and the Raamstraat; this row of facades was then part of the former Gerbrandstraatje. Its name is taken from the Grote Markt, which was then the end of the Prinsegracht and the beginning of the city center of The Hague.

To improve the competitive position of The Hague, the municipality has the ambition to turn Grote Marktstraat into a shopping boulevard with international allure. In 2014 , the definitive redesign of the Grote Marktstraat as a shopping promenade started. The opening of a branch of Hudson's Bay in September 2017 symbolized the conclusion of the renovation of the former V&D building in the Grote Marktstraat, after earlier parts had already been taken into use by other chains.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Prinsestraat (Princess Street)

5) Prinsestraat (Princess Street)

If you love the well-known blue-and-white Dutch style of ceramics, make the short walk to Prinsestraat. A visit to Prinsestraat’s shops will delight you with specialty lines of crystal, glass, china, gifts, precious stones, seasonal and garden adornments, all found in a number of different designs and shapes. The attractive boutiques and exclusive crystal, glass and china stores are open seven days a week. The prices are exceptionally good, but expect to spend time looking through a huge amount of crystal, glass and china items.
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Noordeinde Shopping Street

6) Noordeinde Shopping Street

Noordeinde is an elegant shopping street in The Hague. Stylish stores along this street sell haute couture fashion, shoes, jewels, antiques, art and interior decorations. Some of the shops on this street sell classic garments, as well as fashionable shirts, ties and sports wear and an amazingly good assortment of children's clothes. In close proximity, you will find a network of small streets where a number of popular boutiques are located.
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Denneweg (Fir Tree Road)

7) Denneweg (Fir Tree Road)

A quick stroll along Lange Voorhout, past some of the Hague's historic architecture will take you to Denneweg. This street is very famous with weekend customers and is a must-visit, especially if you love antiquities and high-quality furniture. Denneweg stores sell a broad range of art, in addition to ancient and antiquarian books. However, no visit to Denneweg is complete without a stop at Paul Warmer, where you will find a wide selection of high-quality leather goods.
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Frederikstraat (Frederik Street)

8) Frederikstraat (Frederik Street)

Frederikstraat boasts a number of antique and art shops, as well as chic clothing and jewelry shops. The Frederikstraat shopping offers you more choice without damaging your wallet. Despite the fact that there are other more glamorous jewelers and fashion vendors, many tourists stop at Frederikstraat to enjoy the easy shopping experience.

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