Places in The Hague for book lovers!
The Hague is perfect for a day of shopping. The shops are open seven days a week. Famous department stores and retail chains like the Bijenkorf can be found in the city centre within walking distance of trendy fashion boutiques and concept stores. The Hague has something for every shopper!
Besides all the well-known flagship stores in The Hague city centre, there are many cosy streets and squares around the royal palaces with countless fashion boutiques and vintage shops where shopaholics can indulge to their heart's content. From hip to haute couture, for young and old and in all price ranges. Exclusive local shops can be found in Hofkwartier, Noordeinde and on Denneweg. The Foodhallen Den Haag in shopping mall Haagse Bluf is also a true Hague experience with twelve food stands and two bars. Also don't forget to take a walk through the Passage, a covered gallery with a wide variety of shops. The Hague city centre contains so many shops, go to Spui-,Vene-,Vlaming-, Wagenstraat and Grote Markstraat for the well-known formulas and especially dive into side streets if you are looking for fun concept stores.
You can shop in The Hague city centre any day of the week. Almost all shops are open until 18:00 on weekdays, but department stores like UNIQLO, Arket, de Bijenkorf and Primark have longer opening hours. Every Thursday is shopping night in the city centre of The Hague and most shops are also open on Sundays. During most public holidays, there are also extra shopping Sundays and evenings, and museums in the city centre of The Hague open their doors.See opening hours
The hip Zeeheldenkwartier, located on the edge of the city centre of The Hague, is a city quarter where you will find many authentic local shops, sympathetic restaurants, trendy coffee shops, and beautiful Jugendstil buildings. No wonder, then, that the Zeeheldenkwartier is hugely popular, even with locals. There are also plenty of activities throughout the year, such as creative lifestyle markets and the Zeeheldenfestival.
Looking for bargains? Then The Hague Market is the place to be. At this largest vibrant multicultural open-air market in Europe, you will find a huge range of goods such as; clothes, fresh fish, fruit and vegetables and exotic spices. And the best part, also at low prices. On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, you can wander around this market that really should not be missing from your visit to The Hague.