1. 1. De Bijenkorf

    Architectural eye catcher with international top brands.
  2. 2. Grote Marktstraat

    Wide shopping boulevard with many well-known department stores.
  3. 3. Dungelmann in the new Passage

    The classic croquette is a household name in The Hague.
  4. 4. Passage

    Historical shopping mall with a selection of contemporary specialty stores.
  5. 5. Hop & Stork

    One of the best coffee and chocolate shops in the Netherlands.
  6. 6. H&M flagshipstore

    This was formerly the site of a royal warrant holder: have a peek next to the entranceway.
  7. 7. Suitable

    A wide range of timeless brands with a rich history.
  8. 8. 't Goude Hooft

    The oldest inn in The Hague is still a popular meeting place.
  9. 9. Michael Barnaart

    You are guaranteed to find a unique dress at the best designer in The Hague.
  10. 10. Palace Noordeinde

    If the flag above the palace is flying, then the king is in the country.
  11. 11. Noordeinde

    Chic shopping street bursting with exclusive boutiques and galleries.
  12. 12. De Salon van Fagel Restaurant and B&B

    Beautiful restaurant with a royal history.
  13. 13. De Twee Pauwen Gallery

    Exclusive contemporary art gallery in a monumental building.
  14. 14. Omar Munie Flagship Store

    Young designer from The Hague, specialising in exclusive handbags.
  15. 15. Pulchri Studio

    In addition to the many exhibitions, the courtyard is a must.
  16. 16. Lange Voorhout

    This may well be the most beautiful lane in Europe.
  17. 17. Antique and book market

    Every Thursday and Sunday on stately Voorhout.
  18. 18. Hotel Des Indes

    Step inside this former palace where many monarchs have slept.
  19. 19. Etxea

    Check out the terrace on one of the most beautiful canals in The Hague.
  20. 20. Heden

    You can view, lease and buy art here.
  21. 21. Denneweg

    A must for lifestyle and design lovers.
  22. 22. Bakkerij Hessing

    A household name in The Hague, mainly thanks to the 'Haagsche Kakker'.
  23. 23. Frederikstraat

    Initiated Hague shoppers have known how to find their way here for years.
  24. 24. The Raffles

    Highly appreciated by lovers of Javanese cuisine.

Stylish shopping

The stately buildings, the royal palaces, the authentic facades... The Hague surrounds you with elegance. This shopping route takes you along the most stylish shopping streets in The Hague city centre: from the historical Passage, via royal Noordeinde to the fancy Denneweg.

  1. We advise you to switch on the GPS on your phone, so that your location shows up in the full-screen map.

    The shopping route starts at department store De Bijenkorf on the corner of Grote Marktstraat and Wagenstraat, and is roughly a 10-minute walk from The Hague Central Station:
    • Leave the station at the side with the high glass wall in the direction of Turfmarkt (the platforms are on your left).
    • After leaving the station, cross the tramways and walk directly past various ministries, cafés and the city hall (a large white building on your right).
    • After about 500 metres you will see a church ahead: turn right here.
    • Follow the tram rails for 120 metres (the VVV is on the right), until you reach the Pathé at a major crossroad where all the tramways meet.
    • Turn left here.
    • Continue for about 150 metres until you see department store De Bijenkorf on your left.
  2. 1. De Bijenkorf

    Architectural eye catcher with international top brands.
    • Leave De Bijenkorf at the perfumer department and turn onto Grote Marktstraat.
  3. 2. Grote Marktstraat

    Wide shopping boulevard with many well-known department stores.
    • Cross Grote Marktstraat towards the grey-white building with the striking oval windows: the New Hague Passage.
    • Walk through this covered shopping mall.
  4. 3. Dungelmann in the new Passage

    The classic croquette is a household name in The Hague.
    • Continue walking straight and from the new part of the Passage you will automatically enter the historical part, until you are standing underneath the beautiful dome.
  5. 4. Passage

    Historical shopping mall with a selection of contemporary specialty stores.
  6. Don't forget to take a picture of the impressive glass dome.

    • At the three-way intersection with the dome turn right, until you see one of the most seductive stores in The Hague: Hop & Stork.
  7. 5. Hop & Stork

    One of the best coffee and chocolate shops in the Netherlands.
    • After Hop & Stork, walk back into the Passage.
    • Turn right at the three-way intersection and walk through the beautiful mall to the exit where you will encounter another historical building on the opposite side.
  8. 6. H&M flagshipstore

    This was formerly the site of a royal warrant holder: have a peek next to the entranceway.
    • After leaving the Passage turn left and follow the tram rails past the H&M flagship store.
    • Follow the tram rails left beside the brightly coloured store The Sting - also known as 'De Snoeptrommel' (The Sweetshop) - until you see men's fashion store Suitable on your left.
  9. 7. Suitable

    A wide range of timeless brands with a rich history.
  10. If you continue walking a few metres past Suitable, you will discover the beautiful, historical pharmacy Van der Gaag.

    • After Suitable, cross the tram rails towards the historical brick building to the left of the H&M flagship store.
  11. 8. 't Goude Hooft

    The oldest inn in The Hague is still a popular meeting place.
    • Walk between 't Goude Hooft and the H&M flagship store onto charming Hoogstreet with its many stores, such as Massimo Dutti, Klijsen, Pelger, Michael Kors, De Rode Loper, Credo and Hugo Bos.
    • Follow this shopping street for around 500 metres.
  12. Do you see the crowns above the street? You have arrived in a royal shopping area!

    • After 500 metres, you will see the Fred van Wordragen store on your left where you turn left onto charming Papesetraat.
    • After 20 metres you will see the boutique of Hague designer Michael Barnaart van Bergen on your right.
  13. 9. Michael Barnaart

    You are guaranteed to find a unique dress at the best designer in The Hague.
    • Walk back along Papestraat and turn left (continue walking along the shopping street you came from).
    At the Michael Barnaart van Bergen boutique you can also switch to our other route 'Hip Shopping in The Hague', which takes you past an array of unique little shops. 
    • Continue walking straight, until you see Noordeinde Palace on your left.
  14. 10. Palace Noordeinde

    If the flag above the palace is flying, then the king is in the country.
    • After the palace, continue on your way through Noordeinde.
  15. 11. Noordeinde

    Chic shopping street bursting with exclusive boutiques and galleries.
    • Continue walking through Noordeinde or enjoy a break at De Salon lunchroom.
  16. 12. De Salon van Fagel Restaurant and B&B

    Beautiful restaurant with a royal history.
    • After De Salon cross the street and walk back towards the palace on the other side.
    Instead of returning, as an alternative you can also continue walking along Noordeinde and discover even more unique monuments in the royal city: see our route 'A royal walk'.
  17. 13. De Twee Pauwen Gallery

    Exclusive contemporary art gallery in a monumental building.
    • Continue walking past various galleries, until you see a beautiful Art Nouveau building with a recessed entrance on your left: this is the shop of designer Omar Munie.
  18. 14. Omar Munie Flagship Store

    Young designer from The Hague, specialising in exclusive handbags.
    • After Omar Munie, continue walking straight ahead.
    • After passing Noordeinde Palace again, turn onto the first street on your left: Heulstraat.
    • Walk down this street, with more stores on your right, until you reach the end.
  19. Prince Bernhard always bought his cigars at De Graaff, on the Kneuterdijk.

    • At the end of Heulstraat with Restaurant Garoeda on your right and Kneuterdijk Palace on your left, take the zebra crossing and cross to the street ahead.
    • You are now walking along beautiful Lange Voorhout lane, where you continue walking until you see a red-purple building about 150 metres on your right: artist association Pulchri Studio.
  20. 15. Pulchri Studio

    In addition to the many exhibitions, the courtyard is a must.
    • After Pulchri Studio continue walking along the middle path of Lange Voorhout towards the Escher Museum.
  21. 16. Lange Voorhout

    This may well be the most beautiful lane in Europe.
  22. 17. Antique and book market

    Every Thursday and Sunday on stately Voorhout.
    • Walk left towards the striking yellow building, the chic Hotel Des Indes.
  23. 18. Hotel Des Indes

    Step inside this former palace where many monarchs have slept.
    • Stroll between Hotel Des Indes and the Museumshop into the next shopping street.
    • Continue following this street for around 90 metres (the road bends slightly), until the third street to your right, Hooistraat.
  24. Did you know that the streets here are so winding because they used to be dune paths?

    • Turn right into Hooistraat.
  25. 19. Etxea

    Check out the terrace on one of the most beautiful canals in The Hague.
    • Walk back to the shopping street and turn right, where you will find art institute Heden almost immediately on your left.
  26. 20. Heden

    You can view, lease and buy art here.
    • Continue on your way past the various cafés and stores in Denneweg.
  27. 21. Denneweg

    A must for lifestyle and design lovers.
  28. At number 56, the beautiful Art Nouveau facade commemorates the coronation of Wilhemina.

    • Continue walking along Denneweg.
  29. 22. Bakkerij Hessing

    A household name in The Hague, mainly thanks to the 'Haagsche Kakker'.
    • Walk to the end of Denneweg and cross the street at the traffic lights.
    • After the picturesque bridge, walk into another shopping area: Frederikstraat. 
  30. 23. Frederikstraat

    Initiated Hague shoppers have known how to find their way here for years.
    • Walk right to the end of Frederikstraat.
    • At the traffic lights at the end, turn right into Javastreet.
    • This shopping route ends at beloved Indonesian restaurant The Raffles, slightly further along Javastreet. 
  31. 24. The Raffles

    Highly appreciated by lovers of Javanese cuisine.
    • If you wish to return to the city centre from Javastraat by public transport, then continue walking 130 metres past the restaurant.
    • You will see the tram stop on your right at the crossroads with Koninginnegracht.
    • Take tram 9 towards Vredesrust and get off 5 minutes later at the stop for The Hague Central Station. Have a safe journey home!