Shopping in Leeuwarden


Do you like shopping at large fashion shops and hip pop-up shops, or do you prefer to look for hidden gems and unique gadgets in cute boutiques? You will find it all in the historic centre of Leeuwarden. The major fashion brands, nicest boutiques and Frisian specialty shops are spread across the centre of the city. For example, the Kleine Kerkstraat has been awarded the nicest shopping street in the Netherlands several times and imagine wandering through the nicest streets in the city, such as the Naauw and the Sint Jacobsstraat.

Shopping areas - where?

Shopping tips & tricks:
  • Every Thursday is a koopavond (with the shops having later opening hours), and each Sunday is a koopzondag.
  • Would you like to snoop through a market? Every Friday, on the Wilhelminaplein, a massive market has delicious food, unique clothing, and much more. On Saturday, a smaller market takes place on the Nieuwestad.

Opening hours

Explore - more!

In Leeuwarden there’s more than enough to do, see, and experience- so get ready to plan your day! Need a break or just fancy a breakfast, lunch or dinner? Check out the culinary hotspots. Rather stay the night? Leeuwarden offers the most unique places to stay - from luxury hotel rooms to cozy bed & breakfasts. 

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