The 74 best places to visit during a city trip in Dordrecht

In Dordrecht you will not find canals but ports. Central to this city is a beautiful harbour area, full of warehouses and merchant houses, where traces of a mighty past can still be discovered. You can also shop in the ancient Dordrecht streets to your heart's content. Behind centuries-old façades you will find fashionable specialty shops and craft shops. Discover various museums and numerous flavors in atmospheric restaurants.

blank Photo Berelijn in Dordrecht, Shopping, Buy gifts, Buy hobby stuff


Step over the threshold and be welcomed by rows of teddy bears. Choose your favorite or create your own bear with materials that you like.

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Broodcafé Jaap

In this cosy shop they sell artisan baked sourdough bread, delicious smoothies, real Dordtse coffee and many more delicacies.

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Wereldwinkel Dordrecht

At the Wereldwinkel you will find original gifts and (h) honest food from other cultures. Made with respect for people and the environment.

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For fresh vegetarian dishes, a delicious lunch or just a nice coffee and cake, you have to visit this delicatessen and lunchroom.

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Rockin 'Items

This fashion store has the most beautiful items waiting for you so you can combine them into an outfit that perfectly matches your personal style.

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Pictura Dordrecht

The oldest still existing drawing society in the Netherlands, founded in 1774, Pictura organizes 8 contemporary art exhibitions every year.

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No. 28 wonen & lifestyle

Go in this cute old building in search of nice home accessories and trendy lifestyle items such as bags, luxury jewelry, shawls and clothes.

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Sweet Bites Dordrecht

Are you ready for a sweet snack? Then walk inside and order a portion of poffertjes, delicious syrup waffles or freshly baked churros.

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Go back in time in this historic harbour area of Dordrecht. Admire the monumental merchant houses and old ships that are moored here.

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Vreeken's Zaden

This family business has been specialized in seeds since 1926. What are you gonna grow? Beautiful color combinations or edible plants?

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From fresh smoothie bowls to avocado toast & from the tastiest sandwiches to salads, to take away or to feast on the spot.

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Sjiek de Friemel

Paintings, Dutch glass, utensils such as maritime compases, home accessories and much more. Here they have a passion for antiques.

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Unique electronics case with an unprecedented range of iron cord in all possible colours, as well as lamps, fittings and other accessories.

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Museum 1940-1945

This museum depicts Dordrecht in WWII. The mobilization, the raid, the daily life, the occupation, the resistance, everything is discussed.

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P. Rijneveen Branderij & Distilleerderij

Taste authentic roasted and distilled junivers, brandy, liqueurs and absinthe at this small artisanal distillery.

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In de Vergulde Lampet

With an extensive lunch menu, delicious homemade cakes and a wide range of beers and wines, you can relax here during a day in town.

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Kinderboekwinkel de Giraf

The children's bookshop in Dordrecht and surroundings. Here you will definitely succeed for a classic or another fun children's book from the large assortment.

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Imbarcazione Barone

Discover the beautiful Dordrecht from a classic wooden boat from Imbarcazione Barone. For cruises, water taxi and packages.

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Christa's Cookies

Here you are good for English and American patisserie. Delights such as cakes, bars and brownies. Craft made with pure ingredients.

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LUCA Osteria & Bar

A quick espresso at the bar, a lunch of homemade bread or hours of cosy dining. Italian, but slightly different from all that traditional.

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Bistro Twee33

This bistro in the old historic centre brings up the French feeling while you enjoy a tasty dinner or cozy high wine.

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Visser's Poffertjes

Where can you find a real poffertjessalon? Besides enjoying the traditional poffertjes according to secret recipe you can also have lunch and drinks here.

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Regenten- en Lenghenhof

This courtyard actually exists from 4 courtyards, connected by gates. The dwellings were initially intended for deprived families and women.

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This originally Gothic city gate is located at the point where the three rivers, the Oude Maas, the Merwede and the North meet.

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Stripwinkel Sjors

Despite the small space they have at Stripwinkel Sjors a large assortment of comics, silkscreen printing, curiosities and posters.

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Dordrechts Museum

It began in 1842 with one painting. Since then, the collection has grown considerably. Discover six centuries of Dutch painting.

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Café de Tijd

So many people, so many beers. Discover your taste and enjoy. With 14 beers on tap and about 150 on bottle, it is clear, this is all about beer.

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Schroevendok Straatman

The striking ship lift in the Wolwevershaven is used in the repair of ship rudders and screws.

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Het Hof van Nederland

In the Statenzaal of this museum the foundation of the Republic of the United Netherlands was laid, the forerunner of our Netherlands today.

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Daantje food & drinks

The first and only 100% vegetable or vegan restaurant in Dordrecht and they are proud of that. Taste of original, organic delicacies.

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Atelier Klei & Zij

The unique earthenware and porcelain jewellery comes from mother and daughter's own workshop. Nice as a gift or just for yourself. Also workshops.

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Cultural hotspot in an old power station where it is bustling with energy with music, theatre, dance, art, food & drink and festivals.

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De Kekkestek

At this store you will be completely cheerful with all the colorful gadgets. You will certainly succeed in creating a unique gift or something nice for your interior.

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Koning Koffie

This coffee café is the second living room for real coffee lovers in Dordrecht. Experience the delicious coffee, cakes and other delicacies.

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Molen Kyck over den Dyck

The only preserved mill in the city, built in 1612, take a guided tour and learn about its history and take a look at the mill shop.

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There are many restaurants and cafés around this central square. Especially in the summer months a popular place to grab a terrace.

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Juffrouw Pollewop

In this cozy children's department store they have a soft spot for durable beautiful toys, children's books, fine hobby materials and cheerful happymakers.

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No. 38 City Bakery Café

Experience the cozy living atmosphere and of course the delicious cakes at this trendy lunchroom with terrace in the historic center of Dordrecht.

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Bluebirds in the Backyard

In this almost 500m2 size vintage shop with bohemian coffee café you can wander around looking for nice items for your home or wardrobe.

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This medieval church can be visited on Saturdays. The history of the building dates back to 1293 when it belonged to the Augustinian monastery.

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The Suco Bar

A healthy juice and lunch bar, with a menu inspired by Brazilian cuisine. Taste healty pleasures, such as smoothies and acia bowls.

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B&B Arthouse Dordrecht

With its location in the historic Museumkwartier, this modern B&B with spacious bathroom and terrace is an ideal place for your city visit to Dordrecht.

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Broodbar Boer 'n Bontje

The address for various authentic Turkish, Surinamese and Dutch breads. To take away or to taste at breakfast or lunch.

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Habets herenmode

Clothing shop in the Vriesestraat with luxury fashion brands where men with personal and sincere advice are helped to create a perfect outfit.

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Step into this monumental building and smell the scent of the versatile assortment. Just like many Dordtse teeleuts, get a bag of delicious tea.

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Nationaal Onderwijsmuseum

This museum has the largest collection in the world in the field of education, more than 390,000 objects. Have a look at the versatile exhibition.

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This beautiful town hall of Dordrecht built in Renaissance style and located on the town hall square is nowadays used for events.

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B&B Heer & Meester

Stay in the atmosphere of the past with the comfort of today in this Bed & Breakfast near the Grote Kerk with attractive apartments for 2 to 4 people.

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Vicino Sei

Perfume boutique with carefully selected perfumes from Italy for an exclusive, elegant, sensual and timeless fragrance experience.

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Lange IJzeren brug

A cast iron city bridge that was laid in 1856 on the site where once the Long Wooden Bridge was to be found. A place with a nice view over the harbour.

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Rood, wit & rosé

A combination of a wine shop with a large assortment and an atmospheric wine bar on the old Wijhaven where you can choose from about 150 wines.

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Park Merwestein

The oldest city park in Dordrecht originated from an old estate. Nice to take a walk around and take a look at the deer camp.

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B&B In de Prinsenstraat

Offering charming rooms and a shared 17th century kitchen in the Secret Annex, this B&B is ideally located in the historic city centre.

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Podium DJS

Around 90 concerts take place here each year. In various genres such as jazz, blues and world music. Enjoy quality music in the intimate room.

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Hotel Villa Augustus

At this unique hotel with garden and orchard located in a former water tower you can stay in rooms with breathtaking views of the surroundings.

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Atelier Hof 3

Traditional craftsmanship and modern design come together in this pottery workshop. With luck you will see the process in action.

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Huis van Gijn

In this beautiful house time has stood still for over a century. Take a look at the life of a family on stand around 1900 and be amazed.

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Snoffing around here is a real experience. Pandorus has three floors full of not everyday treasures. From unique items to designer furniture.

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Arend Maartenshof

Eagle Maartenszoon, known as a moneywolf, had this courtyard built in 1625 to improve its reputation. Discover the Regent Room and the tranquility.

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At this breakfast and lunch room the best coffee and tea is waiting for you. Combine it with a point homemade cake or a fresh bun.

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Grote Kerk

A medieval building from the 11th century with a lot of history. Thanks to its imposing appearance and rich interior, the main monument of the city.

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Het Dordts Patriciërshuis

Let yourself be taken back to the 18th century in the beautifully decorated style rooms of this monumental building featuring original Louis XVI period furniture.

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Nice vintage shop full of stylish and retro women's fashion with a nod to the 50s, 60s and 70s.

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Bellevue Groothoofd Hotel Culinair

Beautifully situated on the quay where three rivers meet you stay here in the monumental building Bellevue on the most beautiful spot of Dordrecht.

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De Stadsbranderij

Here, the fresh coffee beans are roasted and the tea packed. Buy the craft products in the shop or taste a nice cup of coffee or tea.

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Olala Chocola Dordrecht

A beautiful combination of a 17th century building and delicious chocolate. For handmade chocolates, truffles, chocolate facades, workshops and more.

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Get Back Music

Start your musical journey at this candy shop for music lovers in one of the cinema seats and let your memories come back listening.

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Originated from a hobby that got out of hand, this shop specialises in mosaic. Both for materials and fun workshops and commissioned work.

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NS Station Dordrecht

This train station is located south of the city centre. Walk to the city centre in about 10 minutes via the Stationsweg and Johan de Wittstraat.

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Parkeergarage Spuihaven

Parking garage on the south side with favorable rates close to the Grote Kerk and the harbours. You walk right into town from here.

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Parkeerterrein Weeskinderendijk

Large parking lot where you can park cheap on the south-west side of center, near the Oude Maas. The city centre is a 10-minute walk away.

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They will be happy to help you on your way to Dordrecht and know everything about fun excursions, events and city walks through the city centre.

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Parkeergarage Veemarkt

Ideal location on the south side of the city centre for if you want to be in the city quickly. In addition, this garage has a relatively advantageous tariff.

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Parkeergarage Riedijkshaven

This parking garage is located on the north-east side of the city centre. The city centre is not far away and they have a convenient parking fee here.

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