The 62 best places to visit during a city trip in Leeuwarden
Leeuwarden is the proud capital of Fryslân. In the beautiful historic city centre you will find no less than 575 national monuments. So there is plenty to see during a city walk. But Leeuwarden has more in store. So you will find a number of unique museums and you can go shopping in atmospheric streets. In Leeuwarden there are plenty of places to discover where you can enjoy a cup of coffee, lunch, dinner or drink. So enjoy it!
Get to know Leeuwarden through a city walk with a local guide who will be happy to show you all the beautiful parts of the city and tell the best stories.
The smallest Art Nouveau theatre in Europe. In the magical monumental building you can enjoy concerts, theatre, cabaret, lectures and exhibitions.
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For a pleasant evening of drinking, eating and enjoying live music in a nice atmosphere, you should definitely visit Paddy O'Ryan.
Barreefoot is a fresh, cosy place where you can enjoy a delicious special beer, a lunch and a cup of coffee. You feel welcome right away!
At Keukencafé TOTT the tastiest satay of Leeuwarden is served. Also for fish lovers and vegetarians there are delicious dishes on the menu.
If you don't feel like cooking but are hungry for a tasty, healthy meal then Tasty is a perfect alternative to a delicious dish.
Here you can enjoy a tasty lunch or a delicious High Tea in historic atmospheres. The atmospheric decor and the lovely terrace complete it.
In the past, a lot of things were acted, weighed and measured here. Nowadays, this centuries-old building houses an atmospheric lunchroom.
City Centre Guesthouse De Rozenboom is housed in a monumental building from the 17th century in the heart of Leeuwarden.
Sleep in the only hostel in Leeuwarden in a unique place, namely an old prison, hang out at the bar and rent a bike.
The cat café offers a house for 8 to 10 mainly homely and cuddly cats. Want to cuddle them over a cup of coffee or tea?
In the townhouse of Double B you can create your own burger by choosing things like the sandwich, the burger and toppings.
In this narrowest shop in the Netherlands you will find the most delicious handmade chocolates and the tastiest chocolate of top quality.
For quality products with a delicious taste, go to House of Taste. The assortment consists of beautiful products from the Netherlands and abroad.
Go back in grandmother's time and admire the exhibition and all the authentically furnished rooms with coffee and a true Frysk Dúmke.
This historically rich hotel is not only beautiful, it also has beautiful rooms with palaise feel and a restaurant in 18th-century decor.
Would you like to learn more about Friesland during a nice day in the city? Visit the Frisian Museum in Leeuwarden.
For the most delicious delicacies visit De Zuivelhoeve. Whether you're a cheese head or love tapas. They have something for everyone.
The beautiful Grote or Jacobijnerkerk is located in the centre of Leeuwarden and was built between 1275 and 1310 in an impressive Gothic style.
Kellder65 has a unique appearance due to the low ceiling and the atmospheric decor. Here you can have a nice drink or lunch with your company.
Located in an old post office you will find the beautiful Post-Plaza. There are 82 beautiful rooms and in the grand café you can drink and eat delicious dishes.
From beautiful handmade jewelry, creatively assembled furniture and ceramic works of art. Here you will find a varied selection of art.
Broodje Aware has an attractive interior, a cozy small terrace and the most delicious sandwiches, fruit juices, biscuits and whole loaves.
This museum located in the Prinsentuin shows the work of the legacy of the Frisian sculptor Pier Pander. Please note the limited opening hours.
At ZenZi you will find everything that has to do with mind and lifestyle products. Think, for example, of greeting cards, incense and meditation cushions.
The picturesque courtyard the Boshuisengasthuis is a national monument in Leeuwarden. It's nice to take a look and feel the peace.
A wonderful mess!! Vintage shop 2thepoint for unique vintage and retro-inspired clothing, gifts, accessories, meeting and more...
Van der Velde Boeken not only sells books, but many more fun things like fun board games, fun movies, long play records and gadgets.
Historic shopping street with the waterfront cellars where the goods were unloaded. Discover the birthplace of Mata Hari at number 33.
The church of Saint Boniface has a long history and is a feast for the eyes. In summer you can visit the beautiful church and climb the tower.
Right in the centre of Leeuwarden lies the Town Hall. This beautiful building was built in 1715 and has had many changes over time.
Small but striking vintage clothing store with plenty of clothing and accessories for 1980.
For a nice sandwich, a good burger or a tasty soup in combination with a cup of coffee, Het Broodhuys has come to the right place.
At Jolit you look out at all the beautiful products of different brands, you smell delicious scents and there is a cozy music on it.
At 38 Dresses and a Suit you succeed for a complete outfit. From a nice dress and a beautiful piece of jewellery to matching shoes and a bag.
Gellequin you visit for the best games. Because the assortment consists of more than 25000 products, it is difficult to choose between all games.
In the World of Tea, there is a huge choice of 300 kinds of loose tea. The real tea lovers can see, smell and taste everything here.
Housed in a beautiful 17th century building, this luxury apartment is located in the heart of Leeuwarden and exudes a delightful, cosy atmosphere.
You can enjoy an evening of delicious organic dishes at By Ús. Thanks to the cooperation with regional companies, the products are fresh.
In this old post office it is very special to have dinner or lunch. The grand and atmospheric decor makes it a unique place.
This leaning, unfinished tower has a long history and, despite its unique appearance, is an important symbol in Leeuwarden.
At Ice cream parlor La Venezia you come for the best scoop of ice cream. The secret recipe and the loving method of preparation create the most delicious flavors.
For lovers of contemporary art, Tudor's Galerie de Roos is a nice stop during a day in the city.
At Het Leven you will experience a casual, cozy atmosphere thanks to the smooth service and the delicious lunch and dinner dishes that are on the menu.
Go on an adventure in nature. Be amazed by the treasures of Captain Severein, the imposing jaws of a blue whale and much more.
This park is located on the north side of the city centre has been donated by King William l to the population. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
Enjoy royal enjoyment in an 18th century palace at Us Heit. The delicious culinary delights are provided by chek-chef Jelmer Haga.
At Ny-Na you look out for all the cute kitschy retro clothing. You will also find crazy bags, children's toys, gifts and so on.
For an original handmade gift or for something nice in your home, you should take a look at the Wereldwinkel. And you contribute to the world.
Looking for a nice gift or something unique for your interior? Get inspired and take a look at the cozy, homely store Tres Jolie.
In the Princessehof Ceramics Museum you will find ceramic artworks by leading artists such as Karel Appel, Picasso, Lucebert and Armando.
At Restaurant Endoos you will enjoy a culinary evening of pure dishes with surprising taste combinations and always full of cosiness.
There is always something to do in this historic place. Discover the creative companies, visit an exhibition or a cultural event.
Stay in one of the spacious, luxurious rooms at B&B Kia Ora and feel at home in the quiet and characteristic Monnikemuurstraat in the heart of the city.
Experience the hospitality in this B&B located in a historic mansion where you will be welcomed, sleep in lovely beds and rich breakfast.
When you enter the cozy, colorful store De Pluymgraaff you get greedy when you see all the fun stuff for young and old.
Cheap parking is possible at the Fonteinland car park on the west side of the city. In more than 10 minutes walk you are in the center.
In this large somewhat older car park you can almost always find a place. The city centre can be reached quickly on foot from the south.
With enthusiasm, the staff of the Tourist Office informs you about everything there is to do in the area of hospitality, sightseeing and shopping.
In the parking lot behind Leeuwarden Station you can park your car cheaply. The walk to the center takes a quarter of an hour.
Parking on the north side of the city is fine in this spacious parking garage near the Jumbo. The walk to the centre runs via the Voorstreek.
This train station is located on the south side of the city centre. Take the exit to Stationsplein and walk to the city centre in more than 5 minutes.
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