The 31 best shops to visit during a day of shopping in Leiden

Besides a city of culture, Leiden is a great city to spend a wonderful day shopping. Breestraat and Haarlemmerstraat are the largest shopping streets in the city. In between you will find an atmospheric and historic shopping area that is also called Hartje Leiden. In streets like the Burgsteeg and the Nieuwstraat you will definitely succeed for a new outfit or nice home accessories. Do not forget the Pieterskwartier during a shopping day in Leiden. A beautiful piece of town full of alleys with surprising things. Save your favorite stores on your own guide and shop!

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Stripwinkel Dumpie

Comic strip enthusiasts can stroll around at Dumpie. In the charming business you will find both new and second-hand comics, and solid advice.

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Oil & Vinegar Leiden

Those who enjoy life like to come to Oil & Vinegar. A tasteful shop full of culinary products from many parts of the world.

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A shop with a varied assortment of goodies and fun with a Scandinavian touch. The motto is tough, simple and a little hip.

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Fiori Bloemen

Fiori combines solid craftsmanship with characteristic creativity. You'll find colorful bouquets, floral arrangements, plants, vases and more.

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Van Manen en Aan Tafel

The store started 15 years ago with everything for the set table. The assortment grew with beautiful items for the kitchen, bath and bedroom.

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Fromagerie Bon

The passion they have here for France, worldwide cheeses and wines is clearly present. Discover this place full of delicious products.

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Wonderful Nature

Be amazed by natural home accessories. From butterflies to glassware and from fossils to ceramics. Find something for yourself or a nice gift.

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Gelateria Cafè Bar Maxim's

Taste Italian ice cream at Maxim as Italian ice cream should be. With a lot of passion, the flavors of pure ingredients are made.

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A boutique full of beautiful women's fashion. You'll find special brands that you won't soon see anywhere else in the city. Tough, feminine, sexy and affordable.

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Jut en Juul

At Jut en Juul you will find unique items for the youngest. From maternity gifts to care products and from soft toys to nursery accessories.

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Kaasspeciaalzaak van Boheemen

The Bohemian family has already sold cheese to many generations of Leiden. The assortment of cheese is extensive and complemented by various accessories.

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Boutique van Gendt

A small boutique run by mother and daughter. The collection consists of beautiful vintage items and new clothes, sunglasses and accessories.

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Skyler Store

Here you are good for interior items and interior advice in an eclectic, Scandinavian style. For affordable design and hip home accessories.

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Lucies Leiden

Along a charming canal in the heart of Leiden you will find Lucies, a boutique full of jewellery, gifts and other gems. Mostly self-made.

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Silvester Jeugdboekhandel

Silvester's range consists of a wide collection of children's and youth books, song books, fairy tales and educational games.

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Vintage Island

A trendy vintage store with an extensive collection that is partly imported from America. The offer is large and distinctive.

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They specialize in old mechanical wristwatches and have an extensive collection, all authentic and ready to use.

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Warenhuis de Rex

You walk past it, but look inside. At Warenhuis de Rex you enter a special world full of unique, antique and modern items.

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Homemade ice cream, ice cream cakes, chocolate, chocolates and pastries. Here delicious products are manufactured and workshops can be followed.

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Moers, Thee & Meer

Follow the smell of tea and you will end up at Moers. A specialty shop full of tea, handmade ceramics, exclusive table linen and goodies.

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Bierwinkel Leiden

Since 1988 the address for beers, whiskies and jenevers. Thanks to its unique range and rare collection bottles perfect for lovers.

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Antraciet Living & Fashion

A tough, sober, stylish and atmospheric business where you will find special clothes, shoes, bags, jewelry and home accessories. Stijlvol and unique.

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Olive Oyl's Rusty Zipper

At Olive Oyl's Rusty Zipper you can shop in a warm and friendly environment. You will find beautiful second-hand vintage women's and children's clothing.

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De Vliegershop

You will not find the assortment of the Vliegershop anywhere else. Besides kites you will find all kinds of toys, games and gifts.

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House of Items

This is the place where Irma lovingly collects original and sustainable products that make the world a bit more beautiful. Fun for yourself or someone else.

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Velvet Music Leiden

A music specialty store run by mere enthusiasts. You will find records, CDs, DVDs and regularly swinging instore concerts.

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Beautiful in simplicity, tough and without unnecessary frills. That's the style at concept store EDUARD. Discover unique bags, accessories and items for your home.

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Plato Leiden

Go on a musical journey of discovery in Plato. For more than four decades a household name among music lovers in Leiden and surroundings.

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Hartendief Vintage

A shop full of “clothes with experience.” You will find second-hand brand clothing from private individuals and vintage items selected by Hartendief himself.


Dille en Kamille

An inspiring, atmospheric place in Leiden where you will find everything for your home, garden and kitchen. Discover everyday items with special accents.


n Steekje Los

A cozy shop full of wool. The range is extensive. For help and inspiration, you can always go to the cozy inspiration table.

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