The 43 best places to visit during a city trip in Purmerend

Purmerend was originally focused on fishing and shipping. Nowadays it is a city where you can spend a fun day shopping. The centre, with the Koemarkt as its centre, has a village look. You can still find one-man businesses in Purmerend that have been run by families from the neighbourhood for years, such as Melkhandel Kuyt. In addition to unique shops, you will also find monuments with beautiful façades and cosy restaurants in Purmerend.

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A ceiling full of bags and lots of beautiful accessories, scarves and jewelry. Here they have lots of fun and are happy to help you with that one perfect item.

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Berbel Design

In addition to an assortment of fashion, this women's fashion boutych also offers an extensive range of knitted and crochet yarn, for the real creatives.

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't Hoedje van de Koningin

Besides having a delicious lunch or a nice cup of coffee, you can also enjoy an extensive evening menu here on Friday evening.

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The image of the cows still reminds of the well-known cattle market of the past. Nowadays a place full of cozy catering establishments.

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Restaurant Kozee

The atmospheric Kozee on the Koemarkt is the perfect place to enjoy a cup of coffee, a tasty lunch or an extensive dinner.

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Brenda's petit café

Enjoy a delicious piece of homemade cake or a tasty lunch in this cosy French café on the Koemarkt van Purmerend.

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This lunchroom, espresso bar & ice cream shop is the perfect place for a stopover during a fun day of shopping in Purmerend.

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Olivia Fashion

Discover the best fashion brands and the latest fashion trends in this fashion store and pamper yourself or a dear friend with a new purchase.

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Melkhandel Kuyt

Taste the history. On an old photo in the store you can still see the dairy farmers. You can still go here for tasty dairy products.

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Make your choice for a new outfit in this women's and men's fashion store. The collection consists of clothing and shoes from various iconic labels.

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Van der Valk Hotel

Experience a welcoming atmosphere at the Van der Valk Hotel, stay in comfortable rooms and enjoy a tasty breakfast in the morning.

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Meneer De Uil

A place for anyone looking for timeless toys. Purchased with care and attention and mostly made of natural materials.

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Slijterij Breebaart

Looking for specialty beer, wine, liqueur, distilled or just an original gift? Then you have come to the right place at this liquor specialty store.

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This shop is full of clothing and accessories for every woman who wants to be seen; there is something for every type of woman.

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Eterij Effe Anders

As the name suggests, they do everything a little differently here. Enjoy original dishes and a good glass of wine in a special atmosphere.

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Fred's Atelier

Look around. The shop is full of nice gifts, paintings, ceramics and home accessories. Much of it is made in the workshop in the back.

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Museum Waterland

Visit a special exhibition of contemporary art here or buy a beautiful artifact for your own interior in the museum shop.

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Nicolaas Koepelkerk

With three restored historic organs of different nature and size, the Nicolaas Koepelkerk is a unique organ location in the Netherlands.

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Purmerends Museum

Located in the old town hall. Learn about the history of Purmerend through images, objects and models.

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Eetcafé Jo & Co

Experience an unforgettable culinary experience at this restaurant that has been a popular place on the Purmerend Koemarkt since 1997.

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De Barbiers

Return in time. The nostalgic decor and the craftsmanship of the hairdressers make it a special experience to be cut here.

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InStyle women's fashion

Always looking for different styles, for different women of different generations.

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Theater de Purmaryn

This theater in the cultural heart of Purmerend. After a day of shopping, visit a fun show and complete your day in the city.

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Ladies Fortune

Enjoy a cup of fresh coffee in this shop full of unique brands. For personal advice, you are also at the right place.

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It excels here from the many jewelry and watches. Want to fit? The staff will be happy to help you find the perfect item.

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Ikke en Mama Purmerend

For both babies and children up to 9 years and for the moms, this clothing store has the nicest clothing for trendy and trendy look.

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Brasserie Zomaar

Coziness for which cosiness is meant. In the honest kitchen of the atmospheric Gas, dishes are prepared with beautiful ingredients.

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Echte Bakkers Harry de Groot

The Beemster Paeral of this bakery, a tasteful wholemeal bread with only regional ingredients, should definitely have tasted once.

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A flower shop to be cheerful, full of colors and scents. Surprise someone with a beautiful bouquet or brighten up your own home.

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Old Stable

In this cozy fashion store they will be happy to help you find the perfect jeans and other nice accessories to complete your outfit.

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Proeflokaal Bakker

Taste the atmosphere of bygone times with the authentic interior and photos of the past. Enjoy a beer or other distillates.

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Biercafé De Bonte Koe

In summer you can enjoy a special beer or other drink on the terrace. In winter the pot stove is cozy inside.

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In the past, this historic building in the centre of Purmerend served as an orphanage for wealthy civilian children.

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Nieuwste Tijd

For anyone interested in physical and mental balance. Here you will find all kinds of articles in the field of spirituality.

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Boekwinkel Het Leesteken

At this place in the center of Pumerend all your book wishes come true and there is always something to do, from inspiring lectures to signing sessions.

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After a hefty climb you have a nice view over Purmerend. Romantic too, there are quite a few love locks of couples in love.

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Pontman Schoenen

At this shoe shop in the Breedstraat you will find an extensive range of high-quality women's and men's shoes from the famous brands.

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The Wereldwinkels is full of original gifts and delicious food from other cultures. Made with respect for people and the environment.

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Parkeergarage Willem Eggert Centrum

The relatively affordable Q-park car park is located in the Willem Eggert shopping centre right in the centre of Purmerend.

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NS Station Purmerend

This train station is located on the south-east side of the city centre. Take the exit towards the Wilhelminalaan and walk to the city centre in 10 minutes.

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P+R Station Purmerend

Free parking spaces can be found at Purmerend Station. From this spacious car park it is more than 10 minutes walk to the city centre.

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Parkeerterrein Poelstraat

This location on the southeast side is a little further from the center of Purmerend, but you can park here for free.

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VVV i-Point

In the Purmerends Museum you will find the digital touch screen VVV i-point where you can find tourist information about Purmerend and its surroundings.

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