Once you've exited the Station, the city center of Utrecht has plenty to offer when it comes to shopping. Besides the many stores, the atmosphere is always jovial and the canals complete the streetview with welcoming terraces and bridges.
It obviously helps that the old city center of Utrecht is free of cars, which makes it so much easier to casually stroll around.
Start your shopping trip at the extensive Hoog Catharijne, after which you continue towards the Lange Elizabethstraat. For stylish shopping you proceed on the Lijnmarkt. Towards the Oudegracht you'll notice the larger chain stores appearing, so no worries about not having anywhere to go.
At the end of the Steenweg you can either go right towards the Lijnmarkt or left into the Choorstraat in the direction of Oudegracht and the City Hall.
The Lijnmarkt has a very nice atmosphere and offers various clothing and life style shops. Many of the stores you can actually see through to the other side where the Oudegracht runs: Noa Noa Kathmandu Van den Heiligenberg Aba-i
Besides the city center of Utrecht there’s actually more to discover when it comes to shopping. Like for example the Utrechtse Bazaar.
For already more than 30 years the Utrechtse Bazaar (Bazaar of Utrecht) is organized in the heart of the Netherlands. This large indoor market is opened every Saturday and Sunday. What you'll find there? Over hundreds of stalls where you can literally by anything at [...] Continue reading about Utrechtse Bazaar.