Shop enthusiasts can indulge themselves in the historic city center of Delft! It is very pleasant to shop along the beautiful canals in Delft. The city is known for its picturesque streets, where you can find numerous hotspots and trendy boutiques. In general, shops in the city are open from 09.00 am – 05.30 pm. Friday is late night shopping. Delft offers several shopping areas. We have listed them for you!

The Market

The Market has the most attractive square of Delft, with the old Town Hall and the Nieuwe Kerk (=New Church) as real eye catchers. Are you looking for special Delft blue souvenirs? You have come to the right address! After shopping, you can relax on the terrace or in one of the cosy pubs. We have listed the best lunchrooms for you.

Tip: Every Thursday from 10.00 am – 05.00 pm a large commodity market is organized. On Saturday a smaller commodity park is organized on the Brabantse Turfmarkt and Burgwal.

Shopping along the canal

To the North of the market you will find special little shops, nice galleries and boutiques in beautiful canalside houses. Are you looking for an unique dress, loose tea or delicious chocolate? You will find it all here! The shopping area is car-free, so you can stroll along the canals.

On Thursday and Saturday in 2021, in the summer months, a cosy antique market is organized along the canals. Do you want to relax for a while after shopping? Along the canals you will find numerous lunchrooms and bars.


De Voldersgracht in Delft met een terrasboot

the heart of delft

De Oude en Nieuwe Langendijk are located in the city center of Delft. Hospitable shopkeepers are happy to give you expert advice about their specialty. From running shoes and music instruments to glasses and antique furniture. After having visited these nice shops, you can relax on one of the terraces on the Brabantse Turfmarkt or the Markt.

Tip: You can combine a shopping day in Delft with a visit to one of the highlights. Climb the tower of the Nieuwe Kerk (=New Church) or discover how the famous Delft blue is manufactured. Here, you will find a list of museums and sights which are worth a visit.

  • Moeder en dochter kijken allebei naar hetzelfde shirt dat in de winkel hangt
  • Blonde vrouw bekijkt een beeldje van een paard in de winkel
  • Een vrouw krijgt haar bloemen overhandigd door de man op de markt
  • Interieur van Koffiebar Kek
  • Allerlei Delfts Blauw theepotten op een houten tafel

Brabantse Turfmarkt

You will find a varied range of shops on the filled-in canals. Are you looking for new sneakers, nice clothes or something sporty? Here, you will find what you are looking for! Don’t forget to visit the cosy Beestenmarkt. You can enjoy a lunch or drink one of the terraces.


Delft also offers large (international) store chains. You will find them on the Bastiaansplein. You can buy clothes or nice things for your home. The cinema and the theatre are located within walking distance.

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