Welcome to Hilversum, media city of the Netherlands! This is the place where it all happens: radio, television, creative concepts, and technological developments. But the city has so much more to offer. Hilversum is a city of surprises, in the heart of the Gooi. We’ve got concept stores and traditional bakers, worldwide known museums, and architectural highlights. A city that’s alive. Hilversum is Live. Come and experience it yourself!
Support Your Locals
Local tips and follow the travelling heart
You’ve probably already seen it: #supportyourlocals. From buying a bottle of wine at Mijn Hemel to ordering take away at Vers Saladbar or ordering the world famous so-called Kippeling at Floor Poelier. You’ll help the entrepreneurs of Hilversum with all your local purchases. They will be very grateful! Check out our best local shop tips per shopping area here and follow the travelling Support Your Locals Heart which travels through Hilversum the following two weeks!read more
Together we are Hilversum
What fun things can still be done in the city? How can you stay culturally up-to-date, how can you help our local entrepreneurs, what is happening 'behind the scenes' and how do fellow Hilversummers spend their time? In this blog we give a positive answer to all these questions and more.read more
Have you already seen them? The boys and girls with their special T-shirts? The promoteam that’s keeping the streets of Hilversum safe! They make sure everyone is walking on the right side of the street and keeps their 1,5 meter distance.
Discover how renowned architects Dudok, Duiker, and Cuypers shaped our beautiful city. Explore our monumental town hall, the Sint Vituskerk (St. Vitus Church), the Bloembuurt, and more.
Hilversum is surrounded by nature. Apart from beautiful forests and heathlands outside of the city, you can also find lovely parks and gardens inside the city. Great places to go for a walk, for a bicycle ride, or to relax.
Shopping in Hilversum
The City Center
Visit the city center! Cozy squares and a wide range of shops, varying from international retailers to local entrepreneurs. This is the heart of the city. Rainy days? Shop inside at the shopping malls Hilvertshof or Gooische Brink. Ready to go shopping?
Every Wednesday and Saturday you can enjoy fresh and local produce at the market of Hilversum. Here you can find anything, from clothing and flowers to cheese, nuts, bread, and way more. Please stop by!