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!
Exhibition 'World Press Photo'
Visit the World Press Photo Exhibition on its worldwide tour, showcasing the stories that matter with photography from the 2018 Photo Contest.
World Press is open 5-27 th of January at Museum Hilversum.
Music Around the Fireplace
Every last thursday of the month you can enjoy Music around rhe Fireplace at the Stookplaats. A clear concept: Singer Songwriters. Acoustic music, a warm fireplace, special beer and 'pay what you want',
In the edition of 30th of January music will be performed by Ben Forte, Subterranean Street Society en Lisette Lowe.Read more about this event
from 20 October | Tourist Office or Sound & Vision
The Media Mile is a walking route of approximately one mile or one and a half kilometer. In thirty minutes you can walk from the trainstation to the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision at the Media Park. On the way you learn more about the broadcastinghistory of the Netherlands. You can also walk the route in the opposite direction. Fun for all ages!check out the Media Mile
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!