We regularly see you at the back of the Nursery. Tiktok dancing on the lawn, taking Insta photos by the rainbow bench. Fun to watch, probably even more fun to do. Do you know that Hilversum has more of these kinds of fat places? These seven hotspots should certainly not be missing in your feed. Do you miss your inside tip in this list: feel free to share! Tag @livehilversum in your post; we will add your suggestion to this blog.
With dot on number 1: this hotspot on the Oude Doelen is our absolute favorite! The Hillywings were made by the Hilversum street artist Eric van der Vegt. The poem 'I love you' was written by Minke Maat. Did you know that this is the only artwork in Hilversum with its hashtag on Instagram? So be sure to tag your photo with #hillywings.
2. City park De Kwekerij
The 8-meter high wooden grid. The wooden benches with different heights. The brightly colored sea container from STEK. The breeding boxes full of flowers. And don't forget the Rainbow bench between Lokaal and Bar des Bouls. This city park at Hilversum station is a new hotspot in Hilversum. To meet up together. For photo sessions with your friends. And plenty of room to film your latest TikTok.
3. Pedestrian bridge Station Media Park
Do you know this one already? The pedestrian bridge at Hilversum Media Park station. On the side, you see the 'radio waves'. At the end the test image of the Dutch television. You make the most beautiful images while the trains pass under you. By far the coolest place to show off your latest outfit.
4. Foodhall Mout
Mout Hilversum is an excellent spot to meet. With an industrial interior inside and plenty of space outside. There is also a special electrical box in front of Mout. It has been taken care of by street artist Eric van der Vegt. Quite a colorful piece of streetart is it not?
5. Artwork near the railway barriers
An 88-meter long graffiti artwork near the small railway barriers. A kind of 'East Side Gallery' in Hilversum. This huge mural by Eric van der Vegt can be seen on the noise barrier along the cycle path. Colorful and with graphic letters: hello energy, what frequency are you vibrating on? Exploding Supernova and the Flower of Live. Super cool background material for your clip or Insta photos.
6. Restaurant Meddens
Meddens is bold, industrial, and vintage. A twist to New York style, but with a warm and accessible look. Meddens is an all-day catering company: lunch, drinks, and dinner. Spread over three floors in an old shop in Hilversum with a colorful design by De Horeca Fabriek. That calls picture perfect!
7. Test image at the Zeedijk
Look how a boring wall can became a smashing piece of art. Hilversum street artist Eric van der Vegt has turned the wall on the Zeedijk into a real Instagram hotspot with bright colors.
It represents the test image of Dutch television, a nod to Hilversum as a media city.