Shopping in Krefeld
Shopping as an experience
„And after shopping in the compact, partially-covered city centre, take the shortcut to indulge yourself at the Stadtmarkt."
Krefeld - the changing city. The regional centre on the left-hand bank of the River Rhine embodies this slogan like no other city in the area. Krefeld city is currently reinventing itself as a pulsating "inner city experience" and an attractive shopping centre. It lies for the most part within the four "Walls" and forms an urban triad of shopping, gastronomy and culture. Whether shopping, strolling around, enjoying an espresso coffee in one of the many cafes or bistros or visiting a museum, in Krefeld city centre you can satisfy all your needs at the same time.
The Hochstrasse which crosses the Neumarkt that is illuminated in the evening, forms the centrepiece of the inner city. Running parallel to this is Königstrasse with its 520 metre-long illuminated glass roof which guaranteesshopping enjoyment even when it is raining. With its short distances between famous brand boutiques, specialist shops, department stores and the city centre Schwanenmarkt, Krefeld is an attractive and easily accessible shopping metropolis with excellent parking spaces and reasonably-priced multi-storey car parks.
A further attraction is the Behnisch-Haus with its culinary variety. Located next to the modern structure is the Stadtmarkt which invites visitors to stroll around and relax. Regular events such as the „Pottbäckermarkt" in May, „Kultur findet Stadt(t)" before the summer holidays, theme Saturdays, Christmas Market and Sunday opening days attract an interested public, including people from the local region, to the city centre.