Rotterdam is the second city in the Netherlands and is known for its large harbor. If you like shopping you can visit fine in Rotterdam. Below are tips appear that allows you to shop a successful day in Rotterdam. Furthermore, an overview of the opening hours, shopping evenings, Sunday shopping and sales.
Rotterdam is best reached by train. You're right in the center of the city when you get off at Rotterdam Central. Also you can move you a quick way through the city when you take the tram or subway. Also by car can reach the city, but you should be aware of parking fees. In Rotterdam you have to pay for parking in the popular neighborhoods and streets. This includes among others the center. The rates in the center are 2.5 euros or 3 euros per hour.
Clothing, shoes, you can find everything. In Rotterdam obviously find all the famous stores such as Zara, V & D and H & M. Around the Beursplein and the Lijnbaan are found all major retail and department stores, though. This area is also known as the Koopgoot. Fun and interesting shopping streets with often smaller boutiques and trendy shops, the Nieuwe Binnenweg, New Market, Pannekoekstraat, Van Oldenbarneveltstraat, the Laurenskwartier, Around the Swan Neck, Mini Mall and the Witte de With street. Well-known is also Alexandrium which is located outside the center. Alexandrium is a major shopping street with hundreds of stores and home stores.
The regular opening hours of the clothing, footwear and fashion shops in Rotterdam are as follows:
Monday: 13:00 to 18:00
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 09:30 am to 18:00 pm
Friday: 09:30 to 21:00
Saturday: 09:00 am to 18:00 pm
Shopping Sundays: 12:00 am to 18:00 pm
A day of shopping is often very expensive. To save money on your clothes and shoes shopping during the sale, also called sale. During the sell clothes and shoes are sold with substantial discounts. This discount can quickly amount to several tens of percents. The winter sale takes place approximately during the months of December and January. Summer sales, approximately during the months of July and August. Read more about the sale.
When you have enough clothes, shoes or other fashion accessories have purchased there to experience more. Maybe it's a nice idea to combine a shopping trip to one of the many events that take place every year in Rotterdam. Examples of large and well-known events are the Queen, Summer Carnival, the International Film Festival, the World Port Festival, North Sea Jazz and so on. Outside the many events there are very many great things to experience in Rotterdam. How about a visit to the port, the many museums, Blijdorp Zoo, Euromast, and so on. If you want to stay longer than a day, you can stay in one of the many hotels in Rotterdam.
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