Lijnbaan: main shopping street of Rotterdam!
Lijnbaan is the main shopping area in Rotterdam. Lijnbaan was introduced in 1953 and those days it was the first modern shopping street in post-war Europe, where no cars were allowed to enter. Today, Lijnbaan is still car-free and it is still an excellent shopping area. On a rainy day, Lijnbaan Rotterdam is still comfortable, as it is partially covered. Lijnbaan is the beating heart of Rotterdam shopping with many large stores of international fashion chains. Shop till you drop at Lijnbaan Rotterdam! TIP: As in other cities shops are closed on Sunday, Lijnbaan Rotterdam can get very crowded on Sunday. On Friday evening and Saturdayr, it's less busy at Lijnbaan.
The famous Lijnbaan Rotterdam shopping area
Lijnbaan runs from the Weena street near Rotterdam Central Station to Binnenwegplein. When you walk down Lijnbaan from Weena, you won't notice a lot of shops yet. After crossing Kruiskade (with the Hugo Boss shop on the right), you will see the exclusive shoe store Aspact Outlet (Lijnbaan 50). A little further on your left hand side at the corner of Stadhuisplein you will find and trendy clothing store of the Spanish label Bershka (Lijnbaan 52). The huge store of Pull & Bear (Lijnbaan 54a) has trendy fashion for young people. Try the delicious triangle shaped sandwiches 'Bartjes' at Bart's Bakery (Lijnbaan 67). Aspact (Lijnbaan 56-58) offers trendy sneakers and the Kenzo collection. Donna Guy (Lijnbaan 58) is the place to be for Paris Hilton lookalikes with expensive trademarks like Moncler. Half way Lijnbaan, you'll see the sneakers and streetwear shop Snipes (Lijnbaan 72). At Amac Rotterdam (Lijnbaan 79) you can buy all products of Apple and Beats. Dont' miss River Island (Lijnbaan 101). Hollister Rotterdam offers American surf style apparel (Lijnbaan 102b) and after passing G-Star Raw, you'll reach Binnenwegplein.
Shops at Korte Lijnbaan Rotterdam
Korte Lijnbaan (opposite to Stadhuisplein) is a side straat of Lijnbaan. The London City Club Rotterdam (Korte Lijnbaan 5) has a nice collection of both sporty polo’s and classic college wear. Korte Lijnbaan also offers Oqium Sneekers and Men at Work (Korte Lijnbaan 17) for any brand of jeans.
STORE HOURS Lijnbaan Rotterdam
These are the store hours for the shops at Lijnbaan Rotterdam:
Monday 1 pm - 5:30 pm Tuesday 9 am - 5:30 pm Wednesday 9 am - 5:30 pm Thursday 9 am - 5:30 pm Friday 9 am - 9 pm Saturday 9 am - 5:30 pm Sunday noon - 5 pm
PARKING Lijnbaan Rotterdam
Public transport to Lijnbaan
You can reach Lijnbaan in different ways. For example you can take the train, bus, metro or tram to Rotterdam Central Station and walk from there. But you can also travel by metro to Beurs.
Parking Lijnbaan Rotterdam
If you come by car you can park your car in one of the public car parks in Rotterdam city centre such as Westblaak, Bijenkorf, Beurs, Schouwburgplein or Kruisplein, which are near the Lijnbaan shopping area. For more information check our page about parking in Rotterdam.
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More shopping in Rotterdam?
Haven't you finished shopping yet? Fashion victims can follow our complete shopping tour in Rotterdam city center! Do you prefer shopping in a mall on a rainy day? The metro takes you to the Zuidplein Mall or to the Alexandrium Mall in 25 minutes. Zuidplein offers another 150 shops and Alexandrium has many home decoration stores and a big shopping center. If you prefer staying in Rotterdam city center, you could go to the market to get fresh food and the latest bargains!
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