Market Hall Rotterdam
Rotterdam Market Hall: 7 days/week
To Canadian and American example, a Market Hall is located at the Rottetrdam Blaak area. Rotterdam is the Netherlands' city of architecture and therefore the Rotterdam Market Hall design is cutting edge with the shape of a giant airplane hangar. The interior of the Rotterdam Market Hall is one-of-a-kind due to the huge colourful panels on the walls and ceiling, depicting lots and lots of fruit. The front and back entrance of the Market Hall is made draught-proof by means of a huge glass facade. The indoor Market Hall in Rotterdam is multifunctional, as it offers an underground car park and luxurious apartments.
Time Stairs Market Hall Rotterdam
During the construction of the Market Hall of Rotterdam, many old remains of the medieval forerunner of the city of Rotterdam, called Rotta, were excavated. These finds (chandeliers, pots, kettles) are exhibited at the escalators. The deeper you go, the older the objects get. Guided tours at the Market Hall can be booked at De Rotterdam Tours.
Fresh produce at the Market Hall Rotterdam
Unfortunately there's no such thing as good weather guarantee in the Netherlands, so if you still want to have that market feeling on a rainy day, the Market Hall will make your day. Seven days per week! On the ground floor you'll find over 100 market booths with fresh vegetables, fresh fish, flowers, plants and other specialties.
Restaurants at the Market Hall Rotterdam
The Market Hall in Rotterdam offers a choice of Italian restaurants, such as Fellini, Pasta Bar Sicily and Jamie's Italian Rotterdam by Jamie Oliver. We recommend restaurant Pickles at the Market Hall: for Burgers & Wines. There's also Japanese food at the Market Hall: at restaurant Sumo. You can also have a bite at typical Rotterdam restaurants such as Schmidt Fish, Bram Ladage French Fries and de IJssalon Ice Cream. Restaurant Le Souq brings the Middle-Eastern kitchen to the Market Hall of Rotterdam.
Shops at the Market Hall Rotterdam
On the ground floor and on the first floor of the Rotterdam Market Hall, you will find many shops and restaurants. All Market Hall stores deal with food or food processing, such as a winery, a bakery and a butcher. Have a look at cooking shop Habitas. The Market Hall Rotterdam focuses on traditional and organic products. The asian Supermarket Wah Nam Hong at the Market Hall is a paradise for Chinese, Japanese and Korean food lovers. The leading Dutch convenient store Albert Heijn is located in the basement. The Market Cafe (by Dudok) is centrally located on the ground floor, the perfect place to drink a coffee. From the restaurant terraces on the first floor you can overlook the lock, stock and barrel in the Rotterdam Market Hall. As the Market Hall is an iconic statement of Rotterdam design, all sorts of Market Hall related souvenirs can be purchased here as well.
The outdoor market next to
the Market Hall Rotterdam
At a stone's throw away from the Market Hall, the traditional outdoor market square in the centre of Rotterdam is located. This market is the second largest outdoor market in the Netherlands and offers a lot of shopping fun. In addition, the Rotterdam Market Hall is located next to the busy Hoogstraat shopping street. Stroll through Hoogstraat and you'll be in Rotterdam's main shopping streets Koopgoot and Lijnbaan.
OPENING HOURS Market Hall Rotterdam
These are the opening hours of the
Market Hall at Rotterdam Blaak:
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Sunday noon - 6:00 pm
PARKING Market Hall Rotterdam
Market Hall Rotterdam Blaak
by public transport
The Rotterdam Market Hall is located in Rotterdam city centre at Binnenrotte, near the Blaak railway station and the Cube Houses. From Rotterdam Central Station, get there by metro, train, tram or bus to Blaak.http://www.9292.nl
Parking near the
Market Hall Rotterdam Blaak
Park your car at the Kiphof or Markthal public car parks. Parking on the street is possible along Goudsesingel but you'll have to pay by EC or creditcard. Please check our page about parking in Rotterdam for further details.
REVIEWS Market Hall Rotterdam
More shopping in Rotterdam?
Haven't you finished shopping yet? Go for 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. Another option is the outdoor street market at Blaak, just opposite to the Market Hall.