Oude and Nieuwe Binnenweg Shopping (Self Guided), Rotterdam

Shoppers are in for a fantastic time with a trip to Oude Binnenweg and Nieuwe Binnenweg, which form a long and eclectic trail filled with shops. If you ask any citizen to name the coolest shopping street in the city, they'll probably tell you that it is Nieuwe Binnenweg. This fabulous thoroughfare has lots of quirky and independent shops selling fun and unusual items as well as numerous record stores. For years, DJs from many parts of the world have been coming to this street to discover exciting music. Here, you will also come across art galleries, bakeries and relaxing lunchrooms with small terraces. Such is the reputation of Nieuwe Beinnenweg that is was nominated as the Best Shopping Street in Rotterdam by Elle magazine. This popular road also has a good nightlife scene with its pubs, restaurants and stellar music venues such as Rotown.

After investigating the many wonderful things that Nieuwe Beinnenweg has to offer, go to the historic shopping street of Oude Binnenweg and look through its shops for clothes, records and books. Whether you are hoping to find gifts that are a little out of the ordinary, antiques or cool designer wear, you are likely to find it on Oude Binnenweg and Nieuwe Binnenweg.
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Oude and Nieuwe Binnenweg Shopping Map

Guide Name: Oude and Nieuwe Binnenweg Shopping
Guide Location: Netherlands » Rotterdam
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Author: vickyc

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