The city center

In: Iulian Cosa

4 Apr 2011

I might be mistaken, but as far as I know Beursplein is the city center. It’s one of the most important areas of Rotterdam and also one of the best places to shop – along with Alexandrium in the north and Zuidplein Shopping Center in the south of Rotterdam.

It might seem like everybody in R’dam is reading my blog, since Beursplein was flooded with people this Saturday, just as I had said in my previous posts: “when it’s nice outside, go out!” Also the marketplace was more crowded than usual… There were so many people on the terraces, inside shops and even in restaurants (cause they didn’t have any room left outside)… and it’s clear that the only one responsible was the weather: 23 ° Celsius!  It was the first day I could wear my favorite checkered shirts and short pants. Hooray for that!

What Beursplein translates to (at least that’s what Google translate said) is “Exhibition Square”. Fair enough considering the huge amount of clothes, shoes and all sorts of accessories that are ‘exhibited’ in that area. H&M, C&A, V&D, Zara, Esprit and other brands have their (sometimes huge) shops in the area. This is the sort of place my girlfriend loves, and I know she’s not the only one… too bad we’re both students and can’t afford to buy as many things as we want. And here’s a thought: if you know someone who has money to give away, let me know :-)

And some suggestions:

  1. I never really talked about clubbing, and I’ll elaborate on that in my next post. But for those who like it , check this out  (on 7th of April) : DON invites Mr. Wix
  2. There’s a photography exhibition you might want to check out as well, it’s called ONE DAY, ONE ROOM

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