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The top five gift stores in Rotterdam

Rotterdam’s top shops offer inspiration for gifts over and above wooden clogs or slabs of Gouda cheese. Whether you’re seeking jewellery and beauty essentials or gadgets and gizmos, an abundance of options will ensure you find the perfect present

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Anna Whitehouse,

Schaap en Citroen
One of the oldest jewellers in the world, Schaap en Citroen has its finger firmly on the fashion pulse. Expect classic necklaces from Chopard alongside fresh Italian designs from Pomellato and Oromalia. The jeweller’s own-brand Highlights designs are not to be missed for their timeless appeal.

Schaap en Citroen, Lijnbaan 77, 3012 EM Rotterdam, +31 (0)10 411 9445

Media Markt
One of Europe’s most popular electronics stores, Media Markt prides itself on its permanently low prices, and stocks the latest branded products from the likes of Samsung and Sony. This gadget emporium offers a highly personal service that ensures you end up with the right product.

Media Markt, Binnenwegplein 50-52, 3012 KA Rotterdam, +31 (0)10 433 5000

De Bijenkorf
Holland’s largest department store chain De Bijenkorf (The Beehive) is a go-to destination for all fashion needs, including accessories and bags. Distinguished by its vast range of labels, from Gucci, Chanel and Louis Vuitton to fast-expanding local label SuperTrash, there is nowhere else in Holland that houses so many major brands under one roof.

De Bijenkorf, Coolsingel 105, 3012 AG Rotterdam, +31 (0)800 0818

Whether you’re seeking the latest Canon camera or the newest Samsung television, Foka is the place to visit for affordable prices and excellent customer service. This electronics and photography chain, which has branches across Holland, is renowned for one-off deals which allow customers to save up to 70% on big names.

Foka, Admiraliteitstraat 8, 3063 EK Rotterdam, +31 (0)10 403 5300

Ici Paris XL
For one of the largest ranges of perfumes and cosmetics, Ici Paris XL is a good place to visit. This chic Parisian-style beauty chain stocks everything from Marc Jacobs’ latest scent to classics such as Chanel No 5.

Ici Paris XL, Lijnbaan 138, 3012 ER Rotterdam, +31 (0)800 022 8009



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