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Sensitive adaptation of old & interesting building

It is an old building in classical style that was a grain trading exchange (grain futures) that has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ross B
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Neo-classicist building 1865, now housing a supermarket

Typical mid 19th century building in neo-classicist style that was very popular in those days. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an old building in classical style that was a grain trading exchange (grain futures) that has been re-purposes as an Albert Hejne supermarket. If you are in the Netherlands as a visitor you will always have to visit an Albert Hejne so if...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical mid 19th century building in neo-classicist style that was very popular in those days. The corn traders had the money to order something special. Architect J.G. van Beusekom did the job. Repurposing old buildings in the Netherlands has become very popular as in Britain...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you need to get some food anyway, pick this supermarket! They did not hide the architecture. On good days the sunlight through the windows is breathtaking.

Thank Azolica
Reviewed 16 November 2017

this once was the hub in the web of grain trading of Groningen. on Tuesdays farmers with animals went to the Veemarkt, or Beastmarket about 1 km southwest of the Fishmarket to trade cattle etc. but in here the farmers came from Groningen province. especially...More

Thank Simone194
Reviewed 7 November 2017

For a good number of years now, the old Corn Exchange has been used as an Albert Hein supermarket, with a Gall & Gall drinks shop in the room on the right, going in. It's an imaginative use for an old building, and has been...More

Thank Magnifico M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The beautiful building on the vismarkt (fish market) was used to be an old corn exchange and now is Albert Heijn supermarket. It's nice to see that the Netherlands is a pioneer of using such "Monumental Building" for other purpose. We can still enjoy the...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Didn't get to see "anything" so to speak. The environment looks great. The inside is occupied by Albert Heijn

Thank jamesRocking
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The location of the Albert Heijn supermarket at the Vismarkt (fish market) has been cleverly chosen by the largest supermarket chain in the Netherlands. The store is located in the Korenbeurs, the old corn exchange. It is a wonderful location right in the center and...More

1  Thank StefanLechner
Reviewed 6 February 2017

A building with an interesting architecture which host an Albert Heijn supermarket. From its stairs you can have a nice view of the market, where many fresh products are sold.

Thank ADB0214
Reviewed 22 December 2016

this could be a greenhouse/wintergarden/restaurant/terras, and now it s a cheap supermarket... horror!!!!

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