The ‘Sistine Chapel’ of Rotterdam, in Holland
The Markthal Rotterdam (Holland) is a gigantic arch within which there is an attractive and crowded market with more than 90 stalls, eight restaurants, 20 stores and 1,200 underground parking spaces that blend seamlessly with 228 ultramodern apartments. A place that leaves no one indifferent, neither national nor foreigner.
Some compare it with a contemporary cathedral, not only for its architecture and dimensions, but also for its colossal interior open space and for the huge and seductive work of art that covers its very high ceiling, like a Sistine Chapel, but of simply oversized proportions. Although this is a secular cathedral, and more than secular, mundane: totally devoted to food, drinks, leisure, shopping and good quality of life.Read More »The ‘Sistine Chapel’ of Rotterdam, in Holland