The Rotterdam city centre is most known for its modern architecture and various shopping areas. The most interesting way to find out more about this is simply by bike.
On bike you prevent getting hooked on the shopping streets (unless that’s what you’re here for) and allows you to explore more remote parts of the city when you’re done “architecturing”. Having a guide with you on bike is guarantee not to miss a thing.
After a day of shopping or visiting museums in Rotterdam you can sit by the Maas river to catch your breath and relax. For example by visiting the Erasmus bridge which is a great example of the aspiring mentality and youth of the city thanks [...] Continue reading about Erasmus Bridge.
Tilted cubes, that's how you can best imagine the Cube Houses in Rotterdam. Placed on the first floor, the Cube Houses represent a forest in Rotterdam, designed by Piet Blom. The world upside down. As you'll notice during your visit, the bottom floor is like [...] Continue reading about Cube Houses.
Just outside the city center of Rotterdam you find the borough Delfshaven (Port of Delft), a great area to discover the history of international travel, with an abundance of restaurants of stores. The borough has an extensive history as the departure location for travellers to [...] Continue reading about Delfshaven.
Build for the Floriade in 1960, the Euromast has been registered as monument since 2010 and is accessible to the public to enjoy the impressive view at a height of 185 meters. Did you know that there are both a hotel and a restaurant in [...] Continue reading about Euromast.
Hotel New York
Since 1901 this Jugendstil building with its large white engraving saying Holland Amerika Line has been standing proudly at the Wilhelminapier in Rotterdam. From this location almost half a million people traveled to the United States to find their fortune. Today the building is both [...] Continue reading about Hotel New York.
Build in 1449, the Laurenskerk is the only monument in Rotterdam remaining from the Middel Ages. The highest tower of the Laurenskerk is 64 meters high and made out of stone. As you can make up from the height, it would be great to enjoy [...] Continue reading about Laurenskerk.
Port of Rotterdam
The largest port of Europe and situated directly at the North Sea, the Port of Rotterdam is most definitely a tourist attraction. It has a surface of almost 25000 acres and employs 70,000 people. The city port is largely accessible to the public. So explore [...] Continue reading about Port of Rotterdam.
As a large part of the city center of Rotterdam was destroyed during the Second World War, the few buildings remaining are definitely worth a visit. Like, for example, the Witte Huis (White House) which was the first sky scraper in Europe in 1898. Inspired [...] Continue reading about Witte Huis.