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  • 1. General tourist information

    I'd never considered Rottterdam as a tourist city on my previous visits - just a place to change trains (and of course having the Centraal station surrounded by a building site didn't help). But now...

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  • 2. City sights

    Whenever in Rotterdam my eyes are drawn to the other side of the river Meuse. I cannot help it and always get mixed feelings ... Why? I donot really know. Maybe because I've seen the change of this...

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  • 3. Architecture, modern

    Gebouw Delftse Poort (Gate of Delft Building) is an office complex consisting of two skyscrapers. The taller tower's (Until May 2009, the highest office in The Netherlands) height is 151 metres and...

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  • 4. Cubic houses (Kubus woningen)

    Worth a visit inside! Yes, one of many of these apartments is a kind of a museum. You can take a look inside of the cube apartment to get an idea of the interior. You can even buy one, although the...

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  • 5. Architecture, old

    Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk is a Protestant church in Rotterdam. It is the only remnant of the medieval city of Rotterdam. The church was built between 1449 and 1525. In 1621 a wooden spire was added...

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  • 6. Rotterdam Watercity (Waterstad)

    The Europoort is an industrial and port south of the New Waterway and north of the Hartel Canal, east of the Maasvlakte and west of the Botlek. The area belongs to the municipality of Rotterdam is...

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  • 7. Neighbourhoods

    The historical harbour 'Veerhaven' ( Ferry Harbour) is situated in the Scheepvaartkwartier (Maritime Quarter), on the north bank of Nieuwe Maas river. The Scheepvaartkwartier, one of the few remained...

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  • 8. Shopping areas

    We arrived at the central square of Rotterdam on a rainy day and as you can see, there weren't much people around. But when the sun is back, Everyone seems to appear from nowhere! Lots of popular...

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  • 9. Bridges

    The Nieuwe Maas cuts right through the citycentre of Rotterdam. Several bridges and tunnels link the two banks. The important connections for cars are the Erasmusbrug connecting the northbank with...

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  • 10. Festivals and events

    Metropolis is a festival which is held yearly near the Ahoy Complex in Rotterdam. Here you find a market where the sell clothes, funny things and show some good causes. There is also music on many...

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  • 11. History

    This is the oldest statue in the Netherlands! It stands at Grote Kerkplein, just a stone’s throw from the Laurens church. The philosopher Erasmus was born in Rotterdam around 1468. If you are...

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  • 12. Boat tours

    If you ever come to Rotterdam you've got to take the Spido boat trip. There are trips of 1 1/2 hours and a day trip. This way you can see the world's largest harbour, the europort, as well as quite...

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  • 13. Museums

    Just past the corner of the HEMA department store, you now see the oldest building in the city, the Schielandshuis. Named after the Dike Board of Schieland, which moved into the premises in 1665, the...

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  • 14. VT meeting

    Programme The VT meeting next Saturday will start at 11.00 hrs. meeting place: Engels getting there: leave Central Station through the main entrance. Turn and walk towards the buildings on your...

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  • 16. Rotte and Rotterdam

    Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands and one of the largest ports in the world. Starting as a dam constructed in 1270 on the Rotte River. The...

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  • 17. Finding Your Way Around

    Despite all the modern Hi-Rise buildings Rotterdam is quite a simple city to navigate on foot. The streets are mostly laid out in a grid pattern and of course...

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  • 18. Useful phone numbers

    The most common European emergency number 112 (following Directive 2002/22/EC: Universal Service Directive) and also standard on GSM mobile phones. 112 is used...

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  • 19. Westelijk Handelsterrein

    Renovations on the Westelijk Handelsterrein building complex, a listed building dating from 1894, were completed in 2002.The covered warren of shops and...

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  • 20. Devastated city

    This bronze work of art is the city’s main war memorial. The hole in the body symbolices how Rotterdam was cut to the heart by the German bombsThis art is made...

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  • 21. Few words in Dutch

    Below few words that you can use while traveling in Holland:good morning = goedemorgengood afternoon = goedemiddaggood evening = goedenavondsee you = tot...

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  • 22. Reconstruction of the Central Station

    When I visit Rotterdam, I usually arrive by train at the Central Station. Or I take here the Thalys to Paris. In fact the central station is an important...

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  • 23. Mega-Wash - where to wash your dirty clothes

    If you need to wash some closes, then Mega-Wash may be the right place for you. This laundry, owned by a family of asian origin, offers you good prices. 5,00...

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  • 24. Dutch people

    Dutch people are usually really nice and friendly. In most cases they speak english very well so there are no problems with communication. And, even if they do...

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  • 25. Airport

    Rotterdam Airport is used to be known as Zestienhoven, and it is located on the North Rotterdam. It is the second largest airport in Holland after Amsterdam. It...

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