Rotterdam Off The Beaten Path

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  • A beautiful bridge over the water.
    A beautiful bridge over the water.
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  • One of the historical windmills.
    One of the historical windmills.
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Rotterdam

  • 1. Sonneveld house

    Note the lights in the ceiling. The original Gispen furniture. The central heating which has not changed shape till the present day. The only difference now would be that the curtains would be to the...

  • 2. Delfshaven -

    In the 3rd floor you can see the houses and shops of workers and simple self-employed persons. All you see are replicas in every detail. On the attic you enter the....of the shadowy figures and...

  • 3. Kinderdijk (around Rotterdam)

    Whenever you will get the chance, you could pay a visit to Kinderdijk/Childsdike. Here you may watch the best of many windmills together in Holland. The same windwills Neil Diamond sang about ... The...

  • 4. Schiedam (around Rotterdam)

    BTW: ... you want to see the tallest windmills of the whole world? Go for a travel to Schiedam. When in Rotterdam you donot need to go far away. Schiedam is between Rotterdam and Vlaardingen and it...

  • 5. Art on the ladies toilet


  • 6. FEYENOORD fan shop

    For all you FEYENOORD fans, don't pass the Feyenoord Fan Shop.The main shop is located at:Coolsingel 195-197 - 3012 AG RotterdamBusiness hours: Daily: 9:30AM -...

  • 7. MOVED: DONNER for all your book and CD needs

    Don't miss the Book- and CD-shop DONNER at the end of the Lijnbaan; 10 floors of shopping pleasure. The shop has been bought by selexyz, but still is known as...

  • 8. Kralingse Bos - Little oasis in Rotterdam.

    The Kralingen Bos and Kralinge Lake is an oasis of peace in Rotterdam where you can recover after a busy day in the city. This is what a lot of people from...

  • 9. Kralingse Bos - Digging up the marshland.

    On the northern side of the municipality Kralinge, the Kralingse Bos is located. This is a large park surrounding an artificial lake. Many inhabitants of the...

  • 10. Kralingse Bos - Beautiful park.

    At some point of being a VT member it amazed me that I never took time to write a tip about this beautiful park called the Kralingse Bos in the city I visited...

  • 11. following workshops and throwing parties

    Rotterdam has got it all.You can make your trip complete by booking all kinds of workshops or private lessons (salsa, latin percussion, indian dances, diving)Or...

  • 12. Verlosserkerk

    Although some of the calvinist roots are still visible in the country, the Netherlands is one of the most non-religious countries in the free world. Almost half...

  • 13. Shipping and Transport College

    During the Spido boattrip, not far west of the Euromast at the north bank, I saw the eyecatching blue white building of the Shipping and Transport College. This...

  • 14. Something different...

    There are a lot of nightclubs in Rotterdam. Waterfront is one of them and a nice one. It is actually quite hidden, so if nobody tells you, you wouldn't know it....

  • 15. Erasmus bridge

    The 800 metre long Erasmus bridge spans the Maas river and left the northern and southern parts of Rotterdam.The suspension bridge has a 159 metre high steel...

  • 16. Station Blaak

    The hostel is situated across station Blaak.Since it was roofed in, Blaak Station has resembled a flying saucer.The construction is suspended from a massive...

  • 17. Barbecue in Kralingse Bos & other public areas

    Click here for Dutch version.Translation:Barbecueing is allowed in the Kralingse Bos, as long as there is no danger or any inconvenience to the surroundings...

  • 18. Zakkendragershuisje - Former Museum van Nagsael

    Once, this was one of my favourite tips. Museum van Nagsael named itself the world's smallest museum. Indeed, it wasn't more than a display window - a smaller...

  • 19. Katendrecht

    Katendrecht was once a small settling dating back to the year 1199 and is now a new developing urbanity located in a former harbour area. The last harbour...

  • 20. Warehouses at the Kop van Zuid

    At the southside of the Wilhelminapier (towards Hotel New York and Montevideo) you will see these beautiful old warehouses Celebes, Java, Borneo and Sumatra,...

  • 21. Noordereiland

    Most tourists never heard about the Noordereiland and just passed this well-known part of Rotterdam on their way to, or out of Rotterdam.It is a small island in...

  • 22. Shipping and Transport College

    Everywhere in Rotterdam, you don’t know what to expect around the next corner. During the Spido harbour tour, I saw a strange building, which alone is nothing...

  • 23. De Peperklip - a modern building often missed

    This building with over 500 small appartments was built between 1979 and 1982 and is one of many strange buildings in Rotterdam. This one is a nice view with...

  • 24. Vierkant eiland in de plas the dutch expression for squared island in the lake. This modern sculpture by Frans de Wit was installed in the 1980s when the surrounding areas (now...

  • 25. Ventilation building for the Maastunnels

    At the waterfront of the Nieuwe Maas these strange looking buildings with a green cupper roof pulled my attention, not knowing what to think of it.......

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