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Private Rotterdam Architecture Walking Tour
"Meet your guide at Rotterdam Central Station from where your private 3-hour architecture walking tour will start. See the architectural sights of Rotterdam in 3 hours with a private guide. Pass by sights such as Rotterdam's Cube Houses Markthal City Hall Kunsthal Erasmus Bridge and many more. In total you will walk past about 40 architectural sights with your private guide! Learn about these from your personal guide and listen to stories about their creation and the meaning behind the architecture of this unique such as City Hall. Enjoy a relaxing break and a refreshing beverage at a central Rotterdam location after 1.5 hours into the tour. Continue touring Rotterdam after your 30-minute break and enjoy the second half of your architecture walk refreshed your tour will end in central Rotterdam.Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required."
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Private Tour: Rotterdam Walking Tour Including Harbor Cruise
"Your walking tour departs from central Rotterdam at your chosen time. As this is a private tour the exact itinerary can be tailored to your interests; simply notify your guide which sights you'd like to see.Start with a visit to one of the most fascinating architectural projects of post-war Rotterdam the Cubic Houses built by renowned architect Piet Blom. Hear about Blom’s imaginative approach and designs as you step inside these unique high-density housing cubes which are tilted on hexagonal poles. It will change your perspective on modern architecture — literally!From here walk to the Old Harbor (Oude Haven) Rotterdam’s historic harbor whose oldest parts date back to the 14th century. Now a busy waterfront offering a number of fine restaurants and cafés
From EUR55.00
 
Private Tour: Rotterdam Walking Tour Including Harbor Cruise
"Your walking tour departs from central Rotterdam at your chosen time. As this is a private tour the exact itinerary can be tailored to your interests; simply notify your guide which sights you'd like to see.Start with a visit to one of the most fascinating architectural projects of post-war Rotterdam the Cubic Houses built by renowned architect Piet Blom. Hear about Blom’s imaginative approach and designs as you step inside these unique high-density housing cubes which are tilted on hexagonal poles. It will change your perspective on modern architecture — literally!From here walk to the Old Harbor (Oude Haven) Rotterdam’s historic harbor whose oldest parts date back to the 14th century. Now a busy waterfront offering a number of fine restaurants and cafés
From EUR55.00

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Coolsingelpoort at the Lijnbaan

In 1953 the Lijnbaan was the first shoppingstreet in the world where the cars were banned. In those years was written: the Lijnbaan is the most modern and luxurious shopping centre with 78 delightful...
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sachara
Nov 19, 2006

See famous Skyline

Rotterdam is the site of ambitious architecture.Buildings like "the Montevideo Tower", and bridges like the "Erasmus bridge" are creating a beautiful skyline. Especially by night!note: Rotterdam's...
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Valeggua
Oct 31, 2007

Euromast.

We did not visit the Euromast cos when we were there, it was very misty and decided not to go.One can go up there to have a bird's eye view of Rotterdam - the port city. There's a restaurant at the...
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A2002
Jan 07, 2003

old city: whatever's left of it

When German planes hit the Netherlands, and Rotterdam in particular, they did a meticulous job: they nearly destroyed avery single building. When it was time to rebuild the city the authorities voted...
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call_me_rhia
Nov 06, 2002

There is also a tv/radio...

There is also a tv/radio transmitting tower that seems to be obligitary in some European cities pls see pic. We did not go there however so cannot tell you anything about it but here is a link for...
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stefank60
Aug 26, 2002

Cultural walking route.

When we reached Park Hotel on the first day, we saw a board giving us a cultural walking route map. We marked it out on our map and followed the route. There was very few people on the streets....
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A2002
Jan 07, 2003

Next to the cubes houses you...

Next to the cubes houses you will see another designed building by the Dutch architect Piet Blom (1934-1999).It is called the Blaaktower and has the shape of a pencil, that is why it is popular called...
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irisbe
Aug 25, 2002

Leave the river Nieuwe Maas at...

Leave the river Nieuwe Maas at your left side and walk the promenade direction Erasmusbridge.You have a row of all kinds of flags and to make it easy for you they have put a board next to it so you...
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irisbe
Aug 25, 2002

Across the Nieuwe Maas, at the...

Across the Nieuwe Maas, at the Kop van Zuid, you can spot the Wilhelmina tower (at the left), designed by C. Dam, 1994-1996, 100 meters tall, 20 levels and used as offices.At the right the...
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irisbe
Aug 25, 2002

Wonderfull Rotterdam is...

Wonderfull Rotterdam is wonderfull in all his ways. Just make a walk and you can see the most beautifull things!</> This building is on the Weena in Rotterdam. In this building you can see an...
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Umfufu
Aug 25, 2002

Looking up shows you old...

Looking up shows you old buildings in all her beauty and her oldness. Not only in the outsides of the city but also the center contains a lot of old buildings.</> Make sure you dont miss...
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Umfufu
Aug 25, 2002

see the view from the top of...

see the view from the top of the Euromast ('Euro tower') which was build in 1960 on the occasion of the Floriade, a large horticultural event. The upper section (the Space Tower) was added ten years...
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matcrazy1
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Boat Tours

Spido is a well-known organization in the port of Rotterdam, because they arrange all the harbour tours, themed cruises, summer night tours &c. We took a boat trip, the 75 minute tour, on 30...
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Blijdorp Zoo

When you visit Rotterdam Zoo Blijdorp you can take a historical tram for the Central station, which takes you in a few minutes to the zoo. The historical tram is a fun ride and it's cheap as well....
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Port of Rotterdam

The port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe. Covering 105 square kilometers (40.5 sq mi), the port of Rotterdam now stretches over a distance of 40 kilometers (25 mi). It consists of the city...
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Waterstad (Watercity)

The SS Rotterdam was the largest cruise liner ever built in The Netherlands (1958) and can be counted among the most succesful of its kind. Materials, furnishing and art are solely Dutch. The SS...
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Euromast

With it's 185 metres at the highest point, the Euromast is the tallest tower of the Netherlands that's open for the public to visit. I went there in May 2015 and it exceded my expectations. The view...
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Delfshaven

Keep in mind that fishing, shipbuilding and the distillery of jenever were the main sources of income here. The Dutch East India Company had important wharfs and warehouses in the Oude Delfshaven, and...
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