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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

More Off The Beaten Path in Rotterdam

Tropicana

If you are fond of swimming, Holland does not always offer you the opportunity because of the weather. At Tropicana you can imagine yourself in subtropical surroundings. In the oasis of palm and...
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Forze
Jul 18, 2003

Parklaan

After a visit to Het Park, we decided to go towards Erasmusbrug, so we took Parklaan. I was stunned to see that street as it has very beautiful houses or offices on both sides. It seemed to me that it...
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Imbi
May 19, 2004

Art: "Maasbeeld"

In 1981 the renewed "Willemsbrug" [the red bridge] opened, and artist Auke de Vries made a sculpture for this occasion. Auke de Vries is an artist who likes to look at the environment closely before...
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aukjejetty
Jan 11, 2004

Blijdorp Zoo

The Zoo of Rotterdam seems to be one of the most popular attractions in Holland. The Zoo is divided into continents where you see interesting animals in their natural environments. New at Rotterdam...
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Forze
Jul 18, 2003

Feed the waterturtles

Inside of blijdorp there is a large pond with all sorts of ducks. But in the summertime you also can see waterturtles. These turtles are brought in by people who had bought a little water turtle in...
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mafootje
May 18, 2003

Kralingen

East of the city centre is an area called "Kralingen", here you can find beautiful old architecture, very different from the modern centre. It is about 10-20 minutes walking from "Blaak", but you can...
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aukjejetty
Jan 11, 2004
 
 
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Oceanium behind the scenes tour

In Blijdorp it's also possible to reserve a place in a behind the scenes tour of the Oceanium. The tour takes about 2 hours and will learn you more about the Oceanium. You will also see the technical...
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mafootje
Mar 03, 2003

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.... bathinghouses or what ?During the Spido boattrip...
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sachara
Nov 18, 2006

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 building, designed by Neutelings...
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sachara
Apr 04, 2011

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 its different coloured appartments and its...
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Airpunk
Feb 03, 2007

Noorsekerk (Norwegian church)

The Norwegian Church, originally the church of norwegian sailors, is a replica made in 1914 from the original church which dates back to the 16th century. The church is made out of dark wood and...
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Airpunk
Aug 18, 2005

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 (Law: art.5.4.1, lid4, onder d, APV) and...
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ATLC
May 09, 2008

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 - 6PMA smaller shop is located at the...
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pieter_jan_v
Nov 14, 2014

Vierkant eiland in de plas

...is 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 called Alexanderpolder) were developed into...
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Airpunk
Feb 03, 2007

Top Hotels in Rotterdam

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Weena 10, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, 3012-CM, The Netherlands
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Koninginnenhoofd 1, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, 3072 AD, The Netherlands
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Weena 686, (formerly The Westin Rotterdam), Rotterdam, 3012 CN, The Netherlands
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Westersingel 70, Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, 3015 LB, The Netherlands
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Gelderse Plein 50, 3011 WZ
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Wijnhaven 12, 3011 WP
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Top Things to Do in Rotterdam

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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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Cubic Houses (Kubus woningen)

We gladly took the opportunity to visit the Kubuswoningen by Dutch architect Blom. Controversial and a source of inspiration for architects all over the world, but at the same time frowned upon as...
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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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Street Scenes, Sights, and Art

The Toonder Monument is ode to Marten Toonder, a Dutch comic creator born at Rotterdam. His Olivier B. Bommel and Tom Poes creations have world fame. The monument is made by the Artoonisten: four...
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Museums

The Rotterdam Maritime Museum is worth a visit. The museum not only has an indoors collection on display and temporary exhibitions, but also ships, cranes and other objects related to ships and...
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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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Top 5 Rotterdam Writers

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ATLC

"Rotterdam, the most vibrant Dutch city !"
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sachara

"Rotterdam"
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Airpunk

"Rotterdam - Ik ben een 010er!"
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Forze

"Rotterdam: new territory for tourists"
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Imbi

"Rotterdam a BIG small city"
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