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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

Cubic Houses (Kubus woningen) Tips (37)

Kubuswoningen

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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egonwegh
Jan 04, 2016

interestingly stupid architecture

Absolutely amazing that these houses could have been built at all...The steep turning steps leading to the entryway are definitely not up to code, anyone with a slight limp could not get in or out, if...
nonayabididididness
May 13, 2015

De Kijk Kubus (Cubical houses)

The Cubical houses was a totally new concept of designing city houses.m The tilted cubes were designed by Dutch architect Piet Blom and constructed in 1984. The Rotterdam group of houses is known as...
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pieter_jan_v
Nov 08, 2014

Cube Houses

Surprisingly these are inhabitable, a hostal here too, inside I guess all is pretty normal - very unusual from the outside though and worh a short trip to see them plus, there are some decent bars...
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bonio
Aug 24, 2011

Inside the cubic house

From outside, these houses appear disorienting, and it's quite difficult to imagine how one can stay upright, much less live inside one -- but the interior's design is very ingenious, so that when...
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berenices
May 04, 2010

See the cube buildings at the Blaakse wood

Piet Blom was commissioned to create an unusual bridge over the busy access road between Blaak and the Oudehaven (the old harbour). The world famous result is the Cube Houses, also known as the...
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MATIM
Nov 08, 2009

Great architecture

Those houses have been built by Piet Blom in 1984.The complex is made by 32 cubic houses attached to eachother.At first sight i should be really strange to live inside in such a house, they are made...
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ealgisi
Apr 09, 2008

Upside down!…

The Cubic Houses built by Piet Blom in 1984. There are 32 cubes attached to each other. They are very funny to look at but imagine how strange it must be to live inside there! You can look inside one...
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mindcrime
Sep 08, 2007

Piet Blom's creation

Rotterdam is famous for its architecture. The most striking for me are the cube houses (kubuswoningen) designed by architect Piet Blom in 1984. The houses look like a tree because the architect turned...
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sachara
Oct 09, 2006

Kubuswoningen

These houses are pretty strange. They're set on a big pole and look like a tilted cube. There are quite a few of them and as it looks like a forest it's called Het Blaakse bos (the forest of the...
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didgeridorien
Sep 21, 2006

Cube Houses or Kubuswonigen

Designed by Piet Blom in 1984 these well known Rotterdam houses are a popular *must see* for visitors to the city. I would have loved to have seen them more clearly but the rain was blocking my view....
Mariajoy
Feb 15, 2006

Cubic houses Rotterdam

The houses all rest on pilons, have windows, and are all attached one to the other. very strange to me to live here like some people do.U can visit a "show cube", cant remember what we paid to get...
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catnl
Oct 23, 2005
 
 
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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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