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Van Nelle Fabriek

Rotterdam’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site concerns an industrial national monument known as the Van Nelle Fabriek. These days, the former factory is an ideal venue for exhibitions, parties and conferences. The Van Nelle Fabriek was built in 1923 a...

Rondje Rotterdam (Roaming Rotterdam)

Explorers that really want to get underneath Rotterdam’s skin should embark on ‘Rondje Rotterdam’, which roughly translates into Roaming Rotterdam. This walk will guide you around many examples of the city’s iconic architecture and will take you to m...

Cube Houses

Rotterdam’s iconic Cube Houses are true eyecatchers in their own right. Our beliefs of functionality and design are challenged when paying a visit to this most curious set of buildings. Architect Piet Blom wanted to build a village inside a city and...

Historic Delfshaven

The town of Delfshaven grew around the port of the city of Delft. Delft itself was not located on a major river, so in 1389 a harbour was created about 10 kilometres (6 miles) south of the city. This way, Delft was able to receive seafaring vessels a...

Euromast

The Euromast by architect H.A. Maaskant was built in 1960 to mark the occasion of the Floriade, an international horticultural exhibition held every ten years in The Netherlands. This tower is one of Rotterdam’s eye-catching icons! Standing 185 metre...

Discover the metropolis on the Meuse, Rotterdam

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