Rotterdam’s Cube Houses have always been the city’s most prominent attraction. The 38 regular Cube houses and two ‘Super Cubes’ have been conceptualized by Piet Blom, a Dutch architect. The residential units are cubes in the truest sense… they tilt over and as you pass by the road below, you might be tempted to watch… Read the full article
Rotterdam Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
The Gateway to Europe and the second largest city of the Dutchs is an architectural wonderland. Its rise as a suave and powerful city post its complete destruction in the Second World War is a very interesting story. Unlike other cities of Netherlands… this one has a lot of skyscrapers (New Orrleans Tower, Euromast Tower, and Kubuswoningen) and the famed Erasmus Bridge that’s an engineering masterpiece.
Stroll around the Marthakal shopping zone and you can see a unique selection of bars, cafes and wonderfully designed offices… shop for cheese and designer apparel while admiring the fantastically designed Horn of Plenty art piece. The Church of Saint Lawrence with its spiritual aura and the Cube House with its dizzying appearance are just two of the many stunning sights you will see here.
Go along the Westersingel canal and you can view the 46 ton Sylvette crafted by Picasso and this is just a part of the interesting Sculpture Route here… more like a free outdoor museum. There are so many interesting aspects here… an entire district has been named “coolsingel” and the Dutch proudly call it just “Cool”.
The people in Rotterdam are great at recycling and have an awesome business sense… they grow oyster mushroom out of used coffee grinds from restaurants and then resell it in restaurants.
Amazing weather, amazing nightlife and a cooperative free culture where citizens are passionately in love with their resurrected city… many of Rotterdam’s attractions like Luchtsingel was crowd funded. Reading our interesting guide to Rotterdam will make you want to take off there right now.
Here is an article to give you a head start: Know about Rotterdam tourism.
Otherwise go through the article excerpts below and dig deeper into the various aspects of Rotterdam’s tourism including great attractions, hotels & dining, shopping, nightlife, getting around & tours, weather and lot more.
Rotterdam Tourism: Everything You Need To Know
The train takes an hour and ten minutes to reach Rotterdam from Amsterdam Central. Rotterdam is located in the southern part of the Netherlands and is the second-largest city in Dutch land. This place is also known as the ‘Gateway of Europe’ because of its location by the North Sea. Situated at the delta of… Read the full article
How To Get Around Rotterdam Easily & Cheap
Rotterdam The Hague international airport (RTM) is the 3rd largest airport in Netherlands and located around 7 kilometres northwest of Rotterdam city. This airport also serves The Hague (Den Haag). The airport is well connected with many international as well as European destinations including London (City airport), Erbil, Alicante, Barcelona, Madrid, Rome (Fiumicino airport), Valencia,… Read the full article