Getting around

Getting around

Welcome to Rotterdam, World Port, World City. Its port is one of the largest on earth. The metropolis with its constantly growing skyline full of modern architecture. Home to over 600,000 proud Rotterdam residents of over 170 different nationalities. They make Rotterdam the bustling and open city it is, offering a huge range of cultural and multicultural events, tourist attractions and a wealth of entertainment opportunities.Rotterdam has been named one of the top cities in the world for travelers according to Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016! Rotterdam is a cosmopolitan city that has much to offer for both locals and visitors. Futuristic architecture, inspired local initiatives such as inner-city canal surfing, a proliferation of art and a surge of drinking, dining and nightlife venues make Rotterdam one of Europe’s most exhilarating cities right now. Rotterdam has a diverse, multi-ethnic community and a wealth of top-class museums like the ‘Kunsthal’ and ‘Boijmans – ‘Van Beuningen’. Modern architecture fans will explore the cities landmark buildings such as the Erasmus Bridge, the Euromast, the Rotterdam Towers and the Market Hall. The distinctive swanlike Erasmus Bridge and The Erasmus University were named after the famous humanist, theologian and philosopher Desiderius Erasmus, who was born in Rotterdam in 1466.

Rotterdam Tourist Highlights

  • The stunning revamp of the Central Station
  • The Erasmus Bridge, nicknamed ‘The Swan’
  • The Van Nelle Factory, UNESCO World Heritage
  • The cubic houses
  • Museum Booijmans van Beuningen
  • The impressive Markthal, the first indoor market in the Netherlands
    Please visit Rotterdam.info or Rotterdampartners.nl for more information on attractions, architecture, shopping, drinks and dining in Rotterdam.