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Feel at home in Rotterdam

Useful information for tourists & locals

About Rotterdam

Rotterdam: Festivals, Shopping, Nightlife and Modern Architecture!

Rotterdam is world famous mainly because of the port, but in the last decade Rotterdam has grown into a bustling but welcoming metropole. Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands with 600.000 inhabitants and 1.200.000 in greater Rotterdam.

Why going to Rotterdam?

Rotterdam is famous for its festivals , offers a great nightlife, and has lot of shops which are open 7 days a week! In addition, Rotterdam is well known for its modern architecture which you can find throughout the city. The Erasmus Bridge and the Cube houses are great examples of this modern industrial design. All sights in Rotterdam can be reached by means of the quick and cheap public transport system.

High quality attractions and museums

Rotterdam is also home to a big aquarium in the Rotterdam Zoo, the Euromast panorama tower, the antique Steamship ss Rotterdam and Spido harbour tours. The harbour city also offers world class museums like Boijmans - Van Beuningen and the World Arts Museum. Most attractions have special facilities for kids as well.

Modern accommodation

To host its visitors, Rotterdam has hotel and B&B accommodation in every price range and virtually every international kitchen is represented in one of the fine restaurants.

Travel around in Rotterdam

Travel with public transport, water taxi, bike taxi or regular taxi: you can easily get everywhere!

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Explore what else Rotterdam has got to offer!


Book a boat tour through the huge port or a day trip to sights in greater Rotterdam.


Sightseeing in Rotterdam on the road and across the river in an amphibious vehicle.

Historical tram city tour

Experience old school sightseeing on board the historical tram line 10 through Rotterdam.

Cube houses

The museum cube house is open to the public. Be amazed by a house without any straight wall.

Hop On Hop Off Bus

Take the hop on hop off bus tour through Rotterdam and discover some iconic landmarks.

Kids Marina

Kids sail through the canals in downtown Rotterdam with little electric boats.