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Trips to Rotterdam
Rotterdam became a thriving commodity port in the 19th century. As it grows, its cultural offer has also expanded. The architecture of Rotterdam is among the most modern and innovative in the Netherlands. Spend days exploring numerous art galleries and museums. You can taste unusual food and enjoy the modern nightlife of the city.
During the Second World War, the historic port was almost completely destroyed, and the city was badly damaged by the bombings. Today, you can see the most recent modernist reconstructions and architectural additions, such as the famous market Market hall, in the form of a spaceship, and the three half spheres of Floating pavilion, that works with solar energy.
In the Museumkwartier, you will see a collection of architecture, art galleries and museums. Visit one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands, the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, before seeing modern and contemporary exhibitions in the Contemporary Art Center Witte de With and the exhibition space TENT. You will have the opportunity to know the history of the city and the country in museums dedicated to the most varied topics, from the golden age of Dutch navigation to archeology, fossils, plants and animal life.
Next, explore the streets of Witte de Withstraat y New Binnenweg. In them you can find stores that sell records and vinyl, lingerie, books, jewelry and fashion by local designers. At night, these dynamic streets offer restaurants, live music venues and lively bars.
With its location on the river Maas, Rotterdam has numerous river walks and restaurants on the riverbank. Explore the river delta on a boat trip or take the water bus down the Lek River to see the windmills of the 18th century in the nearby town of Kinderdijk, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Enjoy panoramic views of the city, including the Erasmus bridge, also called "El cisne", from the restaurant located at the top of the Euromast. If you dare, you can descend rappelling. Try the city's varied culinary delights in restaurants that serve North African and Middle Eastern dishes, or have a beer and the traditional Dutch "bitterballen", which are breaded and fried beef balls.
Rotterdam is one of the main cruise destinations. Having access by boat from the United Kingdom and Germany along the Rhine, you will surely find numerous travel offers to Rotterdam. You can also travel to Rotterdam from Amsterdam by train, in a journey of one hour.
How to get to Rotterdam
What to see around Rotterdam
These are some of the most recommended sites in the surrounding area:
- Historical Society Museum of Schenectady County (to 6,6 km from the center)
- Civic theater of Schenectady (to 6,7 km from the center)
- Proctors Theater (to 7,2 km from downtown)
- Museum of innovation and science (at 7,8 km from the center)
- Casino Rivers Casino & Resort (7,8 mi / XNUMX km from the city center)
When to travel to Rotterdam
Are you interested in knowing what is the best time of the year to come? This weather information can help you decide:
Average temperature per station
- From January to March: 11 ° C during the day, -10 ° C at night
- April to June: 27 ° C during the day, 0 ° C at night
- From July to September: 28 ° C during the day, 7 ° C at night
- October to December: 19 ° C during the day, -9 ° C at night
Where to sleep in Rotterdam
Rotterdam is a vacation spot that attracts many tourists; In fact, it allows you to choose between 65 hotels and other types of accommodation that you can book through the websites.
If a special occasion is approaching and you want to treat yourself to a few luxurious days, check out the excellent services and magnificent facilities at Mainport, located at Leuvehaven 77, or Hotel New York, which is located in Koninginnenhoofd 1. Of course, if you prefer something cheaper, A Small Hotel and De Sluiskop are two establishments that could also be interesting for you.