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Discovering Rotterdam

Annemarieke Van Drimmelen A view of the Euromast tower from the banks of the Nieuwe Maas river.

Photo: Annemarieke Van Drimmelen

Holland’s second city is smaller and edgier than Amsterdam (an hour north by train), and its thriving architecture and design scenes have earned Rotterdam a growing share of the spotlight. In typical Dutch fashion, the avant-garde here is leavened with a playful wit.
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Destinations: Chicago · Rotterdam

Inspired by: Rotterdam in the Limelight — by Jaime Gross, Published Jul. 2007

Hotels (4)

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    Euromast

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    Stroom

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    Hotel Bazar

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    Hotel New York

Restaurants (4)

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    Restaurant Rosso

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    Westelijk Handelsterrein

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    Lulu, Rotterdam

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    Blits

Activities (15)

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    Las Palmas

    Located in Wicker Park, this Mexican bar and café is known for its well-balanced margaritas and its guacamole, which is prepared tableside and ofte

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    Kunsthal

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    Maritieme Kunst- & Antiekhandel ‘Delfshaven’

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    Water Taxi

    Central Rotterdam is compact and easily explored by metro, tram, bike, or foot—but the most thrilling way to do it is by water taxi.

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    Galerie Puur

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    Witte de With

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    TENT

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    Netherlands Architecture Institute

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    Boijmans van Beuningen

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    Rotterdam ArchiGuides

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    Cube Houses

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    Erasmus Bridge

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    Soho, Rotterdam

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    Off_Corso

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    Thalia Lounge

Similar Trips (1)

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  • Great Design from Paris to Berlin

    Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, Luxembourg, Rotterdam

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