Things to do in Rotterdam Netherlands


Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands after Amsterdam. Revel in the dramatic history of this new city, welcoming people, and stunning architecture.

The houses are tilted at a 55 degrees angle and intertwined amongst themselves like branches of trees and collectively create a forest which was the thought process of Piet Blom as part of the Blaakse Bos development.

Rotterdam’s Cube Houses (Kijk-Kubus)

Markthal (Market Hall) The horse-shoe shaped building with a semi-circular grey façade and a large windowed section facing out to the surrounding courtyard serves as both a marketplace and a residential building.

Rotterdam Central Station

The city of Rotterdam is full of modern architecture, and the central station is one of those building. A total reconstruction of the station began in 2004 and completed in 2014.

Paul McCarthy’s Santa Claus

This piece of public art commissioned by American sculptor Paul McCarthy in 2001 for the city’s orchestra building, Schouwburgplein square near De Doelen.

Fenix Food Factory You can delve into an array of world food, take part in food tasting and workshops at Fenix Food Factory.

The Witte Huis (White House)

One of the few buildings in central Rotterdam to survive the Blitzkrieg in the second world war and stands proudly as a reminder of the cities heritage and history.