Welcome to Rotterdam

Rotterdam World City

Rotterdam is a young, dynamic, international city with a passionately beating heart. The city keeps reinventing itself at a rapid pace, redefining and expanding its already impressive skyline every time you visit and presenting new cultural and sporting events to surprise and delight you.

  • PORT WORLD DAYS

    A wide range of activities is offered to the visitors. There are spectacular stunts on the water and fully organized excursions to one of the many companies located in Rotterdam.

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  • 1001 INVENTIONS

    This exhibition uncovers a Thousand Years of Science and Technology Developed Throughout Muslim Civilization.

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  • DUTCH MARITIME HIGH-TECH

    This exhibition, which has been put together in cooperation with IHC Merwede, offers a look behind the scenes at the world of the dredging industry, the offshore sector and mining.

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  • 24 HOURS OF CULTURE

    Sample the upcoming cultural season and enjoy an appealing, diverse and surprising programme for 24 hours. Check out premières, see exceptional projects and take a peek behind the scenes.

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  • 200 GREATEST PAINTINGS

    A canon of Western art history that everyone recognizes. These two hundred works are reproduced in a particularly precise manner and exhibited chronological together in the exhibition.

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  • GERGIEV FESTIVAL 2014

    A cross-border symphonic festival featuring the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. A hundred years after the outbreak of the First Wold War the 2014 edition of the festival paints an impressive picture of big industrial, social, cultural and musical developments in times of fierce conflict.

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  • VISIT ROTTERDAM

    Rotterdam is a city that you have to visit. Rough Guides placed Rotterdam at number 8 on the list of must-see cities for 2014. Rotterdam was also placed at 10th place on the New York Times list of '52 Places to Go in 2014'.

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  • CITY OF ARCHITECTURE

    Rotterdam is truly a world city. The impressive skyline can be seen from afar, enhancing the city’s imposing appearance characterised by landmarks as the Euromast and the Erasmus Bridge. Rotterdam is known in the Netherlands and abroad as a city of great architecture, featuring many examples of innovative construction.

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  • ATTRACTIONS FOR EVERYONE

    More than three million people a year visit Rotterdam’s attractions. Whether it’s on the water, in the centre of the city, high in the air or out in nature, Rotterdam has something to offer everyone for a successful day out.

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  • FROM TOP MUSEUMS TO SMALL ART GALLERIES

    Rotterdam’s museums offer a highly diverse range of collections and expositions: from modern art to historical artefacts, from architecture to photography and from historical ships to exotic animals. There are also many interesting galleries at various locations throughout the city. The area around the Museumpark is particularly well blessed with museums.

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  • A FEAST FOR THE EYES AND EARS

    Rotterdam is home to various music, theatre and dance groups. All of these companies can find excellent venues in Rotterdam: from international dance and drama, wonderful musicals and music of all kinds to opera. World-famous pop stars and bands stage their spectacular shows in Rotterdam’s leading concert halls.

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  • GET A TASTE OF ROTTERDAM

    From classic French cuisine to spicy and exotic dishes, Rotterdam has it all. Every district has its own character when it comes to food and drinks. The city boasts a wide range of restaurants and cafés in the city centre.

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  • DIVE INTO THE NIGHTLIFE

    Party well into the night! Rotterdam’s nightlife is metropolitan and alluring, catering to every taste. Whether you love dance, pop or salsa, Rotterdam is always playing your favourite music somewhere.

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  • SHOP TILL YOU DROP

    Rotterdam is a fabulous shopping city any season of the year. The shops in the city centre are open seven days a week. From exclusive to popular, from megastore to small boutique, situated in an arcade or a bustling street, Rotterdam has it all.

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About Rotterdam Info

Welcome to Rotterdam Info - the official website of the Rotterdam Tourism Board. Discover here how Rotterdam is always surprising with new architecture, festival & events, attractions and a variety of art & culture. See our events calendar and tips on the best clubs, restaurants, hotels and shops in Rotterdam.

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