Stadhuisplein, with its many bars and pavement caf s, is a popular place for both locals and visitors to gather. Situated prominently in the middle of the square, Mari Andriessen s war memorial
Monument voor de gevallenen
consists of two men, a woman and a child (representing the past, present and future). The resistance monument is a tribute to the people of Rotterdam who sacrificed their lives for the liberation of the country during World War II.