If you love architecture, Rotterdam is definitely worth a visit. In the city centre, historic buildings and characteristic post-war reconstruction architecture clash cheerfully with the hypermodern skyscrapers built in more recent decades. The Cube Houses, Erasmus bridge, Rotterdam Central Station and the Markthal: visit them by yourself or book one of the many (guided) city tours.
In June we celebrate architecture in the widest sense of the word with festivals like Rotterdam Rooftop Days and Day of Architecture, but also exhibitions, lectures, movies, and exhibitions and lots more.Read more
Rotterdam is like Disneyland for architecture geeks
Rotterdam is the architectural capital of the Netherlands. With this 48 hour guide you will discover all of Rotterdam’s architectural highlights.
You won’t just see the established icons like the Euromast, the Laurenskerk, the Erasmusbrug and the Groot Handelsgebouw, but you’ll also get to admire new constructions like the Markthal, the new Central Station and De Rotterdam in your 48 hour programme.Watch the video