Statue of Erasmus

The statue of Desiderius Erasmus is the oldest statue in the Netherlands. It stands in Grote Kerkplein, just a stone s throw from the Laurenskerk. Desiderius Erasmus was a famous Renaissance humanist, theologian and philosopher who was born in Rotterdam around 1468.

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Oude Haven

The backdrop of impressive historic ships makes the Oude Haven (Old Port, part of the Maritime District) a popular place for locals to meet, eat, drink and dance. The Oude Haven is part of the Maritime District and can be reached by metro or train (stop Blaak) or water taxi.
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Het Ding van Naum Gabo

The three-dimensional construction has flanked De Bijenkorf department store since 1957. It’s an ‘ideological contribution to Constructivism’. The integration between the sculpture and the architecture is striking.
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Citycruise (De Tenders)

Hop aboard De Tenders at Leuvehaven. In an hour and a half, they will take you past the city’s most interesting attractions. An enthusiastic guide from Urban Guides will explain the architecture and the latest developments in Rotterdam.
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Receive a discount with the Rotterdam Welcome Card

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