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.
Attraction City harbors Entertainment Centre Outside location Yacht club
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Naum Gabo

This 40-ton, 26.2-metre steel artwork beside De Bijenkorf department store was an ideological contribution to constructivism , as Gabo put it. Despite its heavy mass, the sculpture conveys an impression of weightlessness.
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L'Homme Qui Marche

The Walking Man is a masterpiece from the early days of modern sculpture. In the 20th century, the statue set an example for many modern artists. That appreciation and the influence that it had on later artists are among the reasons why this statue is considered a crucial step in sculptural development. Designed by: Auguste Rodin (1905)
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