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At Rotterdam Tourist Information we like to tell you what’s going on in town. But rather, let others tell their story. Below you can read why our (inter) national bloggers love Rotterdam, what the favorite addresses of (known) ‘Rotterdammers’ are and where our employees like to come!

These artistic accommodations guarantee an extraordinary sleep and/or stay

These artistic accommodations guarantee an extraordinary sleep and/or stay

Let yourself be lulled to sleep on the water, dream intensely in an architectural or historical dormitory or wake up in a work of art. Rotterdam not only offers beautiful, comfortable hotels and trendy hostels, but also increasingly offers special places for ditto experiences. An overnight stay in Rotterdam is as eccentric as you want it to be!

14 Dec 2021

With an ever-present drive for action and limitless ambition, the leading position of Rotterdam entrepreneurs in sustainability is no surprise. This is the city with the biggest rooftop vegetable garden, the city where large, industrial hangars transform into new bold and brave breweries. These sustainable in...

20 May 2021
10 original takeaways in Rotterdam

10 original takeaways in Rotterdam

In a crisis, you recognise the creative entrepreneur, and Rotterdam certainly has plenty! Our city is blessed with cuisines from many different countries, styles and stars. The businesses themselves may be closed, but the entrepreneurs behind them continue to work. They’re helping us – Rotterdam locals, v...

22 Feb 2021
Five new Rotterdam icons

Five new Rotterdam icons

Five new icons are waiting patiently for visitors and the admiration they bring. The tallest tower in the Benelux, the first floating farm in the world, and a unique public reflective art depot.

22 Jan 2021
Joycy visits Vegan Junk Food Bar and Kunsthal Rotterdam

Joycy visits Vegan Junk Food Bar and Kunsthal Rotterdam

When it comes to eating vegan, Rotterdam has seen some healthy transformations these last few years. There’s a multitude of excellent places, but the recent addition of Vegan Junk Food Bar has definitely been a game-changer in the city’s culinary scene.

20 Sep 2019 by Joycy
Rousing rhythms on the Maas

Rousing rhythms on the Maas

What do jazz and the party scene in the 90s have in common? Rob Noordhoek from Museum Rotterdam tells us about the rise of both music trends in this blog.

14 Jun 2019 by Rob Noordhoek
Spend the night in an architectonic object

Spend the night in an architectonic object

In historical Delfshaven, you can stay overnight in one of Culture Campsite’s unique objects. One of the initiators, Laura Abbink, tells more about the small-scale sleeping phenomenon and the possibilities.

1 May 2019 by Laura Abbink
Look up more often! Esther Wienese tips 5 unique Rotterdam rooftops

Look up more often! Esther Wienese tips 5 unique Rotterdam rooftops

Our guest blogger Esther Wienese is the author of the book Rotterdam Rooftops, taking resilience to a higher level. With the Rotterdam Rooftop Days festival and Rotterdam Architecture Month in the pipeline, she recommends 5 roofs that are accessible for most of the year where you can enjoy the view, eat good ...

23 Apr 2019 by Esther Wienese
Kunstavond

Mesmerize Your Five Senses

Eating out in Rotterdam has always been about more than fries, cheese and herring, yet all too often people don’t know what to expect of the culinary scene in the City of Architecture. Rotterdam is a mosaic of people, cultures, food and architecture and the city’s rich diversity all comes together at Rest...

30 Jan 2019 by Joycy
5 Mexican Food Hotspots You Have to Try in Rotterdam

5 Mexican Food Hotspots You Have to Try in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a bustling cultural melting pot that will inspire all your senses. The city of architecture has an incredible food scene and there’s one particular cuisine you can’t miss when visiting: Mexican. From the recently opened Salsa Shop which combines the best of both fast food and casual dining to...

9 May 2018 by Jocelina