Welcome to Rotterdam

Rotterdam World City

Rotterdam is a young, dynamic, international city with a passionately beating heart. The city keeps reinventing itself at a rapid pace, redefining and expanding its already impressive skyline every time you visit and presenting new cultural and sporting events to surprise and delight you.

  • OPERA DAYS ROTTERDAM

    The 2015 edition is on the theme of (R)evolution: Equality. The shows in operas and music theatres are scheduled in exceptional venues and/or performed by extraordinary companies from the Netherlands and abroad.

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  • FOOD FESTIVALS IN ROTTERDAM

    You don't have to be hungry in Rotterdam, many food festival will take place in the city.

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  • THE ATTACK

    The story of the battle of Rotterdam. With never before seen photos from German and Dutch archives and private collections. Including a real bomber.

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  • JULIA

    The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra presents this breathtaking show. Julia is a classic love story, told through a performance which combines symphonic music with dance, song, aerial acrobatics and other top-notch live acts.

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  • THE WORLD ON YOUR PLATE

    This family exhibition lets you see what a meagre amount would be on your plate if it weren’t for the shipping industry.

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  • A LA PLANCHA

    With the fastest marathon course in the world and an unequalled atmosphere, this event, the biggest one-day sporting event in The Netherlands, may rightfully claim to be the running experience of the year.

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  • VISIT ROTTERDAM

    Rotterdam is a city that you have to visit. Rough Guides placed Rotterdam at number 8 on the list of must-see cities for 2014. Rotterdam was also placed at 10th place on the New York Times list of '52 Places to Go in 2014'.

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  • CITY OF ARCHITECTURE

    Rotterdam is truly a world city. The impressive skyline can be seen from afar, enhancing the city’s imposing appearance characterised by landmarks as the Euromast and the Erasmus Bridge. Rotterdam is known in the Netherlands and abroad as a city of great architecture, featuring many examples of innovative construction.

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  • ATTRACTIONS FOR EVERYONE

    More than three million people a year visit Rotterdam’s attractions. Whether it’s on the water, in the centre of the city, high in the air or out in nature, Rotterdam has something to offer everyone for a successful day out.

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  • FROM TOP MUSEUMS TO SMALL ART GALLERIES

    Rotterdam’s museums offer a highly diverse range of collections and expositions: from modern art to historical artefacts, from architecture to photography and from historical ships to exotic animals. There are also many interesting galleries at various locations throughout the city. The area around the Museumpark is particularly well blessed with museums.

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  • A FEAST FOR THE EYES AND EARS

    Rotterdam is home to various music, theatre and dance groups. All of these companies can find excellent venues in Rotterdam: from international dance and drama, wonderful musicals and music of all kinds to opera. World-famous pop stars and bands stage their spectacular shows in Rotterdam’s leading concert halls.

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  • GET A TASTE OF ROTTERDAM

    From classic French cuisine to spicy and exotic dishes, Rotterdam has it all. Every district has its own character when it comes to food and drinks. The city boasts a wide range of restaurants and cafés in the city centre.

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  • DIVE INTO THE NIGHTLIFE

    Party well into the night! Rotterdam’s nightlife is metropolitan and alluring, catering to every taste. Whether you love dance, pop or salsa, Rotterdam is always playing your favourite music somewhere.

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  • SHOP TILL YOU DROP

    Rotterdam is a fabulous shopping city any season of the year. The shops in the city centre are open seven days a week. From exclusive to popular, from megastore to small boutique, situated in an arcade or a bustling street, Rotterdam has it all.

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About Rotterdam Info

Welcome to Rotterdam Info - the official website of the Rotterdam Tourism Board. Discover here how Rotterdam is always surprising with new architecture, festival & events, attractions and a variety of art & culture. See our events calendar and tips on the best clubs, restaurants, hotels and shops in Rotterdam.

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