29 Sights in Rotterdam, Netherlands (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 29 sights are available in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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1. Scheepswerf De Delft

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Scheepswerf De Delft Rob Oo / CC BY 2.0

De Delft shipyard was located in the South Holland city of Rotterdam-Delfshaven on the Schiehaven in the Lloydkwartier. She was founded in 2001 with the aim of building a reconstruction of the eighteenth-century line ship Delft. In October 2012 the name changed to 'Historical Scheepswerf Rotterdams Welvaren' and in April 2014 to 'Stichting de Delft'. The old name was a reference to the 19th-century shipyard of the same name at the Boerengat in Rotterdam by Anthony van Hoboken. From April 2014, the yard consisted of a learning/work company, a production company and a museum. In addition, the learning/work company was the main source of income. The municipality delivered the students on a contract basis through tendering. Since the beginning of 2018, no more contracts have been granted and the financial problems grew in such a way that a subsidy had to be applied for first since 2013, which was not granted by the municipality. That is why the 'De Delft Foundation' went bankrupt on 11 December 2018 and a public sale of the entire inventory was held on 11 July 2019.

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2. Euromast

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Euromast is an observation tower in Rotterdam, Netherlands, designed by Hugh Maaskant constructed between 1958 and 1960. It was specially built for the 1960 Floriade, and is a listed monument since 2010. The tower is a concrete structure with an internal diameter of 9 m (30 ft) and a wall thickness of 30 cm (12 in). For stability it is built on a concrete block of 1,900,000 kg (4,200,000 lb) so that the centre of gravity is below ground. It has a "crow's nest" observation platform 96 m (315 ft) above ground and a restaurant. Originally 101 m (331 ft) in height it was the tallest building in Rotterdam. It lost this position to the high-rise of Erasmus MC which was completed in 1968, but regained it when the Space Tower was added to the top of the building in 1970, giving an additional 85 m (279 ft). Euromast is the highest building of the Netherlands, it is also a member of the World Federation of Great Towers. In 2008 and 2009, the tower hosted an extreme sports event which featured BASE jumping.

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3. Botanische Tuin Afrikaanderwijk

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The Botanical Garden Afrikaanderwijk is a botanical garden in the Afrikaanderwijk in Rotterdam. The Botanical Garden on Afrikaanderplein was founded in 1923 as part of the HBS of Oldenbarnevelt. The garden was used as a practice room for the biology lessons at the HBS and later school community of Oldenbarnevelt. Due to a lack of finance, this came to an end around 1975. Then the garden was somewhat in decline. In the mid -1980s, the garden was completely renovated and returned to the original design. The garden is now a national monument.

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4. De Boeg

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De Boeg F.Eveleens / CC BY 3.0

The bow is the war memorial of the rock dam. It commemorates the 3,500 crew members of Dutch merchant ships who lost their lives in the Second World War. On April 10, 1957, the princess unveiled the monument to the mural in the corner of the treetops and grooves. The 46-meter-high aluminum structure symbolizes the bow in concrete waves. Later, on July 15, 1965, an 8-meter-high bronze statue group was added to the monument: a helmsman, three sailors and a drowning man. On one side, the text is "They stay the same".

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5. Fikkie

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Fikkie Gerardus / Public domain

Fikkie is a statue of artist Joeki Sim á k, located on the old interior road of the Dutch city of Rotterdam. The statue was exhibited in the city in 1963 to commemorate the 10th chloasma of the Rotterdamch Student Corps (rsc). This image was revealed on 16 November 1963 by Karel paul van der mandele, President and Principal of the Dutch School of Economics (Netherlands). The picture fikkie symbolizes the comparison with students: youth and self-control.

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6. Hoflaankerk

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The Hoflaankerk on the corner of Hoflaan and the Oudedijk is the oldest church building in the Rotterdam district of Kralingen. It was built in 1842 as a Waterstaatskerk diagonally opposite the then town hall, which stood on the corner of 's-Gravenweg and the Kortekade on the Viersprong. The architect was Arend Roodenburg, head teacher Architecture at the Royal Academy in The Hague. The address of the National Monument is Hoflaan 1.

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7. De verwoeste stad

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De verwoeste stad ossip zadkine / CC BY 3.0

The Destroyed City is a bronze memorial sculpture in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. It commemorates the German bombing of Rotterdam on 14 May 1940, which destroyed the medieval centre of the city. Unveiled in 1953, it was designated as a Dutch national monument (Rijksmonument) in 2010. It is the largest sculpture by the Russian-born French sculptor Ossip Zadkine, his best known work, and the best known sculpture in Rotterdam.

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8. De Maagd van Holland

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The Virgin of Holland is a statue in the heart of the Dutch city of Rock Dam, located in the damped Butter Ditch's new market. It is a monument commemorating the absorption of breezes by water savages on April 1, 1572. The image was made public in 1874 and officially named the Free Image, which was intended to be the central decoration of the annual April celebration. It was excavated by Joseph.

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9. Havenmuseum

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The Havenmuseum is located in and on the Leuvehaven in the South Holland city of Rotterdam. The museum collection includes ships, harbor cranes and other objects related to the port from the period 1850-1970. The Havenmuseum has merged with the Maritime Museum Rotterdam since September 2014. Both museums go together under the name Maritime Museum Rotterdam.

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10. Sonneveldhuis

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The house sonneveld, located in the southern Dutch city of Rotterdam, was borrowed by the architect from Bureau Brinkman and according to A. H's orders were borrowed from van der. If so, then Rotterdamse's board members inherited Widow J. The house sonneveld with the same style house designed by the same architect nearby is a national monument.

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11. Het Nieuwe Instituut

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The Netherlands Architecture Institute (NAI) was a cultural institute for architecture and urban development, which comprised a museum, an archive plus library and a platform for lectures and debates. The NAI was established in 1988 and was based in Rotterdam since 1993. It ceased to exist in 2013, when it became part of Het Nieuwe Instituut.

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12. Grote of St. Janskerk

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The Large or Templar Church in Sheidam is a triple church built in the 13th century on the site of the church. The construction of today's church began in 1335. During the Reformation, the primitive Catholic Church fell into the hands of Protestants. The church is used by the "Protestant Church", which is part of the Dutch Protestant Church.

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13. Joods Kindermonument

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The Jewish Children's Monument in Rotterdam is a monument on the Kop van Zuid in memory of the Rotterdam Jewish children who were deported and killed in the Second World War. The monument is set up as a semicircle on which the names of all children are mentioned. It was designed by Wim Quist and unveiled on 10 April 2013

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14. Calandmonument

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The Calandmonument in the Scheepvaartkwartier, in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, commemorates engineer Pieter Caland, who designed the Nieuwe Waterweg, the direct connection to the sea. The monument was unveiled in 1907 to a design from 1906 by H. J. Evers with Arend Odé, and was funded by the Rotterdam bourgeoisie.

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15. Oude Kerk Charlois

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Oude Kerk Charlois S.J. de Waard / CC BY 3.0

The architecture of Charlois's old church is relatively young, but is located in the location of an older church. Today's church hall dates back to 1868. The tower is much older, and it was completed in 1660. Charlois, a regional church after the reform of the Dutch Protestant Church, used the House of God.

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16. Kunstinstituut Melly

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Kunstinstituut Melly Bob Goedewaagen / CC BY 3.0

Kunstinstituut Melly is a contemporary art gallery located in a former school building on Witte de Withstraat, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The center was founded in 1990. It presents curated exhibitions, symposiums, live events, educational programs, and has a separate art literature publishing arm.

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17. SS Rotterdam

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The fifth SS Rotterdam, also known as "The Grande Dame", is a former ocean liner and cruise ship, and has been a hotel ship in Rotterdam, Netherlands since 2010. She was launched by Queen Juliana of the Netherlands in a gala ceremony on 13 September 1958, and was completed the following summer.

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18. Waalse Kerk

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Situated in the heart of Koop Mester, the Twelfth Church and the adjacent Koster House are a national monument, the church and Koster House were built in the traditional style from 1923 to 1925, to some extent made by Kropholler, in line with J's design. Welcome. And J. Vineyards.

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19. Mariniersmuseum

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Netherlands Marine Corps Museum is a museum on the history of the Netherlands Marine Corps. Since December 1995 it has been housed in a building on the Wijnhaven in Rotterdam. Since 2014 it has been one of the four museums managed by the Koninklijke Stichting Defensiemusea (KSD).

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20. Villa Zebra

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Villa Zebra Paul van der Blom / CC BY 2.5

Villa Zebra is a children's museum of contemporary visual arts. Villa Zebra develops interactive exhibitions and art installations, art workshops, and holds a cloister or morning reading afternoon every two weeks. The villa also provides school and on-site zebra art education.

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21. Hervormde kerk

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The reformed church in Holland is a journalistic church. Today's church building was built in 1926, replacing the original 13th century building. The church tower originated in the 15th century and was preserved during renovation. It was designated as a national monument.

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22. Chabot Museum

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The Chabot Museum is a museum dedicated to the Dutch painter and sculptor Hendrik Chabot in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The museum is housed in a monumental villa in the Museumpark, near the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen and the Netherlands Architecture Institute.

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23. Belasting & Douane Museum

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The Tax & Customs Museum is a museum on a theme of historical and social importance and gives people insight into why we pay taxes. For young and old, the museum offers a journey of discovery through the history of taxes in the Netherlands and the world of customs.

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24. Steen van de miljoen tranen

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Steen van de miljoen tranen Wikifrits / Public domain

The stone of the millions of tears is a statue in Rotterdam. It is a memorial monument for the horrors in the years 1940-1945, commissioned by the Burger-War victims foundation made by the artist Truus Menger-Ruisenegen and unveiled on 12 May 1990.

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25. Slavenijmonument Rotterdam

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The slavery monument is a monument in memory of the Dutch slavery past and is situated in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. The monument is the design of Alex da Silva and is on the Lloydkade in the Lloydkwartier district in the Delfshaven district.

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26. De gestileerde bloem

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De gestileerde bloem Jon Gos from Atlanta, GA, Unites States / CC BY 2.0

The stylized flower is a nickname of the Dutch artwork without title at the entrance of the Bijenkorf in Rotterdam, designed by Naum Gabo. It is seen as the most important work in his oeuvre. In the walk the image is called "the thing".

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27. Museumpark

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Museumpark Hanhil / Public domain

Museumpark is an urban park in Rotterdam, Netherlands, located between the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Westersingel, Westzeedijk and the complex of the Erasmus MC, a medical centre affiliated with the Erasmus University.

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28. Geloof en Vrijheid

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Faith and freedom is a memorial on the building in the 1st Pijnackerstraat in Rotterdam, where on October 18, 1942 a group of underground workers was attacked by the Germans. Three resistance people died.

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29. Het Park

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After the old plantation, the park is the oldest park in Rotterdam, located west of the center. The park is located between the Nieuwe Maas, the Parkhaven, the Westzeedijk and the Scheepvaartkwartier.

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