Rotterdam is a city that you have to experience for yourself. There are many ways to get to know the city and its architecture better. We have listed a number of tips for you.
Urban Guides has been Rotterdam’s architectural excursion office for over 18 years. Anyone who sets out with UrbanGuides will discover the city from a different perspective. The guides tell about the modern history of Rotterdam from their specific fields and personal fascinations. The focus of the tours is on architecture, urban development, sustainability and innovation.
The Rotterdam Tours
De Rotterdam Tours organizes inspiring and professional tailor-made tours. Always with extras such as visits to icons & hidden gems, local experts, water taxi rides and rooftop views. With knowledgeable guides, they are partners for groups that come to Rotterdam for themes such as architecture, city development, housing and resilience. Customization is standard for De Rotterdam Tours. In this way the versatility of the city is shown to its fullest and your group will be offered the best programme.
Culture Campsite is a former car park transformed into a small green oasis. Sleep among fragrant flora, less than ten minutes from the center of Rotterdam away and super near the old harbor and the river Maas.
Every year they place a few new objects, rearrange the site, expand and lay more and more greenery, creating a real city oasis. You can go here for a weekend break or longer to discover the city and its surrounding area. Even in lockdown there are plenty of options for you.
Out in Rotterdam
Uitagenda Rotterdam is the cultural guide for all Rotterdammers. Become enthusiastic about the extensive cultural offer of Rotterdam with a complete cultural agenda of the city, tips and stories. Uitagenda wants to stimulate visitors to participate in cultural activities with reliable and inspiring stories. From museums to festivals and from exhibitions to theater performances; art and culture meant for the young and old.
For more information, the cultural agenda or fun background stories, see the website of Uitagenda Rotterdam.
Rotterdam Tourist information
The city hosts of Rotterdam Tourist Information are happy to welcome you and tell you all about the city. Be inspired, receive tailor-made advice and order your tickets for the best tours, museums and events. There is a lot to discover here on your own as well. Get to know the work of Rotterdam designers in the gift shop, pick up a folder full of cool tips or go on a voyage of discovery in Rotterdam Discovery. In the middle of the Discovery is a large-scale model of Rotterdam with the latest construction projects on it. A great opportunity to discover the future of the city.
Rotterdam Tourist Information is located in the hall of Rotterdam Central and in the garden of the historic Schielandshuis, Coolsingel 114. For more info and current opening hours, go to Rotterdam.info