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Kijk-Kubus (Show-Cube)

Overblaak 70, 3011MH Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdriehoek)
+31104142285
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Ranked #16 of 97 attractions in Rotterdam
Type: Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Kijk-Kubus is a museum-house, a fully decorated cube-house with custom designed & built furniture, which gives you an impression how people can live... more » Owner description: Kijk-Kubus is a museum-house, a fully decorated cube-house with custom designed & built furniture, which gives you an impression how people can live in such a tilted cube. Models & info-screens give visual & auditive info on: architect Piet Blom / architecture /project-history /surroundings. Open 7 days a week. Admission 2,50 euro p.p. A must for open minded free spirits! « less
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Cologne, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was certainly interesting, outside was certainly impressive. Built in early 80s I imagine it was very modern at the time. But it has lost some of the sparkle. €3 is acceptable for the 10min you will spend there.

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Carfin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This is a complete must see when visiting Rotterdam, especially if you have even the slightest interest in modern architecture. 3 Euros get you into one of the flats and once there, you are free to wonder and can spend as long in there as you want- 30 minutes does the trick, I would say. The flats are like nothing... More

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Volgograd, Russia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

This is really a must-see in Rotterdam! It is interesting both for adults and for children. The architecture is amazing) you would not regret visiting it. The price is 3 euros for adults and 1,5 for children

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Melbourne
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196 reviews 196 reviews
82 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

These buildings are a very interesting design which captures your imagination as to what they look like on the inside. Worth a visit

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Hutto, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

While in Rotterdam visit this cluster of cube houses situated near the Oude Haven ("Old Harbor"), Blaak train/subway station, the public library and the 'Pencil'. You'll be fascinated by the architecture ranging from "Old Rotterdam" to "New Rotterdam".

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We walk from the CBD to here. Enjoyable and easy to find. It is FOC unless one want to visit one of the house on display to the public. it is just near the blaak metro station.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The cube houses were designed by Piet Blom. He saw his design as a tree and the entire complex as a forest. Piet wanted to develop a village within a large city: a safe haven where various different functions could take place. The Kijk-Kubus (Museum House) is a fully furnished show home in the Blaakse Bos, an unusual collection of... More

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Schaerbeek, Belgium
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

For the time you spend inside, this attraction is quite expensive but where else will you see that. It is good to see that "crazy" architecture project becomes reality. I do not regret visiting it. Do not expect much from the inside: the decoration / furniture is quite basic (some would say badly maintained). The walk within the condominium is... More

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Wetzikon, Switzerland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a must visit to understand dutch architecture and their non-common way of thinking about buildings. Although already quite old (especially for this city, knowing its history) it is still breath-taking to see how cool this is. You can also go inside one of the cubes and find out how you would decorate in case you'd own one of... More

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Moscow, Russia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

it's for 5 min visit, just look, take 2 shots and go away this cubical apartments are not so interesting but if you have time fill it by this houses

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