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Delfshaven

Address: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #18 of 87 Attractions in Rotterdam
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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176 reviews 176 reviews
84 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had a lovely visit to peaceful atmosphere Oude Kerk and saw model of Speedwell- sister to Mayflower within and lovely stainglass. The area is quite a contrast to modern pulsing Rotterdam -certainly over new year anyway.

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Kolkata
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Delfshaven is a nice place to stroll when you have some time to yourself. Its the old part of Rotterdam with traditional houses and coffee joints. Take some time out one evening and spend it here to soak up the flavor of the city's old streets. Reach there by the subway taking the train towards Schiedam Centrum. Good to spend... More 

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A nice old part of Rotterdam (a pleasant contrast with the new city center) with many nice shops a nice (although certainly not posh) intercultural shopping street and many restaurants and pubs (of varying quality although at the old head near de Schie (the small river passing by it) you find some excellent ones ! ) Easy to travel to... More 

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Beautiful historical part of Rotterdam. With nice restaurants and pubs and historical architecture buildings and musea.

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7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Traditional boats and an old haven, with wind mill and pleasant cafes, bars and restaurants. Worth a wander around to see another side of Rotterdam.

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Shropshire Welsh border
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Lots of lovely havens like this all over Rotterdam - visit them all by bike and stop off for coffee en route. Do it the Dutch way!

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Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I went for a walk down here, very much of an older European feel to this neighbourhood than the rest of modern Rotterdam. I believe it was one of the few areas that survived significant bombing during the war

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Langen
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Really only a couple of streets around a small historic port, but has nice well kept buildings. If you have never been up close to a windmill, there is one here where you can sit and chill and watch the river. Also there are a few nice Cafe´s and restaurants hidden around this area.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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141 reviews 141 reviews
87 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I loved this part of old Rotterdam. Time stands still here, there's not much to do, take a walk around see how it looked when first emigrants went into the unknown of the New World.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed exploring this little bit of old Rotterdam that bid farewell to the pilgrims on their way to America.

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