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Delfshaven

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

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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Rotterdam, Nederland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Born in a neighbourhood close to Delfshaven I placed many steps there. It's a fine place to wonder through the harbour and it's adjourning streets. From here Rotterdam started to grow to one of the world's leading harbours. From here the Pelgrim fathers started their journey to America. Delfshaven still is a melting pot of cultures, arts and sounds. Feel... More

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Serres, Greece
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22 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Another side and sight of Rotterdam city.Completely different regarding the city center or whatever.Nice buildings and environment.

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Bitburg, Germany
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16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This neighborhood has a totally different feel than the rest of the city but it's only a few miles from the rest of the city. Even if you don't do anything here, it's worth it just to walk around and enjoy the neighborhood.

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Oudenaarde
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

rent a bike in Rotterdam and go the Delfshaven, it is worth the ride!! Nice and cosy historical harbour with nice terrasses

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The only historic area left in Rotterdam. Cobbled streets, bars and a windmill! Lovely area in the midst of a rather shabby part of town

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It's the part of the city (very small) that wasn't destroyed during World War II. To visit to realize the contrast with the modern rebuilt R'dam.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were on a walking tour through which led us to this part of the city as well. It is really nice as it is still "old dutch", one of the few parts of rotterdam that were not destroyed. While visiting rotterdam it is very nice and impressive to see this neighborhood it comparison to the newer parts. Also very... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Delfshaven is one of the big neighbourhoods who survived World War II, some buildings are build more than 400 years ago and are still standing. You see a lot of influences here; it's just picturesque to drink a coffee in one of the old cafe's. About 15 minutes away from the Central Station, you can get there by metro or... More

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rotterdam
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106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Delfshaven is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Rotterdam which is still intact. It is a wonderful place to walk around, visit the local brewery, have a taste of the local brew and enjoy the old buildings which go back to the 1600's. For both Americans and Englishmen, there is an added bonus because this is the place where the... More

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