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City and harbourwalk

Gedempte Zalmhaven, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdriehoek)
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Ranked #6 of 23 activities in Rotterdam
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Reading Berkshire UK
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Modern friendly city, easy access,tourist friendly, well signposted, multiple shops and good reasonably priced restaurants. I felt very safe discovering city as solo female traveller. Interesting mixture of old and new dotted throughout city. I loved the random eclectic bits of art dotted throughout city. I recommend a visit.

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Groningen
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

At a saturday evening, my wife and me made a walking tour along the Noordereiland in Rotterdam. We had a quite walk with no disturbancies from the few other people we saw there. The night time view over the Nieuwe Maas towards de Boompjes and the Koningshaven with the monumental lever bridge is impressive and just a nice entertainment.

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Houston, Texas
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322 reviews 322 reviews
152 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Rotterdam is a very interesting city to explore with lots of new interesting architecture and some older buildings which did survive WW2. Easy to walk around, just be careful of the bikes and trams. Plenty of shopping and restaurants downtown to select from. Glad to have time to explore. Rotterdam is more of a business city than a tourist city,... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Rotterdam is a very walkable place. Be it through the Lijnbaan shopping street or by the harbourside (both the new and old harbour) or right through Museumpark, you will be awed by the architecture and atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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211 reviews 211 reviews
102 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The city is approximately 20 mins from the Airport, Bus 33 takes you there for a roughly 4 euros and runs quite frequently. There are lots of shops and bars and has a great plaza just across the road from the station. Lots of tall buildings and beautiful designed hotels. The area is calm in the day and nightlife is... More

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Leeds
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265 reviews 265 reviews
61 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We visited Rotterdam for a day and would probably have benefitted from a 2 day stay. The city is quite spread out and to see all the attractions in a day is very difficult. We walked around 10 miles in the day and still missed some attractions. There is a wonderful blend of old and new buildings, and some of... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Rotterdam is a very beautiful modern city. As it was destroyed during the war they had to rebuild a lot and new buildings are impressive. There are a lot of small restaurants everywhere. You can find a lot of atractions as well. And it is not too busy.

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Halifax
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108 reviews 108 reviews
54 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

When you are told that a city is the 3rd largest port in the world it's easy to assume that it's not going to be very nice, on the contrary, Rotterdam is a lovely modern city with plenty of things to do and see. Wonderfully designed modern skyscrapers sit well on the banks of the bustling river and amongst the... More

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

This city has a lot of attractions to see and the combination with old and new makes it unique.It's amazing so see behind the skyscrapers a small harbour with old boats, very characteristic

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Wroclaw, Poland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Walking between ships and pathways on the water, under balconies and windows of the citizens living on the heavens with parked barks and boats. Nice small restaurant, pulse of the city, a lot events, amazing Dutch architecture everywhere...

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