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Walk Rotterdam

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
About Walk Rotterdam
Walkrotterdam offers guided tours around the city of Rotterdam. Our walks are about architecture and art, about the history and the character of the city. Our talks include open discussions and analyses. The gids are architects. The walks are suited for foreign visitors and guests, for residents that want to know Rotterdam better, for architecture fanatics.
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11 reviews
Discover the beautiful, modern architecture of Rotterdam during a 2.5-hour small-group walking tour through the city center. See key architectural landmarks such as the Rotterdam Central Station, the Lijnban, the Markthal, the Erasmus Bridge and much more. Learn more about the history of the buildings from your architect guide and snap photos of your favorite structures to admire later.
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from $22.46
21 reviews
Rotterdam is known for its history, art, and architecture, but it can be hard to tick off all of the city’s cultural highlights on a self-led excursion. Benefit from insights provided by an art historian on a walking tour of the city and explore iconic landmarks including the Markthal, Timmerhuis, and Erasmus Bridge. Along the way, pause for snacks and gain insight into daily life in the city.
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from $33.69
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Explore Rotterdam without the stress of planning on this private walking tour that highlights the city’s top landmarks and architectural gems. Going with a guide means you get a rare local perspective at stops along the way, from a bustling indoor market to the Erasmus Bridge. Leave with a feel for the city center’s atmosphere and recommendations for the rest of your stay.
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from $50.54
Get acquainted with some of the Netherlands' most unique and modern architecture during a 2.5-hour group private walking tour of Rotterdam. Guided by architects your group will visit iconic areas like the postmodern shopping area Lijnbaan, the new OMA building the Timmerhuis, and the one-of-a-kind Markthal. Experience a sample of daily life and learn about the history of a city where every building has a story. Walk along the river Maas and see the new high end architecture developments on the south bank before concluding the tour at the symbol of modern Rotterdam — Erasmus bridge.

The tour is very appropriate experience for families, groups of friends, students and colleagues.
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from $336.94
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good walk through the cube houses is great experience including the nearby attractions like Markthal and the great alley through magnificent buildings with architecture to marvel at.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Chedad2018
Reviewed June 12, 2019

We had an absolutely wonderful tour with Silvia. There were only 3 of us in total, so we got a very personalised service and plenty of opportunity to ask questions. In fact our tour went well beyond the allotted 2.5 hours, without any sense that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank tonyandjo2018
WalkRotterdam, Owner at Walk Rotterdam, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2019

Thank you, Tony! It was my pleasure to show you our beautiful city!

Reviewed June 8, 2019

Rotterdam, we learned, is all about architecture. Our guide, Tanya, explained how World War 2 left the centre of the city entirely devastated by bombing, but a blank slate for redevelopment. The result is, as she stated, an architectural innovation laboratory. We were extremely fortunate...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jerry D
Reviewed May 8, 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed this architectural tour of Rotterdam, it was led by an architect who was able to explain why Rotterdam has embraced modern architecture. We could have easily carried on walking for a lot longer and actually went over time as it was so...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Whitehalltraveller
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We were lucky enough to have Tania as a guide for just the two of us. She is extremely well-informed about the development of Rotterdam in the post -war era, both at the level of urban planning and of the detail of individual buildings. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ged M
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Communication before the tour was great, I received a reminder email. The tour was very informative, giving context and background to the buildings. Some plans and drawings of the inside parts of buildings were shown where it's not possible to go into the building. Tania...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Kelda L
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Our architectural walking tour with Silvia was superb! Knowing of Rotterdam’s Cube Homes and other notable modern structures, I really wanted to find a tour led by a well-informed local architect. Silvia was all that and more! If you are an architect or an interior...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank VWMAYER
Reviewed September 2, 2018

With Sylvia we have walked for more then 2.5 hours from Rotterdam Central Station to the Erasmus bridge. She guided us not only along the so-called highlights, but also put our attention to elements, structures and buildings that you normally overlook. She couples insight in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Henk H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Silvia provided an extremely comprehensive and interesting overview of Rotterdam's architecture. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TALarryH
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We met our guide (Tania) in time at the central station and we've had a pleasant walk through the city. She took her time and was always available for questions. I recommend this tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rohu1967
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December 4, 2017|
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Response from WalkRotterdam | Property representative |
Dear Macomfs, You can access our tours through our website walkrotterdam, we will be very happy to guide you! Greetings, Tania