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Address: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Went for a dinner in this 'oldest surviving' part of Rotterdam. Quaint and fascinating. Quite enjoyed the drinks and snacks served on a platform over the canal and then into the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
amitabhsinghal
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for a dinner in this 'oldest surviving' part of Rotterdam. Quaint and fascinating. Quite enjoyed the drinks and snacks served on a platform over the canal and then into the restaurant for a sit down dinner.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delfshaven is a nice little area west of downtown. A beautiful piece of Rotterdam. There is nothing wrong with that, in my opinion it lacks liveliness. If you are interested in this kind of typical Dutch architecture, I recommend visitors Delft, Leiden, Utrecht or Amsterdam. Who visiting Rotterdam for beautiful medieval architecture will be disappointed. My advice: Visit Rotterdam fine... More 

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Lisbon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there to hang out with my baby boy on a Friday noon. It is just one Canal with the adjacent lanes and houses, the Pilgrims-father church and brewery beside it. We were enchanted. A glimpse of the old Rotterdam before the bombing.

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Thank Gregor B
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent place to stroll and take photos of a beautiful historic neighborhood with an inner city harbor. Most of the signs are only in Dutch, so I'd suggest reading a brief overview of the area before heading over. The area is very easy to reach via the #8 tram - get off at the Delfshaven stop and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was alright, nothing really special but still it`s okay to visit if you live in Rotterdam or if you`re staying for a while.

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Thank George M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Great for a wander around to look at the old architecture, there's even a lone windmill there. lots of old boats to check out too.

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Thank Louise H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

A great spot away from the modern elements of a great city with older buildings and close to the river. Worth a visit to see the older side of the city and good places to eat out at, at the same time. A must for history buffs and culture lovers alike.

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Thank Ric Z
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Definitely the highlight of my trip to Rotterdam, Delfshaven is historic and picturesque. Everywhere I walked were new photo ops. Great old buildings and beautiful canals.

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Thank Les L
London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Peaceful, authentic and picturesque. It's not far from the Central station. Take you bike and check it out! Great place for pics with plenty of nice cafes in the area.

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Thank Linh T
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Despite it's beautiful canals, houses and structures steeped in history and many cafes and restaurants, Delfshaven remains a hidden gem, far away from the tourist itineraries of Rotterdam. The ambiance is exactly what you would find in the Amsterdam city center, minus the crowds.

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