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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is an old/traditional part of Rotterdam. Inside city harbour. Some fancy restaurants can be found on the kades. Spare 30 minutes and go for a walk.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hamo306
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

Very nice little area with beautiful architecture, make sure you go see the windmills at the end of the residential areas. Not much to do apart from shopping or eating. Can be quite windy. You can get a bus or train from Rotterdam central. If...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jamesjingyi
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Rotterdam is famous as a city of modern and daring architecture. A virtue was made from the need of constructing a new city center after the German bombing of May 14th, 1940. However, there are still spots in Rotterdam where pictures can be made of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

A short walk around Delfshaven on a beautiful October morning was lovely. The old barges surrounded by traditional architecture was extremely pleasant and relaxing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank michaeltD7673FH
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Most mapping apps show a large Delfshaven area, but if you want to see the old town that survived WWII, search for the Wind Korenmolen de Distilleerketel--this is the island you want.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ben S
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Had a nice lunch at the Delfshaven following a great morning wandering around the modern and varied centre of Rotterdam.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hamish F
Reviewed September 20, 2018

If you do want to see a canal but not want to see Amsterdam this spot is ideal. The pilgrimfathers left from this place and the canal is beautiful. There is also the statue and the house of a famous Dutch pirate who ransacked the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank francien2015
Reviewed September 13, 2018

This small part of Rotterdam takes you some hundred years back in history. From here the first immigrants headed via England to America. There is an impressive wind mill from the 18th century. This area is easy to reach by tram.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank matthew835
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I love Rotterdam. I call it the Brooklyn of the Netherlands. The city has done such a fantastic job of rebuilding since WWII. The modern buildings are wonderfully creative yet the connection to the past is evident. If you want to take aa day to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1999Sandra1999
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Delfshave is a beautiful and idyllic edge, where the modern buildings leave a place to their ancestors, smoothly emerging the visitor to the distant past. To be noted a Pilgrim Father's Church. Description on the church says: "This is a starting point of the "Speedwell"...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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