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Address: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Old Rotterdam

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ric Z
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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1,357 reviews
634 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Abhishek G
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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99 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Off the beaten path, filled with history and lovely restaurants and bars (including the Poolcafe, our favorite place). The metro takes you directly here as does the #8 Tram line. Some people consider this the less-nice part of town, but frankly I find it to be a lot more interesting than the centre. Just depends what you're looking for.

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Thank mavitale
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

One of the very few bits of old Rotterdam to survive the fire bombings of WW2, I find this little street with a canal (or harbor - 'haven') running down the middle of it to be atmospheric and evocative of another time, another world. Quaint gabled brick houses, old wooden two-masted houseboats on the water with the owners' bikes chained... More 

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Thank sailgirl
Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

To see what remains of the old city, of what pilgrims left behind them when leaving for the new world.

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Thank MikeGambino
Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

the city is hidden with full of appartements, the place is dirty, difficult to go cross as there were a river in the middle,

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Thank Djoumana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

What can I say about this part of the city ... I live here and I love it! Nice restaurants (eat some lovely Indonesian food at Ap Halen), cafe's, shops at Historisch Delfshaven.

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Thank Simone M

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