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“Such a lovely place to spend time.”
Review of Witte Huis

Witte Huis
Ranked #34 of 198 things to do in Rotterdam
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Owner description: Rotterdam's White House (Witte Huis) was the tallest office-building in Europe when it was built in 1898, and one of the few buildings in the center of town that survived the bombing raid on May 14,1940 during World War II.
Reviewed August 14, 2013

Amazing piece of architecture, this itself has a long history of being the first skyscraper in Europe more than 100 years ago.
Compared with the modern buildings may seems like a simple building of 40 meters, it is undoubtedly a piece of history of this Country.
The surrounding area is beautiful, especially at night along the river, the atmosphere turns on and the many pubs are full of young people filling.

1  Thank Magellano81
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

Located near Oudehaven and the Kijk-Kubus, it is nice to sit by the harbour and have brunch and admire this testament to Dutch engineering and architecture. It's listed as a Rijksmonument (national momument) and rightly so.

Thank Daniel W
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

This 19th century building (finished in 1897) is 11 stories high and was the first skyscraper in Europe. Luckily it was not bombed during the 2nd world war. A momumental landmark in Rotterdam. Go there, have a drink in one of the cafe's and take a look at old and new Rotterdam.

Thank avdij
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Reviewed June 12, 2012

This is one of the last remaining building of pre WW2 Rotterdam it gives you an idea on how Rotterdam looked like before the WW2 bombardment. It's great this has been preserved as it is and we can still see it today a must see

1  Thank Moher
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Reviewed May 25, 2012

great spot in the city! great country!!!!!! Holland

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