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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Art Museum
“Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is a multifaceted museum in the heart of the Netherland’s harbour city, Rotterdam. It is the only museum in the Netherlands that offers the visitor a comprehensive survey of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present day.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This street has many restaurants and bars and is one of the most lively places to hang out, especially on the weekends.”
  • 155 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Kunsthal puts culture in the widest sense of the word on show, from elitist to popular. There are always a number of exhibitions to see, both large and small-scale, from old masters to contemporary art, from innovative design to engaging photography.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Hotel
“nice food, drinks and hot Chocolate sause over youre "Dame Blanc" ice creme”
  • 130 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Farmers Market
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“Cross the Erasmusbrug, enjoy the views and walk to the Fenix Food Factory: a lovely stroll with children too. ”
  • 126 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Scenic Lookout
“The Euromast is located in a really nice park. From the Euromast you get a nice over the city and when the weather is clear: you can look to the Hague and have a great view on the large harbour”
  • 97 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bridge
“The 800 meter long Erasmus Bridge is the connection between the northern and southern part of Rotterdam. The suspension bridge over the Maas has a 139-meter-high steel pylon, which is mounted with 40 taps. The shape of the pylon gave the bridge the nickname De Zwaan. The Erasmus Bridge is the icon of the city of Rotterdam.”
  • 69 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Market
“Everyone who loves good food will enjoy the Markthal in Rotterdam. Here you will find ingredients and food from all over the world. And that for current prices. Taste the authentic taste of home, or go on a culinary journey of discovery. When you come on Saturday and Tuesday, the outdoor market is also held, with 465 stalls one of the largest markets in the Netherlands.”
  • 60 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
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“On 10 minutes distance is one of the most beautiful zoo's in the Netherlands, the Diergaarde Blijdorp Zoo, which was opened in 1857. It also has a large aquarium and several indoor and outdoor playgrounds for kids.”
  • 66 locals recommend
Recreation Center
“The Kralingse Bos is a wooded park that surrounds the Kralingse Park lake. The park is popular with joggers and inline skaters. On and around the lake, you can sail, swim, or just relax in the sun beside your barbecue.”
  • 64 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Market
“The Markthal in the center of Rotterdam is a covered market hall with many restaurants and market stalls under the most beautiful ceiling in the city. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
  • 10 Experiences
Lake
“Versatile forest with beach pool, for rest and recreation Barbecuing at the beach, to the De Kraal petting zoo, running around for pee: there is no Rotterdammer who does not enjoy the Kralingse Bos. It is a versatile recreational area that received the prize for best outdoor space in the Netherlands in 2007. Peace and quiet The outer ring is wooded and peaceful. In the area between the Manege Kralingen and the golf course you will find quiet paths under tall old trees. There are also few people between the deer park and the children's farm. Here you can hear the woodpecker hammering and the pheasants run through the undergrowth. Do you like romance? Then take a walk in the twilight over the bridges towards the windmills De Lelie and De Ster. These are the only working snuff and spice mill in the Netherlands.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Building
“The Kijk-Kubus (Show-Cube) is a furnished museum house, specially designed and constructed to let the visitor experience what life is like in a Cube House. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Scenic Lookout
“Enjoy a panoramic view of Rotterdam from the Euromast in the city's Scheepvaartkwartier district. From Rotterdam Central Station, take tram 8. It can also be reached by water taxi.”
  • 47 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Shopping Mall
“This new and iconic building is special because of the design and the fact that you can shop there for wonderful food.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Park
“Pick any of the museums here and you are set for the day. Choose Boijmans for a more classic trip or the Kunsthal for an edgier experience. ”
  • 36 locals recommend