Rotterdam: De Rotterdam, Cube Houses, Watertaxi and Markthal
- Small group
- Duration: 2.5 hours
We are part of an Architectural Practice from Dublin and our visit was intended to take in the most recent developments in Rotterdam. I had lived there between 1979-1982 and the developments over a short span was enormous. From the redevelopment of the train station as an Iconic building in a short period to the Markthal building and the new high rise office building De Rotterdam made for an interesting architectural with the historic footnotes added. Anet was a great host and interesting with her comments and observations with her added book material to illustrate her points with regard to history and place. The tour itself can only cover a small part of the architectural past that is Rotterdam but lots of exciting building are in the pipeline for a progressive city. The water taxi ride was novel to us and an interesting break form the architectural jargon which may be alien to some tourists.
Während 2,5 Stunden vermochte es Willem, unser Guide, seine Begeisterung für Rotterdam mit uns zu teilen. Viele kleine Details und Anmerkungen machten diesen Rundgang zu einem tollen Erlebnis. Jedem zu empfehlen, der einen Einblick in Geschichte und städtischer Entwicklung bekommen möchte. Wir haben jede Minute genossen.
Our guide Stephan was amazing!! His experience and interesting anecdotes made the tour fun and informative. Also Rotterdam is really an amazing city that not a lot of people know of. The architecture is just amazing and this tour was a perfect introduction. Highly recommended!
What a wonderful way to discover this city! Despite Corona we were able to enjoy ourselves and learn so much. Our guide was very knowledgeable and what she told/showed us made us really appreciate Rotterdam’s history and rebirth.
A very informative and interesting visit. Thanks to our enthusiastic guide Edwin!!!