1. Netherlands
  2. South Holland
  3. Rotterdam
  4. Markthal

Rotterdam: Center and South Walk with Speedboat Ride

Product ID: 362910
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Discover the best of Rotterdam in just a day with this tour of the main highlights. Cross the river in a water taxi for the best views of the city.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Benefit from the expertise of an architect guide
  • Learn about the city's culture and traditions
  • Enjoy a speedboat ride across the river
Full description
Explore Rotterdam through the eyes of an architect on this walking tour with a local architect guide. After meeting your guide at the newly-built Central Station, begin your journey through the city, following an architecturally iconic route which passes highlights like the Lijnbaan post-war modernist shopping area, Timmerhuis – designed by the world-famous architects of OMA, St.Laurens Church, the most unique indoor market in Europe – the Markthal and of course the Cube Houses.

At the riverside, board the Watertaxi speedboat and enjoy a thrilling ride to the South Bank, passing under the city's most iconic landmark – the Erasmus bridge. Learn more about the history and future plans for the former harbor area that’s now a must-see flourishing semi-island with high-end architecture and some of the best cafes and restaurants in the city. You will also see the Rotterdam OMA building, the historic Hotel New York, the Fenixloods and the Fenix Food Factory.
Includes
  • Water taxi fee
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide under the station clock, located next to the main entrance, on the outside.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Children under the age of 12 can participate in the tour free of charge, the price listed is only to cover the speedboat fee
• This is a 4-kilometer walk
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Walk Rotterdam

Product ID: 362910