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

Rotterdam Walking Tour and Harbor Cruise

Product ID: 41060
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Explore the town of Rotterdam, passing historical monuments such as the cubic houses of Blom and the old town hall, followed by a 75-minute cruise down the harbor. Your personal Rotterdam guide will reveal the city’s unique character.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Dutch, English, German
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the striking architecture of Blom's cubic houses
  • Stroll through Rotterdam's city center and visit its old town house
  • Relax on a scenic 75-minute cruise down the lovely harbor
Full description
Your morning or afternoon in Rotterdam will start at your hotel, (river)cruise ship or if you travel to Rotterdam from elsewhere at the train station. Set off in a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town.

Enjoy a 3-hour private walking tour of the beautiful city of Rotterdam and discover how the destruction of World War II led to an intensive rebuilding process and to Rotterdam becoming one of the most daring examples of modern architecture in the Netherlands.

See one of the most fascinating projects in post-war Rotterdam, the captivating cubic houses of famed architect Blom. Blom considered his designs as an abstract tree and the entire 38-cube complex as a dense urban forest, and his imaginative architectural approach is one of the highlights of this tour.

Continue your walk through Rotterdam's old harbor and pass the central shopping area. A part of the shopping area is below ground and was nicknamed ‘the sales gutter”. See the few historic building that survived the war: the post office, townhall and Laurens Church. Another highlight is the impressive Market hall, which is the first covered market in the Netherlands. It is a place where good food and unique housing are harmoniously combined in a spectacular arch. This iconic fresh market opened for business on 1 October 2014, after five years of construction.

Come and see yourself why Rotterdam has been chosen in 2015 by Lonely Planet as one of the must-see places in the world.

After a few hours of walking and exploring, relax yourself on a cruise ship as your enjoy a 75-minute cruise along the lovely Rotterdam harbor.
Includes
  • Private tour in your chosen language
  • Experienced, knowledgeable and friendly guide
  • 75-minute harbor cruise
  • All local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Gratuity

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The Destroyed City (Ossip Zadkine statue), 3011 TK Rotterdam, Netherlands

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Important information
Know before you go
This tour involves approximately 3 hours of walking.
We advise you to wear comfortable shoes and clothing and not to bring any heavy bags.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 34 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.4/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Product ID: 41060