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Rotterdam

53 photos from Rotterdam
(South-Holland, Netherlands)

2015-03-14

Rotterdam is a city in South Holland, the Netherlands, located geographically within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river and people settled around it for safety. In 1340 Rotterdam was granted city rights by the Count of Holland and slowly grew into a major logistic and economic centre. Nowadays it is home to Europe`s largest port and has a population of 625,000, ranking second in the Netherlands. The city is known for the Erasmus university, striking riverside setting, lively cultural life and its maritime heritage. The near-complete destruction of Rotterdam`s city centre during WW2 has resulted in a varied architectural landscape including sky-scrapers, which are an uncommon sight in other Dutch cities. Rotterdam is home to some world-famous architecture from renowned architects like Rem Koolhaas, Piet Blom, Ben van Berkel and others. In March 2015, we visited Rotterdam`s Markthal building and the city center with the Central Railway Station and the Lijnbaan shopping street.

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Rotterdam

53 photos from Rotterdam
(South-Holland, Netherlands)

2015-03-14

Rotterdam is a city in South Holland, the Netherlands, located geographically within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river and people settled around it for safety. In 1340 Rotterdam was granted city rights by the Count of Holland and slowly grew into a major logistic and economic centre. Nowadays it is home to Europe`s largest port and has a population of 625,000, ranking second in the Netherlands. The city is known for the Erasmus university, striking riverside setting, lively cultural life and its maritime heritage. The near-complete destruction of Rotterdam`s city centre during WW2 has resulted in a varied architectural landscape including sky-scrapers, which are an uncommon sight in other Dutch cities. Rotterdam is home to some world-famous architecture from renowned architects like Rem Koolhaas, Piet Blom, Ben van Berkel and others. In March 2015, we visited Rotterdam`s Markthal building and the city center with the Central Railway Station and the Lijnbaan shopping street.

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Rotterdam

53 photos from Rotterdam
(South-Holland, Netherlands)

2015-03-14

Rotterdam is a city in South Holland, the Netherlands, located geographically within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river and people settled around it for safety. In 1340 Rotterdam was granted city rights by the Count of Holland and slowly grew into a major logistic and economic centre. Nowadays it is home to Europe`s largest port and has a population of 625,000, ranking second in the Netherlands. The city is known for the Erasmus university, striking riverside setting, lively cultural life and its maritime heritage. The near-complete destruction of Rotterdam`s city centre during WW2 has resulted in a varied architectural landscape including sky-scrapers, which are an uncommon sight in other Dutch cities. Rotterdam is home to some world-famous architecture from renowned architects like Rem Koolhaas, Piet Blom, Ben van Berkel and others. In March 2015, we visited Rotterdam`s Markthal building and the city center with the Central Railway Station and the Lijnbaan shopping street.

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Rotterdam

53 photos from Rotterdam
(South-Holland, Netherlands)

2015-03-14

Rotterdam is a city in South Holland, the Netherlands, located geographically within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river and people settled around it for safety. In 1340 Rotterdam was granted city rights by the Count of Holland and slowly grew into a major logistic and economic centre. Nowadays it is home to Europe`s largest port and has a population of 625,000, ranking second in the Netherlands. The city is known for the Erasmus university, striking riverside setting, lively cultural life and its maritime heritage. The near-complete destruction of Rotterdam`s city centre during WW2 has resulted in a varied architectural landscape including sky-scrapers, which are an uncommon sight in other Dutch cities. Rotterdam is home to some world-famous architecture from renowned architects like Rem Koolhaas, Piet Blom, Ben van Berkel and others. In March 2015, we visited Rotterdam`s Markthal building and the city center with the Central Railway Station and the Lijnbaan shopping street.

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Rotterdam

53 photos from Rotterdam
(South-Holland, Netherlands)

2015-03-14

Rotterdam is a city in South Holland, the Netherlands, located geographically within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river and people settled around it for safety. In 1340 Rotterdam was granted city rights by the Count of Holland and slowly grew into a major logistic and economic centre. Nowadays it is home to Europe`s largest port and has a population of 625,000, ranking second in the Netherlands. The city is known for the Erasmus university, striking riverside setting, lively cultural life and its maritime heritage. The near-complete destruction of Rotterdam`s city centre during WW2 has resulted in a varied architectural landscape including sky-scrapers, which are an uncommon sight in other Dutch cities. Rotterdam is home to some world-famous architecture from renowned architects like Rem Koolhaas, Piet Blom, Ben van Berkel and others. In March 2015, we visited Rotterdam`s Markthal building and the city center with the Central Railway Station and the Lijnbaan shopping street.

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