The 10 best activities and events to experience in Rotterdam

There's plenty to do in Rotterdam! Make your city trip unforgettable by visiting the city at a well-known event. Or get to know Rotterdam better by participating in an activity that lets you experience a completely different side of the city. We have made a selection of activities, tours and tours that will ensure that your day in Rotterdam stays in your memory forever. Check out our tips and recommendations.

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Schorem Haarsnijder en Barbier

In this artisan barbershop, men are welcome for a traditional haircut and shave. A visit to this place is a real experience.

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Stoomschip ss Rotterdam

Discover this former cruise ship, blow out on the bow, sip a cup of coffee and enjoy the view of Rotterdam's magical skyline.

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Watertaxi Rotterdam

Fast water taxis transport you to 50 locations on demand. Go for a quick crossing or a surprise ride from the skipper.

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The best spots for a perfect coffee and cake

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Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk

The Laurenskerk is full of stories and is the only monument from the Middle Ages in Rotterdam. Take a look at exhibitions or go for a tower climb.

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Because of the striking design you will not get around these Kubuswoningen. Take a beautiful picture and look inside the open Kijkkubus.

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Maritiem Museum

Go on a journey through our maritime present and past. Listen to stories, admire masterpieces and experience the historic ships in the museum harbour.

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Best hotels in the center of Rotterdam

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Vessel 11

This English gastropub is located on a former British lighthouse. In addition to good food, there are regular performances and concerts.

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Enjoying without a choice stress? Then a surprise dinner from SupriSeat is the perfect choice! Book and receive the location 2 hours in advance.

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Glasblazerij Miranda van der Waal

Using a spectacular large flame, Miranda creates unique glass art. Take a look at the open studio and admire all the beautiful objects.

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10 places for lunch and High Tea in the center of Rotterdam

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The 390 metre long Luchtsingel connects Rotterdam North with Rotterdam Centre. Climb on stairs and explore this forgotten area.

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