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Inspiring Photos To Make You Visit Rotterdam Netherlands

The view from the Witte Huis

Looking for a new city to visit? Extra time while in the Netherlands? Then what are you waiting for, be inspired to visit the beautiful city of Rotterdam with our list of Inspiring Photos of Rotterdam. A very easy day trip from Amsterdam, Utrecht, Leiden and many other cities with the intercity trains in the Netherlands.

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Rotterdam is becoming every year more popular than the last. Many tourists taking day trips from Amsterdam, booking a whole weekend trip or arriving on one of the many cruise ships that stop within the harbour. It’s also a city that is becoming just as expensive as Amsterdam to live, since there are more people choosing Rotterdam as their home city.

I have lived in Rotterdam for 7 years in July 2018 and love that I call Rotterdam my home sweet home location. 

Living Abroad as a Brit in the Netherlands

Top Inspiring Photos of Rotterdam

Here is our list of Inspiring Photos of Rotterdam throughout the year. Many of them showing off what I also love about the city of Rotterdam.

*All images are my own.*

  1. The peaceful neighbourhood of Kralingen.

Spend some time in Kralingen Rotterdam for some unique places, hidden gems and great places to eat!

2. The awesome city street art!

Street Art Rotterdam can be viewed with a tour or self guided.

3. The pretty gardens at Trompenburg.

Trompenburg botanical garden Rotterdam togetherintransit.nl Rotterdam Kralingen

4. The famous Erasmusbrug, nicknamed as the Swan.

Rotterdam Spring Photo February 2019 taken by Togetherintransit.nl

5. The Laurenskerk church in the center of the city.

6. The unique architecture of the cubic houses……

Cubic houses in Rotterdam is a must see visit!

……to the modern architecture in the whole city.

Day of Architecture Peeking To Euromast Rotterdam 2018

7. To all the dutch treats found in the Markthal.

Markthal Rotterdam is one of the top foodie highlights to visit all year round, with snacks bars to restaurants to feed those cravings.

8. The spaceship Rotterdam Central Station.

9. Speeding across the water with a Watertaxi.

10. Spotting the old Museum tram among the modern ones.

11. The amazing skyline of the high risers from above. We took this one during our helicopter tour!

Rotterdam City from above in the Helicopter

12. And the amazing skyline of the high risers at night.

Rotterdam view of Markthal, Rotterdam Library, Blaak and Erasmusbrug at night

13. The public parks like the Kralingse Bos.

14. The UNESCO Windmills of Kinderdijk.

15. The hidden local spots like the Luchtsingel.

Rotterdam Summer Guide walking at the Hofplein location

16. The Witte Huis (a plus if it has snowed too!).

Snow during winter in Rotterdam

17.  The amazing events like the Open Monument Day and World Harbour Days.

Open Monument Day Rotterdam at the top of a rooftop view

18. Boat tours through the busy Rotterdam Harbour.

The Spido harbour tour in Rotterdam during the summer

19. Suitable paths for exploring by bike!

Being active in Rotterdam by cycling on the suitable bike paths.

20. The city skyline of Katendrecht.

21. See the historic SS Rotterdam cruise ship!

22. The boathouse at Veerhaven harbour.

23. And I want to mention the architecture again!

Where to stay in Rotterdam, Netherlands

TIP: Check out this Lonely Planet Netherlands guide that is great for all up to date information and recommendations for the country! Else they have a perfect pocket-sized Lonely Planet Pocket Rotterdam (Travel Guide), which I also own and can highly recommend.

Read more of our Rotterdam posts! 

Rotterdam Markthal

Rotterdam in Winter

Rotterdam in Summer

Spring Photoblog of Rotterdam

The Famous Cubic Houses

Rotterdam Museum ’40-’45 NU

Rotterdam Open Monument Day

Rotterdam Rooftop Days

Rotterdam Helicopter Tour

World Harbour Days Festival

Discover the prettiest neighborhood Kralingen

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Check out these Inspiring Photos of Rotterdam, showing a bit of everything you could see in the 2nd city of the Netherlands!Check out these Inspiring Photos of Rotterdam, showing a bit of everything you could see in the 2nd city of the Netherlands!Check out these Inspiring Photos of Rotterdam, showing a bit of everything you could see in the 2nd city of the Netherlands!

We would love to hear if you have visited Rotterdam before and what you thought about the city! Let us know in the comments.

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  • Reply
    9th March 2019 at 10:50 am

    The pictures are so beautiful. Enjoyed going through the photologue

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    Cath - Passports and Adventures
    9th March 2019 at 10:45 pm

    Although I haven’t been to Rotterdam, my hubby has for work and it was a city that surprised him. So much so he’s keen for us to all visit as a family. And your pictures certainly make it look beautiful.

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      9th March 2019 at 11:20 pm

      Lovely to hear! There are plenty of things to do for families so I hope you all get to visit together one day 🙂

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    15th March 2019 at 12:12 am

    Kralingen and Trompenburg look FANTASTIC! I really never gave Rotterdam a thought but you have captured some amazing places that I just may have to see in person. Also, the prices don’t seem too bad. Thank you!!!

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