On this walk the history of Rotterdam is presented by the locations and buildings that played a decisive role in the history of the city.
Rating by Esther Altrogge on 17. June 2019
Rating by Gudula on 09. November 2018
Started in the 13th century as a fishing village at a site where a dam cut off the River Rotte from the sea Rotterdam developed into a major Dutch merchant city. From the end of the 19th century Rotterdam rapidly grew to become one of the world's largest ports.
Livened up with interesting ancedotes we will give you an insight into what made the city what it is today. Interesting buildings, surprising spots and important people will fill this historic adventure.
Answers to questions you always wanted ask:
Where is the River Rotte? How did Rotterdam fare during the 80 year independence war against Spain? Who gave Rotterdam its city charter and why? Did Rotterdam have city walls and where were they? What parts of the city were destroyed during the bombardment in World War II and which were not?
Walk with us through the past and understand more about the present.
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