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Top recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“Closed at the moment due to renovation, but nice to pass by on your way to the ‘Kunsthal’. Nice place to visit the rosegarden on a sunny day.”
  • 110 locals recommend
“This street has many restaurants and bars and is one of the most lively places to hang out, especially on the weekends.”
  • 152 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Kunsthal in Rotterdam is one of the icons of modern architecture and is visited every year by large numbers of architecture lovers from all over the world. The Kunsthal is one of the leading cultural institutions in the Netherlands with over twenty exhibitions a year. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
“You can also take a water taxi to this restaurant, which is nice to do. It is situated in the old building of the holland-america line. They also have a cocktailbar in the basement.”
  • 138 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Alternative for the touristic Markthal. This is the local one. With their own beerbrewery (sorry I don’t like the taste) but for nice drinks and eating a hotspot”
  • 129 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“For the thrill seekers, you can enjoy an afternoon of abseiling from the Euromast tower! if this is too much, you can make dinner reservations for the restaurant located in the tower, and enjoy the a great city view!”
  • 104 locals recommend
“The Erasmus Bridge is a striking feat of engineering and a must-see fixture on every Rotterdam visitor’s itinerary. The bridge and its surroundings have plenty to offer the curious visitor, from enjoying the historic Delfshaven to exploring the futuristic Kop van Zuid with its skyscrapers, Hotel New York and the Nederlands Fotomuseum. The Erasmus Bridge is also the backdrop for numerous spectacular events.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant
“Rotterdam Zoo is situated in the district of Blijdorp in Rotterdam Noord. Stroll across the African Savannah and stand face-to-face with the giraffes. Visit Bokito the gorilla and his family. Walk on the seabed in the indoor Oceanarium and meet stingrays and sharks. Stroll through the largest butterfly paradise of Europe: Amazonica, filled with fragrant flowers, thousands of South American butterflies, anacondas and piranhas that love to bite. It is possible to book tours and packages. During a tour on foot let an expert guide show you places that visitors don’t usually see. One of the options is Blijdorp by Night: an after-hours tour of the zoo at dusk which includes a dinner buffet. Rotterdam Zoo is accessible by both public transport and car. The zoo is a 15-minute walk from Rotterdam Central Station. Still prefer to come by car? Take the A20 exit ‘Blijdorp’.”
  • 71 locals recommend
“Must see in Rotterdam, also if you have the time you can have a look inside one of the cube houses :-) ”
  • 62 locals recommend
“Everyone who loves good food will enjoy the Markthal in Rotterdam. Here you will find ingredients and food from all over the world. And that for current prices. Taste the authentic taste of home, or go on a culinary journey of discovery. When you come on Saturday and Tuesday, the outdoor market is also held, with 465 stalls one of the largest markets in the Netherlands.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This gorgeous place is one of my favourite places in the city. It is not only an amazing building, but the food there is delicious. There are many little food shops, with specialties. Dutch as well as foreign specialties. You can try some pindakaas if you like!”
  • 76 locals recommend
“Visiting the 'Markthal' is a good activity for the afternoon. Visited all the shops and took a picture in front of the Markthal? Go for a drink to the 'Pannekoekstraat'!”
  • 66 locals recommend
Recreation Center
“Sailing, Jogging, bbq in the park and everything else that you can think of to enjoy a great day in the park. One of the more popular parks in Rotterdam. On a sunny leave early to claim a wonderful spot in the sun!!”
  • 67 locals recommend
“Park with lake situated in Kralingen (villa neighborhood), nice with good weather. A walk around the lake is 5km. There are several lunch restaurants there.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
“They also have a restaurant at the top. You also learn the history of rotterdam about how the city was rebuilt after it was bombed. You can get a discount from Groupon”
  • 54 locals recommend
“Nice restaurant, just a 5 minute walk away. Good food, good wines, good price and good music! Check out their own website for their program.”
  • 57 locals recommend