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Address: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Pretty and relaxing

A windmill, canal walk and some pretty houses. Great for an early morning stroll or to take some pretty pictures. Grab a coffee and apple pie and enjoy. Would recommend working it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 June 2013
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Keynsham, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

Delfshaven is the old quarter of Rotterdam and is easily accessible by tram. A working windmill guards the entrance to the town and you can have a nice walk amongst the canals and old buildings.

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Northampton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

A windmill, canal walk and some pretty houses. Great for an early morning stroll or to take some pretty pictures. Grab a coffee and apple pie and enjoy. Would recommend working it in with another excursion because it's not a whole day out.

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

We were staying by the Erasmus Bridge and decided to walk to Delfshaven. It was a long walk. But very pleasant passing through the Museum park. We finally got there to view a Windmill and a couple of very old streets dating back to the 1600's. The church from which the pilgrims set forth for America is beautiful.

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2 Thank Susan M
finland
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

Few restaurants and a wind mill. Please dont go, you will find better places for anywhere else. We went there because of the tripadvisor recomendation.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

A very pretty area of Rotterdam that escaped the bombing in WWII. Traditional dutch architecture, canals and a windmill. A huge contrast with the centre of Rotterdam and well worth a visit. It is possible to get a water taxi there.

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2 Thank JKMandB
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154 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2013

If you come to Rotterdam for the day, but want to see "picture book" Holland, come to Delfshaven - there are canals, dutch bridges and windmill all together in a small part of town... just as some great dutch pubs and de Pelgrim beer.

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1 Thank I_laurentius
Godalming, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2013

A little out of the way, but worth a visit, especially on a warm evening. The harbour traffic is fascinating to watch at work. The museum is good if the weather is bad.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013

We went there just to walk around a look at the boats and docks. It was lovely. If you go in the winter, as we did, wear thermal underwear and a face mask!

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Snaith - East Yorkshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2013

Superb work being made to creat this wonderful ship a full sized replica of a 18th century ship. Fasinating to go around seeing all the different skills in use to creat this new masterpiece. If you are in the slightest way intersted in ships then this is a must do while there. The water taxi ride to get there was... More 

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1 Thank Keith J
Netherlands
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2013

I was born in Rotterdam , but have lived nearly 20 years abroad in UK,Belgium and Germany. Rotterdam is a suprising city.Most tourists usually go sightseeing in Amsterdam,Volendam,etc. But also Rotterdam has it`s typical sites.Everybody knows Rotterdam was bombed flat during WWII. But that was 60 years ago and alot has happened there.If you are in the centre of the... More 

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