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The Red Apple

Wijnbrugstraat, 3011 XW Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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One of the most striking apartment buildings in central Rotterdam

Some 40 years ago there was a standard joke in Rotterdam: After 7.00 pm, when the cinemas were... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
via mobile

The Red Apple is a great example of contemporary architecture, way more beautiful than most... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Wijnbrugstraat, 3011 XW Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Wijnbrugstraat, 3011 XW Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Some 40 years ago there was a standard joke in Rotterdam: After 7.00 pm, when the cinemas were having their first house, you could fire a cannon over the Coolsingel, the main boulevard in central Rotterdam, without danger of hitting someone. And why was that?...More

1  Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The Red Apple is a great example of contemporary architecture, way more beautiful than most buildings on Rotterdam's skyline. As opposing to several of those, it doesn't lack personality and looks very stylish. Cannot be visited though, it's an office building.

Thank Vladimir1998
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Don't ask why this building is called 'The Red Apple', because it does not resemble an apple at all, but yes, it does have red features. The design is by a Dutch interior decorator (Jan des Bouvrie), who is a household name and celebrity for...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This impressive modern building is situated next to Blaak and nearby the Ibis Hotel. If you go to Blaak and the markthal, make sure to detour over there, it's a nice peaceful walk on the little canals.

Thank acd007
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This skyscraper was just near my hotel. It's special because of the red color. You see it from different places in the city. Very convenient to find my hotel back.

Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A beautiful,slender skyscraper with a red facade.I have no idea where its name "apple" comes from.But it's a nice building foe sure.Anyway,you don't need more than a few minutes to see it and to take a few photos.Very close to it are Cubes houses,Witte Huis...More

Thank zuv
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Calls attention for its color (flashy red) and shape (it seemed a bit tall for me). I didn't enter it, even because I think it's a commercial building, with people working over there, so I'm not sure if the entrance is allowed.

Thank g_marianaa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

What a special place Rotterdam is - we really fell for it. There is so much of interest and surprise - not least of all this building. It's a beauty. Held our attention for quite some time.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Beautiful Tower. Another amazing skyscraper in Rotterdam. Can be seen from far and really has amazing picturesque view.

1  Thank Ragu88
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This is one of Rotterdam's examples of striking modern architecture, viewable from all around the city. Worth a look to see the building and the others nearby.

Thank Les L
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