Discover Benelux | Rotterdam | The Perfect Spring & Summer Break
Office buildings and homes at Wijnhaven canal. Photo: Iris van den Broek
You can now spend the night in the hotel there, take a tour or enjoy a drink in the bar. Another must-see is the Euromast tower (185 metres high), from which there are spectacular views. On a clear day you can even see Antwerp, which is 80 kilometres away.
World-class museums Unmissable in Rotterdam is The Kunsthal, which was designed by the architect Rem Koolhaas and boasts a surface area of 3,300 square metres comprising seven exhibition spaces, an auditorium and café. Since opening its doors in 1992, the museum has become an icon of modern architecture, not to mention earning a reputation as one of the best places to see experimental art, photography and design expos in the Netherlands. Meanwhile, the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen is known for having one of the world’s greatest art collections and is home to more than 140,000 works. You will find everything from old and modern art including works by Rubens, Frans Hals and Magritte. There is also an adjacent sculpture park to be admired. 42 | Issue 41 | May 2017
Laurenskerk and Markthal. Photo: Ossip van Duivenbode
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