About Rotterdam

Rotterdam, called and as “World Port City” or the “Gateway to Europe” is an international, modern, dynamic place that differs from other Dutch cities. Due to the bombing during the World War II Rotterdam is reinvented and expanded rapidly. The new character of Rotterdam with the impressive skylines, the cultural and port events and the second biggest port in the world attracts thousands of tourist every year. The city consist also one of the most attractive places for companies to establish their offices since it serves as a trade center due to the easy access by road, rail, air and sea. Rotterdam belongs to the South Holland province and its population is approximately 620.000.

Want to visit Rotterdam for the first time? Curious to discover the city, but clueless to what this ‘Manhattan on the Maas’ has to offer? This brief introduction offers an initial impression of Rotterdam and what you can see, do and experience in this vibrant city.

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Go to m.rotterdam.info/download on your mobile phone or go to the website of Rotterdam Partners.