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[Photo by Hielke Grootendorst] Free art Interested in contemporary art but looking for something budget-friendly? Every Friday from 6am–9pm you can visit various institutions and galleries in and around the Witte de Withstraat free of charge. Kunstblock.nl Bannon Artist Jonas Staal delves into the creative work of controversialist-in-chief, Steve Bannon, Trump’s former chief strategist. Steve Bannon:…

Catwalk art

Viktor&Rolf: Fashion Artists 25 Years When Viktor&Rolf launched their first collection 25 years ago, the fashion world went wild! And nothing much has changed since then. That’s because Viktor&Rolf are so much more than creators of the haute couture that has been embraced by stars such as Madonna, Tori Amos and Rihanna. Their shows are…

Café Rose Rouge

You know these dark hotel bars from nostalgic films, where a beautiful girl or guy spends the evening nursing a glass of whisky? Well, we now have one in Rotterdam, just without the hotel attached – and it’s not all that gloomy either. The stylish Café Rose Rouge in Rotterdam-Noord, styled on hotel bars, is…

Flower heaven in Rotterdam

Tropenburg You don’t need to travel far to enjoy the silence and beauty of nature. Surprisingly, we do actually have some in Rotterdam! The Trompenburg gardens in Kralingen – Trompenburg Tuinen & Arboretum – are beautiful gardens that are ideal for a peaceful and inspiring walk. You can walk through the gardens at your own…

Belasting & Douane Museum

An interactive museum Want to discover a different kind of museum? Allow us to introduce you to the Belasting & Douane Museum. This museum offers a thematic and interactive tour through the history of taxes and customs and is suitable for all ages. Discover how duties were measured, weighed and calculated in the past and…

Master’s Tea & Coffee

This bright and welcoming store on Lusthofstraat offers an amazing variety of teas and coffees from every corner of the world. As with wine, every country – and even region – has it own specific taste. Can’t decide which of the many, many different blends and beans to buy? Fear not. The store’s owner, Floor,…

Gym&Gin

Gym&Gin is located at the edge of Kralingse Bos next to a sports complex and gym. It’s all about balance here – that is to say, balancing good food and a healthy lifestyle without forgoing fun along the way. Kick-start your day with a cold-pressed slow-juice and buckwheat pancakes while seated inside Gym&Gin’s lush green…

UFO Restaurant

It’s not for nothing that Rotterdam is called Manhattan on the Maas. Tall buildings dot the skyline of this city. This tower may not be the highest, but it’s certainly unique. It boasts the only revolving restaurant in town and, at 42-metres altitude, you’ll experience an amazing meal with a spectacular view over the city.…

Oska & Sirene Mode

Don’t like the average mainstream fashion? Want an outfit that has that je ne sais quoi? OSKA & Sirene Mode, two shops located under one roof, is where you’ll find a great selection showcasing exceptional design and great quality. OSKA is a world-famous German label best known for its stylish and sustainable, comfortable and elegant…