Strange sculptures

Strange sculptures Along with the serious artworks on the city’s international sculpture walk, Rotterdam has a legion of oddball street sculptures waiting to be discovered, some of which literally drip with irony. Santa Claus The American Paul McCarthy’s controversial bronze sculpture is the most talked about supersized gnome in town. After much hoo-ha, his Santa…

Street art

We heart street art It is no secret that Inside Rotterdam is a big fan of street art, and the number of mural paintings in Rotterdam just keeps growing. So together with art collective Rewriters010, we’ve singled out some of the city’s best – and tell you where to find them. Big fish Let us…

Watertaxi

Skipper ahoy! Rotterdam has an extensive transport system criss-crossing its mighty Maas river. Logical, according to a passenger on the Watertaxi (one of many fun ways to explore the port city). ‘The Maas river splits the city in two. It’s Rotterdam’s crowning glory, its bustling, vibrant centre. It symbolizes the city’s perpetual energy.’  What we…

Nightlife

Looking for a night out? Rotterdam’s nightlife has a lot to offer, but you need to know where to go. Inside Rotterdam has selected the coolest clubs and parties. BIRD BIRD organises both concerts and club nights filled with soul, funk, hip hop and R&B artists. Atmosphere: Friendly and open to a broad audience. During…

Euromast

You can see for miles from Rotterdam’s most populair tourist attraction. From the viewing platform 112 meters up, you look out over the entry point of ships sailing into the land. But you can do better than that still; whirl your way up in the rotating Euroscoop to 185 meters. Dare devils can abseil back…