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…


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…


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…

Mini Golf

Mini Golf There’s a popular mini golfcourse in the leafy park next to the Euromast. The whole family will be kept busy for a good hour putting their way round the crazy 18-hole obstacle course. Afterwards take the family to the restaurant to tuck into a meal of real Dutch pancakes. Parkhaven 22, midgetgolfparkhaven.nl

Blijdorp Zoo

Blijdorp Zoo Karuna the baby rhinoceros is a heart stealer. She is Blijdorp Zoo’s favourite attraction for visitors of all ages. At the zoo you are immersed in plants and animals from all around the world. Close to the city and easily accessed by bus or metro. Blijdorplaan 8, diergaardeblijdorp.nl