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Rotterdam Attractions

Eager to know the most popular experiences and activities in Rotterdam? Enticing shopping, delectable local food and plenty of spectacular tourist attractions are just a taste of what you'll get. Get your bags packed and explore this thriving city.

Discover the sights of Rotterdam with some unique tours & day trips, or get through our list of 478 fun activities in Rotterdam. We have no booking fees as well as free cancellation, so you can relax and put your energy into planning your perfect vacation.

Things to Do in Rotterdam with Kids

If you're looking to make memories as a family in Rotterdam, we've got some inspiration. Gather up the troops and try out these awesome family friendly experiences:

Free Things to Do in Rotterdam

A visit to Rotterdam need not cost a fortune. You won't even need your wallet if you go to:

Erasmus Bridge - Architecture lovers will certainly enjoy marveling at the modern design of this landmark.

Destroyed City - Feel like you've stepped back in time while ambling around this historic site.

Beurstraverse - Meet some local residents and discover the real personality and charm of this unique place.

Groothandelsgebouw - Stop here and discover the significance of this place to the community.

St. Laurenskerk - Work on your spiritual side or simply take in the tranquil atmosphere at this sacred site.

Kralingse Bos Park - Arrange a picnic date and enjoy a leisurely stroll around the trees and shrubs.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Rotterdam


Ijsselmonde is noteworthy for its seaside views, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Ahoy Rotterdam and SS Rotterdam.


Kop van Zuid

Unique features of Kop van Zuid include the bars and river views. Make a stop by Luxor Theater or De Hef while you're exploring the area.

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Discover Charlois, memorable for its restaurants. Popular attractions in Charlois include Ahoy Rotterdam and Zuidplein Shopping Centre, and you can see more of the area by hopping on the metro at Rotterdam, Maashaven.



If you're spending some time in Stadsdriehoek, Erasmus Bridge and Markthal Rotterdam are top sights worth seeing.


You'll enjoy the bars and parks in Scheepvaartkwartier. You might want to make time for a stop at Het Park or Historic Garden Schoonoord.

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Oude Westen

While there might not be top attractions in Oude Westen, you can explore the larger area and discover places like Erasmus Bridge and Euromast.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Rotterdam on a sunny day?

What to do in Rotterdam on a rainy day?

A Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Same Day Luggage Services is a perfect indoor activity to try if the weather is misbehaving.

What should I not miss in Rotterdam?

You simply can't go home without ticking off the following inspiring attractions:

  • Erasmus Bridge
  • Euromast
  • Maritime Museum
  • Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum

Are there cheap things to do in Rotterdam?

What can you do in Rotterdam for free?

Your time in Rotterdam won't cost a fortune with free things like these to explore:

  • Erasmus Bridge
  • Port of Rotterdam
  • Erasmus MC
  • Witte de Withstraat