Famous for it's quirky architecture, the cube houses are right in the city center.
Must see in Rotterdam, also if you have the time you can have a look inside one of the cube houses :-)
Probably your eyes will be naturally captured by these little cube houses when you visit the Markthal right opposite to them. That is one of the most remarkable architectures of modern Rotterdam. Wow, can you imagine people can really live inside them?
Whether or not you are interested in architecture, this part of Rotterdam will blow your mind off! There are dozens of interesting buildings with all kinds of shapes around of the Markthal and are great for taking funny pictures! Show your creativity here!
The Kijk-Kubus (Show-Cube) is a furnished museum house, specially designed and constructed to let the visitor experience what life is like in a Cube House.
Ever heard of the cubic houses? They are basically small slanted houses, people actually live here. For a couple of euros, you can go in one and see what life would be like.
“Closed at the moment due to renovation, but nice to pass by on your way to the ‘Kunsthal’. Nice place to visit the rosegarden on a sunny day.”
“The Erasmus Bridge is a striking feat of engineering and a must-see fixture on every Rotterdam visitor’s itinerary. The bridge and its surroundings have plenty to offer the curious visitor, from enjoying the historic Delfshaven to exploring the futuristic Kop van Zuid with its skyscrapers, Hotel New York and the Nederlands Fotomuseum. The Erasmus Bridge is also the backdrop for numerous spectacular events.”
“For the thrill seekers, you can enjoy an afternoon of abseiling from the Euromast tower! if this is too much, you can make dinner reservations for the restaurant located in the tower, and enjoy the a great city view!”
“This street has many restaurants and bars and is one of the most lively places to hang out, especially on the weekends.”
“The Kunsthal in Rotterdam is one of the icons of modern architecture and is visited every year by large numbers of architecture lovers from all over the world. The Kunsthal is one of the leading cultural institutions in the Netherlands with over twenty exhibitions a year. ”