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Historic Harbour!

This part of Rotterdam brings you back in time, with the windmill at the end of the canal and river... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2015
sashakeena
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Vancouver, Canada
Small historical town

From the Euromast Tower we went on to Delfshaven which is a small historical town with one windmill... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2015
Gaetano A
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Malton, United Kingdom
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 July 2015

This part of Rotterdam brings you back in time, with the windmill at the end of the canal and river boats docked on the pier located along the narrow roadway. Its worth your time to jump on the local metro & find your way down...More

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 10 July 2015

From the Euromast Tower we went on to Delfshaven which is a small historical town with one windmill still in good condition. This is the old part of Rotterdam and one can easily see the difference between the old Rotterdam and the new Rotterdam. If...More

Thank Gaetano A
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

In strong contrast to the modern and avant garde architecture, Delfshaven is a piece of preserved Dutch history. There are some nice beer places you can chill next to the canal. Be warned that while the houses are cute and fun to look at, the...More

Thank Silvrblualien16
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Delfshaven is the old city centre Rotterdam is said not to have. Picturesque, cosy with nice bars and restaurants.

Thank Geerten
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Perfect for an afternoon stroll away from the crowded streets of Rotterdam. It is a long walk (about 45 minutes) from central Rotterdam, but you can catch a tram. Interesting to visit the church where the Pilgrims prayed before heading to USA, and you can...More

1  Thank NYandAussie
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Departure point for new world settlers from 17 century. Very nicely looking and pleasant to walk and enjoy the history. Great place

Thank AndersUA
Reviewed 22 May 2015

The port lecturer on our cruise ship talked about Delfshaven and how it was worth a visit to that part of the city to see the old architecture. She said there were many galleries and cafes in the area. We decided to walk from the...More

Thank grayhog
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Ok... This is Rotterdam, so there aren't many old buildings left and this part is old... That said, for me it is not special, like any other old Dutch town/ harbour.... Maybe for tourist, in combination with all the modern buildings in Rotterdam it is...More

Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed 10 May 2015

It only takes 15 minutes to get to Delft from Rotterdam by train and you only need to spend 1/2 day there but it is picture postcard Holland. Visit the windmill, wander the canals, eat in the square and read the plaques on the historic...More

Thank ptinthill
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Charming little unexpected historical spot in the modern city of Rotterdam, along a canaal of course.

Thank PipingAngel
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