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Rotterdam


Located in South Holland (Dutch: Zuid-Holland), Rotterdam is the second most populous city in the Netherlands. As of 2006, Rotterdam had a population of 588,718.

Rotterdam is Europe's busiest port, and prior to 1962 was the busiest port in the world. Today it is the third busiest port in the world after Singapore, and Shanghai, China.

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Amsterdam & Rotterdam Travel Guide: Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay

By James Benson

James Benson
Paperback (72 pages)

Amsterdam & Rotterdam Travel Guide: Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay
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Amsterdam is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands. The city’s famous canals encircle its impressive buildings and are crossed by one thousand bridges. Welcome to Holland's vibrant centre of culture, and creativity. Rotterdam (known as World Port World City) has cutting-edge architecture and a strong industrial heritage. Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe which was the busiest in the world until 2004.

Wallpaper* City Guide Rotterdam 2014 (Wallpaper City Guides)

Phaidon Press
Paperback (103 pages)

Wallpaper* City Guide Rotterdam 2014 (Wallpaper City Guides)
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Netherlands: Netherlands Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Netherlands - The Places You Have To See (Netherlands Travel, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague) (Volume 1)

By Traveling The World

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (42 pages)

Netherlands: Netherlands Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Netherlands - The Places You Have To See (Netherlands Travel, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague) (Volume 1)
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Make Your Journey To Netherlands The Best Possible

When most people think of the Netherlands, the first thing that pops to mind is Amsterdam with its notorious red light district and its “coffee shops”, but little do people know that the Netherlands is a country that has got so much more to offer than just Amsterdam! If this is your first time in this beautiful country, you should plan your trip in detail. If not, you most certainly will miss out on some of the best places to be and things to see. This book will help you to make the most out of your time in Netherlands. You will get to know the most fascinating things to do and see in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Alkmaar and Utrecht to name a few of the most beautiful locations to be at.

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  • The Best Things To Do In Amsterdam
  • Get To Know The Country
  • The Most Interesting Cities
  • Unique Insider Tips
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Rotterdam (NY) (Images of America)

By Schenectady County Historical Society

Brand: Arcadia Publishing
Released: 2004-09-15
Paperback (128 pages)

Rotterdam   (NY)  (Images of America)
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Nestled among the rolling hills of the Mohawk Valley, the town of Rotterdam was formed in 1820 from the Third Ward of the city of Schenectady. Its history, chronicled in Rotterdam’s two hundred images, begins much earlier and is essentially the story of people past and present. The original settlers, mostly of Dutch origin, turned the wilderness into farmland. Their descendants and those who followed expanded into other livelihoods, producing goods that were shipped first along the Erie Canal and later across the nation by rail.

Fodor's Amsterdam: with the Best of the Netherlands (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2017-12-12
Paperback (304 pages)

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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

Amsterdam's greatest charm may also be its greatest enigma: how can such a gracious, historical treasure house also multitask as the most offbeat metropolis in the world? From Rembrandts to rock and roll, the city has always been a mesmerizing mix of old and new. Now, as this new edition reveals, Amsterdam and the entire Netherlands is being dramatically revamped for the 21st century. Fodor's curated coverage includes the best of the country beyond Amsterdam, including Haarlem, the Hague, Delft, and Rotterdam.

Explore Rotterdam: Your guide with routes, tips and tricks to explore the city of Rotterdam on your own

By Stephan Goedecke

Independently published
Paperback (40 pages)

Explore Rotterdam: Your guide with routes, tips and tricks to explore the city of Rotterdam on your own
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Explore Rotterdam. In your time. In your way.

Rotterdam. Biggest port in Europe, city of architecture, art and culture. Huge skyscrapers, unusual buildings, wonderful parks and many attractions for the enjoyment of life. This is a small travel guide for tourists, visitors and cruise guests in Rotterdam. It contains a great route through the city center with it's most important attractinos. The route is easy to understand and allows you to explore the city on your own.
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  • Route to explore Rotterdam on your own (including: Erasmusbridge, City center, Market hall, Museumpark, Euromast and more)
  • Sightseeing points you shouldn't miss
  • Attractions in Rotterdam
  • City center: Overview map
  • Guide: How to use the public transport
  • Guide: How to reach Amsterdam by train
  • Guide: How to reach the center by Cruise Ship
  • Short summary of the history

Lonely Planet The Netherlands (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet & Karla Zimmerman

Brand: Lonely Planet
Paperback (328 pages)

Lonely Planet The Netherlands (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet the Netherlands is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Cruise the curved passages of Amsterdam's canals, admire Dutch masterpieces by famous artists including Van Gogh, or bike by tulip fields and windmills; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the Netherlands and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet the Netherlands Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
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  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
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  • Free, convenient pull-out Amsterdam map (included in print version), plus over 53 local maps
  • Useful features - including What's New, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Travel With Children
  • Coverage of Amsterdam, Haarlem, North Holland, Utrecht, Central Netherlands, Friesland, Northeast Netherlands, Rotterdam, South Holland, Maastricht, Southeastern Netherlands, Middelburg, Texel, Rotterdam, Delft, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet the Netherlands, our most comprehensive guide to the Netherlands, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for a guide focused on Amsterdam? Check out Lonely Planet's Amsterdam guide for a comprehensive look at all the city has to offer or Lonely Planet's Pocket Amsterdam, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Ryan Ver Berkmoes, and Karla Zimmerman.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

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Fodor's Amsterdam: with the Best of the Netherlands (Full-color Travel Guide)

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Fodor s Amsterdam: with the Best of the Netherlands (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of Amsterdam, including its charming canals, Museum District treasures, and the latest hotels, restaurants, and shops. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth.
 
MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from NEMO to the Van Gogh Museum
PERFECT HOTELS for every budget
BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes
SCENIC SIDE TRIPS to Delft, the Hague, and Rotterdam
VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save
INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts
COLOR PHOTOS AND MAPS to inspire and guide your trip


 
 
 

 
 
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