Old & New Rotterdam
Get a glimpse into the city’s history, from archaeological finds to trendy vintage shops. Did you know that the St Laurence Church is Rotterdam’s only surviving medieval building?
The brandgrens marks the part of Rotterdam that was completely destroyed during the bombing on 14 May 1940. It was a black page in the city’s history. The brandgrens route tells of a city before and after World War Two, bringing old stories back to life. Cityguide and local Winne will take you on a journey through the amazing history of Rotterdam.