Rotterdam was a pioneering city during the early days of jazz. New musical influences and American artistes arrived first in the Port of Rotterdam.
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.