Rotterdam was a pioneering city during the early days of jazz. New musical influences and American artistes arrived first in the Port of Rotterdam.
Rotterdam is one of the world’s largest ports. Rotterdam is shipping and ports. Discover the origins of Rotterdam’s shipping success. A route along the centre’s oldest ports, over the Erasmusbrug, past skyscrapers at the Kop van Zuid. Including a trip by water taxi over the Maas to the stately Veerhaven. Leo Hogenboom – actor and Rotterdammer born and bred – takes you on a stroll through the ports in the heart of Rotterdam.