Rotterdam City Centre Area
The City Centre of Rotterdam is has an interesting history. Being bombed in WWII and the cheap and fast constructed buildings which followed after the war was long a reason that this area was a place not to be. However, this change rapidly from 2000. Now, this area has a great variety of bars & restaurants, has a beautiful Central Station and skyscrapers are popping out of the group.
City Centre on Google Maps
The Rotterdam City Centre area can be found basically between Central Station and the river the “De Maas” as can be seen on the map below. Rotterdam City Centre Area. Source: Google Maps
The City Centre can be characterized a fast developing area mainly on new skyscrapers. Also this is the place where you will find the greatest amount of short stay and furnished apartments. Famous buildings as the Red Apple building, Euromast, Cube-buildings and the Markthal in Rotterdam can be found here. Also a Park can be found in this area (see below).
Het Park Rotterdam
With the Central Station and Station Blaak in this area this area is easy to access by public transport. Also there are several subway tracks which can bring you all across the city centre. Even by car it is quite easy to reach but prepare to be in traffic during rush hours!
You can find several things to do here from nice bars & restaurants on the Witte de With street as well as museums.
Bars and Restaurants
- Bokaal Rotterdam (http://bokaalrotterdam.nl/)
- NRC (http://nieuwrotterdamscafe.nl/)
- Sijf (http://www.sijf.nl/)
- Markthal Rotterdam (http://markthalrotterdam.nl/)
- De Oude haven
Rotterdam City Centre Apartments
You can find a great deal of mainly furnished and short stay apartments here. You can expect amongst the highest prices here in Rotterdam, but in return you will be rewarded with a great location. And if you are lucky to stay in one of the high buildings as well, you will have an awesome view as well! To compare with other area, check out our furnished apartments page!