It may be outshone by Amsterdam in the cutesy canal department, but on all other levels Rotterdam has just as much to offer visitors as its major rival to the north. Today it has grown into an internationally renowned centre for innovative architecture. As a major port city, it also has a vibrantly beating heart and boasts a colourful melting pot multicultural history that stretches back centuries.
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Erasmus Bridge, Rotterdam, Netherlands- Did a report on it; had to give oral presentation as we were crossing

On the of May in 1940 Rotterdam was bombarded, which practically destroyed the entire city center. The missing heart of the city inspired the artist Ossip Zadkine to make his famous statue 'De Verwoeste Stad' (ENG: The Destroyed City). A male figure

Rotterdam Cube Houses become new Stayokay hostel

The Netherlands / Cube Houses / Kubuswoningen - Architecture Linked - Architect & Architectural Social Network / Europe

Villa Rotterdam / Ooze

'Villa Rotterdam' - Rotterdam, The Netherlands; renovations to the house include a "green" roof and a faceted 'skin' over the house's existing building and its extensions; designed by architects Ooze; photo by Jeroen Musch & Ooze

Even coffee shops house some fantastic architecture in Rotterdam!

Molen "De Noord" - het bombardement in 1940 overleefd maar in 1954 door brand verwoest. Windmill in the middle of a city (Oostplein, Rotterdam - Holland), circa