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  1. Netherlands
  2. South Holland
  3. Rotterdam
  4. Markthal

Rotterdam: Markthal Tour, Meet & Taste and Cube Houses

Product ID: 166788
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Come join this guided walking tour of the Rotterdam Markthal! Explore the Timestairs, get a glimpse behind the scenes, marvel at the Horn of Plenty, and enjoy a “meet & taste” on the market floor. Finish off with a trip to the amazing Cube Houses!
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Dutch, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the Timestairs surrounded by archaeological treasures
  • Get a spectacular view of the Horn of Plenty, the gigantic work of art on the Markthal's ceiling
  • Go behind the scenes of the Markthal to visit places only accessible to market professionals
  • Enjoy a "meet and taste" with an entrepreneur who will treat you to a small bite to taste: cheese, chocolate and stroopwafel
  • See the Cube Houses, spectacular homes turned on their axes
Full description
See and taste the Markthal in an original way with this 1-hour walking tour. Join an enthusiastic guide who will take you to the most interesting parts of the Markthal and explain all about this Rotterdam Foodwalhalla. Be amazed by fun facts you’ve never heard before and get a special look behind the scenes!

Your tour will include the Timestairs in the Markthal, a unique architectural structure surrounded by archaeological treasures. Learn all about the elevated walkway and get the best view of the art on the ceiling, a spectacular work full of colors and details called “the Horn of Plenty”.  Finally, you’ll visit the underground Expedition, only accessible to market professionals and their vans. Complete your tour with a “meet and taste” with an entrepreneur on the market floor.

Following your tour of the Markthall, you’ll continue on to visit one of the Netherlands' most unique architectural sights: the Cube Houses of Overblaak Street. Come and marvel at these spectacular homes that are tilted on their axis in a unique use of space and shapes!
  • Professional guide
  • Voucher for a discount or a free drink at one of the stands in Markthal
  • Postcard of Rotterdam architectural photographer Ossip van Duivenbode

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Meeting point

Markthal Rotterdam. You will meet the guide at Grotemarkt 98, Rotterdam (outside the central entrance at the north side of the building).

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Tours are in English, or if necessary Dutch and English.
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De Rotterdam Tours

Product ID: 166788