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  1. Netherlands
  2. South Holland
  3. Rotterdam

Rotterdam World War II Walking Tour

Product ID: 235587
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Discover how World War II and the much-needed post-war reconstruction period are strongly intertwined into the identity of Rotterdam.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
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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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most important war memorial The Destroyed City
  • Walk along the fire boundary
  • Learn why Rotterdam was bombed and destroyed
  • Discover the few building which survived the bombing
  • Experience the architectural masterpieces of the Reconstruction Period
Full description
May 14, 1940: A devastating watershed in the history of Rotterdam. Within fifteen minutes the city center was bombed to the ground by the Nazis. The Second World War and the much-needed post-war reconstruction period are strongly intertwined into the identity of Rotterdam.

If you are interested in the war history of Rotterdam and how the war is still present in everyday life, this historical and educational tour will give you more insight. Your experienced tour guide will explain why the bombardment took place and show you buildings which survived the bombing. During this tour you will also visit The Destroyed City, the most important war memorial in Rotterdam.
Includes
  • Private local tour guide
  • Rotterdam city map
What’s Not Included
  • Food
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The meeting point is Rotterdam Central Station under the big station clock.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility

From US$ 134.20 Per group up to 4

Organized by

idtours Rotterdam

Product ID: 235587