Kop van Zuid Rotterdam
Kop van Zuid Rotterdam
Photo: © Iris van den Broek

Architecture in Rotterdam

Rotterdam is also known as Manhattan on the Meuse, because of its impressive skyline. The city has such a fantastic reputation when it comes down to architecture, that it’s no wonder that the Netherlands Architecture Institute was also founded here. 

Expand your knowledge of Dutch architecture by visiting the unmistakable Cube Houses in Rotterdam.

The Van Nelle Building in Rotterdam

Van Nellefabriek

Unique architecture now on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

A complete overview of Dutch architecture.

A library behind a glass waterfall

Nieuwe Luxor Theater Rotterdam

New Luxor Theater

The New Luxor Theater is a theater designed for the future.


Sonneveld huis

Ultramodern Dutch Functionalist architecture and design

A bright red bridge that spans the Meuse.


De Unie

A neoplastic dream come true

Maastoren in Rotterdam


Visit the tallest tower in Rotterdam, Holland and the Benelux.

Kop van Zuid Skyline

Kop van Zuid

An entirely new district that includes the fully renovated Cruise Terminal.