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Rotterdam


Located in South Holland (Dutch: Zuid-Holland), Rotterdam is the second most populous city in the Netherlands. As of 2006, Rotterdam had a population of 588,718.

Rotterdam is Europe's busiest port, and prior to 1962 was the busiest port in the world. Today it is the third busiest port in the world after Singapore, and Shanghai, China.

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Lonely Planet Pocket Rotterdam (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Paperback (160 pages)

Lonely Planet Pocket Rotterdam (Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher*

Lonely Planet’s Pocket Rotterdam is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Delve into experimental galleries and street art, explore Rotterdam’s world-class architecture and urban design, and check out the latest stars in the city’s foodie scene – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Rotterdam and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet’s Pocket Rotterdam:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out map (included in print version)
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Rotterdam, The Hague and more
  • The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Pocket Rotterdam is our colourful, easy to use and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, providing on-the-go assistance for those seeking the best sights and experiences on a short visit or weekend away.

Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet’s The Netherlands guide for an in-depth look at all the country has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world’s number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we’ve printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You’ll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times

‘Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

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Fodor's Amsterdam: with the Best of the Netherlands (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2017-12-12
Paperback (304 pages)

Fodor s Amsterdam: with the Best of the Netherlands (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor’s Amsterdam is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this Amsterdam travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease. Join Fodor’s in exploring one of the most exciting cities in Europe.

Amsterdam's greatest charm may also be its greatest enigma: how can such a gracious, historical treasure house also multitask as the most offbeat metropolis in the world? From Rembrandts to rock and roll, the city has always been a mesmerizing mix of old and new. Fodor's curated coverage includes the best of the country beyond Amsterdam, including Haarlem, the Hague, Delft, and Rotterdam.

Fodor’s Amsterdam includes:

    •PULLOUT MAP AND DETAILED MAPS: A handy PULLOUT map noted with top attractions and nearby dining will help you navigate on the go. Four nifty neighborhood walks are also included. Full-color and full-size street maps throughout will help you plan efficiently and get around confidently.
    •ITINERARIES AND TOP RECOMMENDATIONS: Multiple sample itineraries to help you plan each day and make the most of your time. Includes tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports and the outdoors. “Fodor’s Choice” designates our best picks in every category.
    •INDISPENSABLE TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: The "Top Attractions," "If You Like," and "With Kids" features make planning a snap. "Best Bets" for restaurants and hotels help travelers find the top options by price and experience. A new section on bicycling in Amsterdam includes tips on bike-route etiquette; listings for the best rental and tour companies; and a route map.
    •COVERS: Centrum, the Canal Ring, the Jordaan and the Leidseplein, the Museum District and the Pijp, as well as sidetrips to Broek-in-Waterland, Marken, Volendam, Kinderdijk, and much more.

ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodor’s has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

Planning on visiting other destinations in Europe? Check out Fodor’s Essential Italy, Fodor’s Essential Spain, and Fodor’s Essential France.

Explore Rotterdam: Your guide with routes, tips and tricks to explore the city of Rotterdam on your own

By Stephan Goedecke

Independently published
Paperback (40 pages)

Explore Rotterdam: Your guide with routes, tips and tricks to explore the city of Rotterdam on your own
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Explore Rotterdam. In your time. In your way.

Rotterdam. Biggest port in Europe, city of architecture, art and culture. Huge skyscrapers, unusual buildings, wonderful parks and many attractions for the enjoyment of life. This is a small travel guide for tourists, visitors and cruise guests in Rotterdam. It contains a great route through the city center with it's most important attractinos. The route is easy to understand and allows you to explore the city on your own.
    Including:
  • Route to explore Rotterdam on your own (including: Erasmusbridge, City center, Market hall, Museumpark, Euromast and more)
  • Sightseeing points you shouldn't miss
  • Attractions in Rotterdam
  • City center: Overview map
  • Guide: How to use the public transport
  • Guide: How to reach Amsterdam by train
  • Guide: How to reach the center by Cruise Ship
  • Short summary of the history

Amsterdam & Rotterdam Travel Guide: Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay

By James Benson

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (72 pages)

Amsterdam & Rotterdam Travel Guide: Attractions, Eating, Drinking, Shopping & Places To Stay
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Amsterdam is the capital and largest city of the Netherlands. The city’s famous canals encircle its impressive buildings and are crossed by one thousand bridges. Welcome to Holland's vibrant centre of culture, and creativity. Rotterdam (known as World Port World City) has cutting-edge architecture and a strong industrial heritage. Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe which was the busiest in the world until 2004.

The Rhine: Following Europe's Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps

By Ben Coates

Nicholas Brealey
Released: 2018-11-06
Paperback (304 pages)

The Rhine: Following Europe s Greatest River from Amsterdam to the Alps
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From rowing the canals of Amsterdam to riding a cow through the Alps, via Cold War nuclear bunkers, raucous Gay Pride parades, tranquil Lake Constance and snowy mountain climbs, The Rhine blends travelogue and offbeat history to tell the fascinating story of how a great river helped shape a continent.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Rhine is one of the world's greatest rivers. Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, it flows 800 miles from the social democratic playground of the Netherlands, through the industrial and political powerhouses of Germany and France, to the wealthy mountain fortresses of Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

For five years, Ben Coates lived alongside a major channel of the river in Rotterdam, crossing it daily, swimming and sailing in its tributaries. In The Rhine, he sets out by bicycle from the Netherlands where it enters the North Sea, following it through Germany, France and Liechtenstein, to where its source in the icy Alps. He explores the impact that the Rhine has had on European culture and history and finds out how influences have flowed along and across the river, shaping the people who live alongside it.

Travel Like a Local - Map of Rotterdam (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Rotterdam (Netherlands) Travel Map for Every Adventure

By Maxwell Fox

Independently published
Paperback (50 pages)

Travel Like a Local - Map of Rotterdam (Black and White Edition): The Most Essential Rotterdam (Netherlands) Travel Map for Every Adventure
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Get Ready For The Adventure Of A Lifetime!

This is a Black and White edition of Travel Like a Local map book.

Are you planning your next vacation abroad and you’re ready to explore? Do you want to be prepared for everything? Are you ready to experience every new place you visit just like a local? Well, with this amazing Rotterdam (Netherlands) travel map you’re all set and ready to go!

In the Rotterdam (Netherlands) map you can see all the available means of transport, bus stops and routes so you can always know how to get everywhere. And because we know that a vacation is not only about the roads and busses, the map gives you many options for eating, drinking and having a good time!

We carefully marked all the restaurants, bars and pubs so you can always find one that is nearby. In the Rotterdam (Netherlands) map you will also find the best places to go shopping, the most famous and must-see sights, churches and more. And if an emergency comes up, there are markings of police stations and hospitals everywhere for your convenience.

The city is also organized in sections so you can better find your way around.

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Netherlands: Netherlands Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Netherlands - The Places You Have To See (Netherlands Travel, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague) (Volume 1)

By Traveling The World

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Netherlands: Netherlands Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Netherlands - The Places You Have To See (Netherlands Travel, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague) (Volume 1)
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Make Your Journey To Netherlands The Best Possible

When most people think of the Netherlands, the first thing that pops to mind is Amsterdam with its notorious red light district and its “coffee shops”, but little do people know that the Netherlands is a country that has got so much more to offer than just Amsterdam! If this is your first time in this beautiful country, you should plan your trip in detail. If not, you most certainly will miss out on some of the best places to be and things to see. This book will help you to make the most out of your time in Netherlands. You will get to know the most fascinating things to do and see in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Alkmaar and Utrecht to name a few of the most beautiful locations to be at.

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  • The Best Things To Do In Amsterdam
  • Get To Know The Country
  • The Most Interesting Cities
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Notebook: Amsterdam Holland Netherlands Dutch Travel Blogger Rotterdam Nederland Windmill

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Notebook: Amsterdam Holland Netherlands Dutch Travel Blogger Rotterdam Nederland Windmill
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