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Second World War Walking Tour in Rotterdam

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  • Private Tour
  • Live Guide
  • 2 hr

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. 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.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: The Destroyed City

The most important war memorial.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brandgrens

The Fire Boundary

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: City Hall Rotterdam

The building which survived the bombing.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lijnbaan

One of the biggest accomplishments of the Reconstruction Period.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk

We see pictures of this church before and after the bombing.

Duration: 10 minutes