Rotterdam, World Port World City, is a is a young, dynamic, international city with a passionately beating heart. The city keeps reinventing itself at a rapid pace, redefining and expanding its already impressive skyline. The perfect place for Maritime and Innovation Brokerage Event 2015 (MIBE 2015)!
Rotterdam is a city of many faces: a tough port city, a trendy nightlife city, a sophisticated shopping city, and a hip artistic city. Above all, Rotterdam is the architecture city of Holland. Its skyline is always changing. In Rotterdam you can go on a shopping spree, enjoy some excellent food, and visit a range of museums and attractions in and around the city centre.
Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands, and lies on both banks of the Nieuwe Maas, where it’s joined by the little River Rotte. The port of Rotterdam is Europe’s largest sea port. The port owes its leading position to its outstanding accessibility for sea-going vessels.Although almost completely destroyed by German air attacks during World War 2, the city centre was rebuilt with modern shopping streets, residential districts, and high-rises, making it one of the most modern and architecturally interesting cities in Europe. Rotterdam is a popular destination for its vibrant entertainment as for its many fine museums and splendid architecture.