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There is a saying popular by Rotterdammers; Amsterdam to party, Den Haag (The Hague) to live, Rotterdam to work.
Situated on the banks of the river Nieuwe Maas is Rotterdam - the second largest municipality by population in the Netherlands.
The city obtained its name Rotterdam from a dam in the Rotte River. Rotterdam is home to the Europes largest port which has also been the worlds busiest port from 1962 to 2004.
Rotterdam houses the Erasmus University Rotterdam, named after one of the citys famous former residents, Desiderius Erasmous. Many of the campus departments are world renowned. The Woudestein campus is home to the top ranked business school, Rotterdam School of Management.
The university also has Europes largest student association named STAR Study Association RSM Erasmus University. Also are there lower level Universities in the city including Hogescholen are Hogeschool Rotterdam, Hogeschool Inholland and Hogeschool voor Muziek en Dans which is also known as CodArts. These Hogescholen schools award their students a Bachelors degree and Masters degree.
Around four million outsiders find their way to a diverse variety of eclectic attractions in Rotterdam every year. The town certainly has something for everyone. Those who want to rise up in the air, those who love the tiring life of the area, those want to look into the eyes of sharks, and those who are searching for the beauty of nature and an oasis of peace are sure to find right of their interest.
Begin your trip from Diegaarde Blijdrop Zoo which is among the citys top attractions. This extensive zoo exhibits the impressive sea aquarium called Oceanium, where tourists can see sharks and giant tortoises. A visit to Rotterdam would be incomplete without a visit to the 185m-high Euromast and a tour of the harbour on the Spido. Entertainment, excitement and fun for the whole family can be had at the Plaswijckpark. Plaswijckpark is surrounded by a road safety training park, extensive playground and zoo.
Architecture and Museum
Both interested visitors and specialists find what they are searching for in Rotterdam. It grabs a great deal of attention for its architecture including pre-war as well as innovative and adventurous post-war period. Since the cultural existence is vibrant in Rotterdam therefore it has a wide selection of museums in the area.
From historical treasures to contemporary art, from animals to huge ships, from architecture to photography - just about anything you can think of is on a display in the museums. Museums prominent in the region are Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, the Netherlands Architecture Institute, the Kunsthal, the Historical Museum of Rotterdam and many.
Arts and Culture
Rotterdam was regarded as European Capital of Culture in 2001. The city welcomes and provides all and sundry with its enchanting attractions and enticing amenities. It houses rich culture and performing arts scene including numerous museums, interesting art galleries, theaters, music and orchestra.
The Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and its musical director Valery Gergiev have earned worldwide fame for amazing performances. The town is home to many movie theaters and the new Luxor theatre. Pop concerts, exhibitions, sports tournaments and various other activities are organized at the Ahoy complex in the south of Rotterdam.
The town is home to the Rotterdam Academy of Fine Arts. It is currently undergoing somewhat of a renaissance, with some urban restoration projects featuring sparking nightlife, state-of-the-art architecture.
In addition, Rotterdam also anchors several summer festivals such as the Caribbean-inspired Summer Carnival, the Dance Parade, Rotterdam 666, the Metropolis pop festival and the World Harbor days in addition to the International Film Festivals.
Rotterdam doesnt lack any luster in entertainment scene. There are many excellent places featuring cultural and artistic institutions and activities in the city. Various cinema theaters and mega cinemas represent the wide perspective of cultural cinema. The city houses the popular International Film Festival Rotterdam every year.
Rotterdam has also won the Clubbing city of the Netherlands title for the explosive growth of restaurants, cafes, clubs and discotheques. The city is the cradle of dance music, and is quite evident from the top quality of dance clubs and parties. Popular places for parties encompass club Maassilo, Off Corso and Herr Zimmerman.