Second World War Walking Tour - Price per Group

2 hr

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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...
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.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Stop At: The Destroyed City, Plein 1940, 3011 Rotterdam The Netherlands

The most important war memorial.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brandgrens, Hofdijk 651, 3032 CG Rotterdam The Netherlands

The Fire Boundary

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: City Hall Rotterdam, Coolsingel 40, 3011 AD Rotterdam The Netherlands

The building which survived the bombing.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lijnbaan, 3012 Rotterdam The Netherlands

One of the biggest accomplishments of the Reconstruction Period.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk, Grotekerkplein 27, 3011 GC Rotterdam The Netherlands

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

Duration: 10 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Bottled water
  • Rotterdam City Map
  • Snacks - Rotterdam local candy
Not Included
Departure Point
1: Rotterdam Centraal, Stationsplein 2, 3013 AJ Rotterdam, Netherlands
2: Very Italian Pizza, Blaak 31, 3011 GA Rotterdam, Netherlands
Return Details
1: Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk, Grotekerkplein 27, 3011 GC Rotterdam, Netherlands
2: Rotterdam Centraal, Stationsplein 2, 3013 AJ Rotterdam, Netherlands
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.