Rotterdam is a young, dynamic, international city with a passionately beating heart. The city keeps reinventing itself at a rapid pace while continuously redefining and expanding its already impressive skyline.
In 2014 Rotterdam was featured by Rough Guides and the New York Times as a city that you must visit. Both lists praise Rotterdam highly, not the least for its architecture. Additionally Rotterdam was named European City of the Year in 2015. The award is given out annually and covers a number of social, economic and environmental factors, including good governance and commercial success.
In 26 minutes the high-speed train brings you to Rotterdam Central Station from Schiphol International Airport. Amsterdam Central Station is 40 minutes travel. Despite its cosmopolitan style and facilities, Rotterdam’s inner city is compact. The convention centers, a large number of hotels, nightlife, shopping area, museums are within walking distance from each other.