• Duration: 1,3 hour
  • Easy
  • eTicket

  • Meet on location
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Description

Play a city game where you will follow clues to discover Rotterdam’s mesmerizing skyscrapers, modern buildings, and bridges, as well as the stories behind them. 

You will learn about the vision that fueled Rotterdam’s rapid architectural transformation after the city’s bombing in the Second World War, the story of the many Europeans who traveled through Rotterdam to New York, and walk across the city’s iconic bridges.

Are you ready to explore Rotterdam’s sky-high landmarks?

Highlights:

❏ Discover the city’s rich architectural heritage and Rotterdam’s vision behind it.

❏ Find out the stories of the skyscrapers scattered across Kop van Zuid.

❏ Learn about the similarities between Rotterdam and New York.

❏ Stroll along the Erasmus Bridge and the Willems Bridge, and visit the Montevideo, New Orleans, and the Red Apple.

❏ Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, an outdoor escape game, and a treasure hunt.

Itinerary

Erasmus Bridge

Erasmusbrug is a combined cable-stayed and bascule bridge, construction began in 1986 and was completed in 1996. It crosses the Nieuwe Maas in the centre of Rotterdam, connecting the north and south parts of this city, second largest in the Netherlands. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Cruise Terminal Rotterdam

The Rotterdam Cruise Terminal is a building on the Wilhelmina Pier, Rotterdam. The Cruise Terminal served as the arrival and departure point of Holland America Line and is considered part of the city’s social and industrial heritage.

The Cruise Terminal is still used by large passenger vessels that visit Rotterdam. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

De Rotterdam

De Rotterdam is a building on the Wilhelminapier in Rotterdam, designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in 1998. The complex is located between the KPN Tower and Rotterdam Cruise Terminal and was finalized at the end of 2013. 

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Hotel New York

Hotel New York is a hotel in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, based in the former office building of the Holland America Lines. It was used as temporary accommodation for European emigres in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: "Often, package deals were available which would combine a train ticket, hotel accommodation and passage over the oceans." Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Montevideo

Montevideo is a 43-storey, 139.5 m residential skyscraper on the river Nieuwe Maas in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The Montevideo logo on the roof is an 8 by 8 m letter "M" which brings the tower's total height to 152.3 m. The logo is also designed to be a giant wind vane.

Maastoren

The Maastoren is with its height of 165 meters the tallest building in the Netherlands. The office building is situated on the bank of the Nieuwe Maas, after which the building is named, in the neighborhood Kop van Zuid in the South Holland city of Rotterdam. 

Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

De Hef

De Hef is the popular name of the Koningshavenbrug , a railway lift bridge over the Koningshaven in Rotterdam that has been out of service for rail traffic since 24 September 1993. 

The bridge formed part of the Breda - Rotterdam railway line. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Willemsbrug

The Willemsbrug is a bridge next to the Erasmusbrug in the centre of Rotterdam, spanning the Nieuwe Maas. It links the northern part of the city with the Noordereiland and the district of Feijenoord. The bridge was completed in 1981, designed by C. Veerling and named after King Willem III of the Netherlands. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

The Red Apple

The Red Apple is a 40-storey, 124-metre residential skyscraper on Wijnhaven Island in Rotterdam, Netherlands, designed by KCAP Architects & Planners and Jan des Bouvrie. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

Centrale Bibliotheek Rotterdam

In 1869 , the foundation for the current Library is laid by archivist JH Scheffer. From 1891 , Museum Boymans offered the possibility for everyone to consult books twice a week. 

Thanks to the efforts of librarian Gerrit van Rijn, this possibility existed 7 days a week from 1902 . In 1907 the former Municipal Library was given its own accommodation on the Van Hogendorpsplein. Here you will have to look around to find the answer to our challenge to advance to the new location and learn the story of this place.

What's included

  • Full flexibility: start at any hour, take a break at any time and resume later
  • This tour is always available to book. We are open 24/7, every day of the week.
  • This is the safest tour you can book: private, no human contact, you will avoid crowds.
  • Play offline: you DON'T NEED an internet connection to play this city game

What's excluded

  • A physical tour guide

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • IMPORTANT! To start the game, please contact us here: https://www.tidio.com/talk/questo, and give us your email address in order to unlock the activity for you.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
  • Cancellation fee of 0% if cancelled 1000 days or less before departure

Categories

  • CULTURAL AND THEME TOURS
  • WALKING TOUR

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