Westerkade Rotterdam

Image by Jose van der Plaat

Westerkade – A forgotten boulevard

A couple of friends of mine expected this place to be crowded, full of bars and other stuff that draw people’s attention. Now, some years later… nothing’s changed. It is still a relatively quiet, peaceful walk along the river Maas. Most people stop wandering around after they have passed the Veerhaven, a beautiful small harbour filled with some good looking boats. From the Veerhaven you can also jump on a small water cab and take a fast ride across the river.

The Westerkade is a small strip that takes you from the Veerhaven to the park. In the park you can also find the Euromast, once the tallest building of the country, now a tall building like many others.

Take a seat on one of the many benches located along the riverside and enjoy the boats passing by. If the weather allows, you can also take off your shoes and paddle a bit in the river at the spot where a small inlet is created. Please don’t try to go swimming, that can be pretty dangerous.


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Westerkade, Rotterdam

Opening Times

24 hours daily
Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)