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Address: Geldersekade 1C, 3011 WB Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 010-4142142
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Rotterdam's White House (Witte Huis) was the tallest office-building in...

Rotterdam's White House (Witte Huis) was the tallest office-building in Europe when it was built in 1898, and one of the few buildings in the center of town that survived the bombing raid on May 14,1940 during World War II.

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More traditional building, in a cool area

Compared to the other buildings in Rotterdam, this one is pretty traditional, not as "crazy" as the others. Still beautiful though, located in a cool area, near water, bars and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Compared to the other buildings in Rotterdam, this one is pretty traditional, not as "crazy" as the others. Still beautiful though, located in a cool area, near water, bars and restaurants.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The history of this building is special. Very good photo motive.Like the restaurant at the ground.From there you have a great walk to the maritime museeum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing survival during WW2. Nice old harbour area, old shipyards, docks, bridges and virtually CBD. Blaak station nearby, a few water side café s .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This tall building now used as a office building survived the war and was build in the late 1800's. You can take an elevator to the top and have a great view of the city

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bradford
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Stopped here after visiting the Dutch Marines museum. It was filled with locals. The beer was good and the staff friendly what is not to like.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

One of the landmarks for the old harbour. It houses a bar & restaurant on its bottom floor but looks empty above that. Shame really but a nice photo opportunity none the less as it an iconic building: the first skyscraper in Europe !

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Special architecture that marks the beginning of the "skyscraper-era" in Europe. Nice building in a very nice area with so much to see!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

This is one of the oldest buildings in Rotterdam, that survived the second world war, not the oldest though. Still as it was built in 1897 it is old and a nice monument to see... also in combination with the newer skyscrapers behind it. When it was built it was the first skyscraper in the Netherland and Europe... however when... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Amazing to see obne of the original buildings in Rotterdam as most blitzt in the war sadly I am so impressed taking the husband back to see in May l

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

It is a very beautiful place to go it looks like a castle on the inside and outside it is a family fun place to go

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