The Cube Houses, Rotterdam

The Cube Houses, Rotterdam

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Overview

Rotterdam is known for its innovative architecture. The Cube Houses (Kubuswoningen) are a perfect example of modern architecture.

Designed by the Dutch architect Piet Blom, this buildings stands apart as its homes are literally cubes, tilted over by 45 degrees. With their unique cube-shaped upper stories, this block of houses is clearly visible as you walk through the Old Harbor. 

One of the cubes, the Show Cube Museum (Kijk-Kubus), is open for visitors and explains the design and history of the buildings. You can also spend a night in the cube if you like.

Country

Netherlands

Approx. Duration

Less than an hour

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – High

Local Currency

Euro

Price Level

Min. Price

Free

Address

Overblaak 70, 3011 MH Rotterdam, Netherlands

Spoken Languages

Dutch (official language), Frisian is spoken in the northern province of Friesland. English, German and French are widely spoken.

Recommended Age

Kids, Teens, Adults, Seniors

Pricing Details

Free

Electricity

230 volts AC, 50Hz. Plugs with two round pins are standard

Safety


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