City Hall on the Coolsingel in Rotterdam was built between 1914 and 1920 to a design by Henri Evers. It is one of the few buildings in the center of Rotterdam that survived the bombing on May 14, 1940. Discover the history of Rotterdam during this unique tour! Some rooms are used every day for weddings because of its beautiful architecture and romantic courtyard.
Inside the City Hall of Rotterdam
The tour will be given by the hosts of City Hall. They are familiar with all the ins and outs and will show you some impressive rooms, such as the main hall, the civic, the courtyard, the wedding rooms, corridors and council chamber.
The Rotterdam City Hall was built at the Coolsingel 40 in 1914-1920 to a design by architect Prof. Henri Evers. The town hall has a floor area of 86 by 106 meters and is built around a large courtyard flanked by two passes to the Town Hall Street and the Target Water. Evers assumed a Beaux-Arts style with Byzantine, Romanesque and Art Deco influences. The monument survived the bombing of May 1940, partly because the Germans were based in the town hall. In and around the town are several sculptures are all donated.
The Town Hall was built in neo-Renaissance style with neo-Romanesque and neo-Byzantine influences. The monument is symmetrical in design with a central entrance. In total, the town hall occupies an area of 86 by 106 meters.
This tour will be organized with a minimum of 5 participants.
The tour takes about an hour and can take pictures.
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