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"Beurs - World Trade Center" Top 5 Page for this destination Street Scenes, Sights, and Art Tip by Airpunk

Street Scenes, Sights, and Art, Rotterdam: 83 reviews and 141 photos

  Beurs - World Trade Center
by Airpunk

This new stock exchange and conference center was built after WWII, replacing a predecessor building. The first Rotterdam Beurs dates back to 1598 and has only little to do with today’s sykscraper. The eliptical tower, the best-known part of this complex, was inaugurated in 1987. It has a height of 93 meters.
The statue in the entrance is the one of Gijsbert Karel van Hogendorp. He was a famous lawyer, a conservative politician and one of the fathers of the new dutch constitution of 1815.

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  • Written Feb 10, 2007
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