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Cultural capital of Europe in 2002, Rotterdam is a unique city of Holland, and offers surprising tourist attractions that transform into an ideal destiny for vacations full of entertainment and diversion.

Rotterdam, zoo blijdorp, oceanium

Oceanium zoo Blijdorp, in Rotterdam.

The zoo of Blijdorp is one of the visited places more of Rotterdam. The most fantastic animal are organized by continents here. Inaugurated in the year 2000, Oceanium is the newest part the zoo. It guides the visitors from the Island of the Birds in Scotland, through ocean floor to observe the sharks and pulpy that live there, to Central America and the Caribbean region, with butterflies and flowers of surprising and stirring beauty. During the days of bad weather he is even very advisable to visit the Zoo Blijdorp, that counts on numerous covered facilities.

In Blaak is a complex of 38 cubical houses, designed by Piet Blom, that were constructed between years 1982 and 1984. One was an order of the department of municipal architecture of the city, that ordered to him that “it furnished? a pedestrian bridge.

Cubical Rotterdam, houses

Cubical houses, in Rotterdam.

With the aim of creating a town inside a city, Blom it projected his cubical houses as if one was an abstract tree and the total complex was a forest. Thus, a cubical house brings to the mind the idea of a cabin located in the glass of a tree, since no of its sides affirms on the ground, but one of to its maintains them vertices.

While the inhabited houses are in the floors superiors, the ground floor always is dedicated to commerce, stores, a school and a part of games. About is Het Potlood - the Pencil, a residential building there also work of Blom.

Practical information on the zoological one of Blijdorp

  • Address: Blijdorplaan 8, 3041 JG Rotterdam.
  • Schedules: of the 25 of March to the 31 of October, Monday to Sunday, 09:00 to 18:00 hs. ; of 1º of November to the 31 of December, Monday to Saturday of 09:00 to 17:00 and Sundays until the 18:00 hs.

Practical information on the cubical houses

  • Address: Overblaak 70, Rotterdam.

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