Witte de Withstraat Street, Rotterdam

Witte de Withstraat Street, Rotterdam (must see)

Witte de Withstraat Street is a trendy street filled with bars, restaurants, cultural centers, and art galleries. The street was named after Witte Cornelisz de With, who was a Dutch naval officer and led many colonial expeditions in the 1600s.

Eatery Bazar is one of Rotterdam's most vibrant and popular restaurants and offers affordable meals. Vivu serves Vietnamese cuisine, and Olivia serves fabulous Italian far. Bagel Bakery is your stop for a casual bagel. Ter Marsch & Co is known to serve the Netherlands's best hamburger.

For a coffee break, check out the Hopper Coffee & Bakery, voted the Netherlands's best coffee bar. Lonely Planet named Cafe De Witte Aap 2009's best bar in the world, and it's a must-see. Cafe De Witte is small, but it's full of character and charm. Stop by for a coffee or enjoy a beer on the heated terrace. The Nieuw Rotterdams Cafe is another hotspot.

The street also has several boutiques and shops. Betsy Palmer is a well-known shoe shop, and RSI The Attraction offers adventure outfitting.

While walking Witte de Withstraat Street, check out the various art galleries. Galerie Ecce offers contemporary art, and Galerie van Eijk features modern art, ceramics, and sculptures. Witte de With Contemporary offers an international collection of modern and contemporary art. In addition to the art galleries, visitors will find stunning art murals in connecting side streets.

Witte de Withstraat Street is home to a lively nightlife scene, where visitors can party until the morning hours.

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Sight Name: Witte de Withstraat Street
Sight Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands (See walking tours in Rotterdam)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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