Rotterdam has the largest container port in Europe, and a skyline reminiscent of Manhattan. The city center was heavily damaged during World War II. Since then, Rotterdam has been constantly reinventing itself.
With its interesting skyline and hip atmosphere, the second largest city in The Netherlands is gaining in popularity as a travel destination. DW’s Eesha Kheny found out why Rotterdam is a great place for a city break.
Unusual galleries and bars are attracting more and more tourists to the Hungarian capital's Jewish quarter. Unlike Hungary's prime minister, the alternative art scene does not approve of closed borders.
On April 12 the Opera House will be reopened after a lengthy renovation. Built by famous theatre architect Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, it is one of the most spectacular buildings of European Baroque festive architecture.
The beach on the world-famous Croisette promenade is to be widened. There is fresh colour for the restaurants. The work is expected to be completed by the beginning of March and the beach will be open to tourists again.
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