Netherland's second-largest city after Amsterdam, Rotterdam is located in Western Netherlands, on the banks of the New Meuse river and flanks either side of the futuristic Erasmusbrug. As Europe's largest port, Rotterdam has a rich maritime legacy that can be traced back centuries. The city is a favorite with ex-pats and boasts a varied multi-ethnic community. With a burgeoning art and design scene, Rotterdam is home to a number of excellent museums and innovative architecture that's best highlighted by landmarks like the De Marktha the iconic De Rotterdam building, and weird and wonderful Cube Houses that line the waterfront. A city on the rise, Rotterdam offers an eclectic blend of nightlife, culture, and entertainment for every traveler.