The city is situated in the western part of the Netherlands, near the sea.  The Rotterdam - the Hague Airport is very close, a lot of budget flights depart from here. By train it is 30 to 60 minutes to Schiphol, the airport form Amsterdam, depending on the type of train you take.

Rotterdam is a modern city, with a big harbor and a lot of interesting architecture and a lot of water. 

 

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