Things to do in Erasmusbrug
The Erasmus Bridge is one of Holland’s most famous bridges featuring a one-armed pylon extending into the sky with steel cables crossing the 800-meters long bridge. Designed by Ben van Berkel and opened in 1996the Erasmusbrug is a must-see icon in the city. Lovingly nicknamed The Swan by locals due to its particular shape, it extends over the River Nieuwe Maas merging the north and the south halves of the city.
Hop on a bike and explore the unique architecture of the bridge on a tour through Rotterdam’s city center, crossing the waters from the futuristic Kop van Zuid neighborhood to the historic Delfshaven.
Celebrate Rotterdam's famous harbor on the Erasmus Bridge during the World Port Days. Experience Holland’s largest running event, the Marathon of Rotterdam, which includes the Erasmus Bridge as part of its itinerary. But that’s not all, the bridge has been part of Hollywood movie shoots as well as dance events, Red Bull Air Races and was featured in the Tour de France cycling race.
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