Audio tour

Audio tourRotterdam, city of marines

Only in English

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  1. Audio tour Summary
  2. Audio tour Summary

    The Marine Corps and the city of Rotterdam are closely connected. In this audio tour you will discover traces of the marines in Rotterdam. Marines are sea soldiers. Traditionally they are being deployed to fight on ships, to attack coastal areas from a ship or to do battle ashore. Ever since their origin in 1665 they have been fighting worldwide. For the Republic of The Netherlands and its trade interests but nowadays also for peace and safety in the world. 

    Start tour:  Mariniersmuseum, Wijnhaven 7-13, Rotterdam
    End tour:   Van Ghent kazerne, Toepad 120, Rotterdam

  3. 1 Mariniersmuseum
  4. 2 The White House (het Witte Huis)
  5. 3 The battle of Maasbruggen
  6. 4 Stuck under the former Willemsbrug
  7. 5 Mariniersweg
  8. 6 Pictures of Oostplein
  9. 7 The marines monument on Oostplein
  10. 8 Rowing the sloops in Boerengat
  11. 9 Pijperstraat
  12. 10 Tamboerstraat
  13. 11 Schuttersveld
  14. 12 Military field of honour Cemetery Crooswijk
  1. Audio tour Summary

    The Marine Corps and the city of Rotterdam are closely connected. In this audio tour you will discover traces of the marines in Rotterdam. Marines are sea soldiers. Traditionally they are being deployed to fight on ships, to attack coastal areas from a ship or to do battle ashore. Ever since their origin in 1665 they have been fighting worldwide. For the Republic of The Netherlands and its trade interests but nowadays also for peace and safety in the world. 

    Start tour:  Mariniersmuseum, Wijnhaven 7-13, Rotterdam
    End tour:   Van Ghent kazerne, Toepad 120, Rotterdam

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  • AJ

    5 out of 5 rating 09-26-2017

    very nice stories!