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Hidden Gems of Kralingen: Activities, Parks & Nature - Together In Transit
Kralingen is a vibrant and cosy neighbourhood in the Netherlands. Since the city of Rotterdam is becoming ever more popular among tourists, I wanted to focus on this neighbourhood to highlight the hidden gems of Kralingen. This peaceful location is worth a visit to experience the nature, some activities or some fitness in the park. Where is Kralingen? Well you first need to think of the Netherlands. Kralingen is a neighbourhood in the city of Rotterdam, just east of the city center. In 1895 the village of Kralingen merged with the modern city of Rotterdam. Compared to the city, many houses were constructed before 1960 with only around half of them being affected by the bombs during WW2. This location used to be where all the rich residents would live in the city (and many still do!). These days, Kralingen is also a vibrant location for students, as it is the closest neighbourhood to the Erasmus University and Rotterdam Business School. Things To Do In Kralingen Trompenburg Botanical Gardens One of my favourite hidden gems in Rotterdam are the Trompenburg Botanical Gardens. This is at the top of my hidden gems of Kralingen list as even many Dutchies do not know about this place! They …