Kralingen Lake - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Kralingen Lake, 3062 Rotterdam, Netherlands
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About Kralingen Lake
Kralingen Lake is a body of water of approximately 100 hectares, which is used for small water sports and sport fishing. There are five water sports associations, such as the Rotterdamsche Zeilvereeniging RZV, Koninklijke Roei- en Zeilvereniging De Maas , Boudewina and the Kralingsche Zeil Club . The first association that organized water sports in the lake was Zeilvereeniging Kralingen in 1908, later merged into the Water Sports Association Rotterdam .
Attractions Near Kralingen Lake
Trompenburg Arboretum is a tree and plant garden on the Honingerdijk in the South Holland city of Rotterdam . The park covers an area of eight hectares . The park contains approximately 4000 different species of trees, shrubs and perennials. A new entrance building was opened in 1996. Due to its design, the former country estate gives the visitor the impression of a walking park rather than a 'collection of trees'. Trompenburg is affiliated with the Dutch Association of Botanical Gardens .
Cube houses are a set of innovative houses built in Helmond and Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The central idea of the cube houses around the world is mainly optimizing the space, as a house, to a better distribution of the rooms inside. It is designed by architect Piet Blom and based on the concept of "living as an urban roof": high density housing with sufficient space on the ground level.
Grote of Sint-Laurenskerk is a Protestant church in Rotterdam. It is the only remnant of the medieval city of Rotterdam.The church was built between 1449 and 1525.This basilica was the first all stone building in Rotterdam. Many important events took place here.
The Markthal is a residential and office building with a market hall underneath, located in Rotterdam. The building was opened on October 1, 2014, by Queen Máxima of the Netherlands. Besides the large market hall, the complex houses 228 apartments, 4,600 m2 retail space, 1,600 m2 horeca and an underground 4-storey parking garage with a capacity of over 1200 cars.
The city hall on Coolsingel in Rotterdam was built between 1914 and 1920 to a design by Henri Evers. It is one of the few buildings in the center of Rotterdam that survived the bombing of 14 May 1940. It has a floor area of 86 by 106 meters and is built around a large courtyard with two passages on both sides to the Stadhuisstraat and the Doelwater. The bell tower is 71 meters high and stands above the main hall. Atop the tower is the statue of a golden angel of peace by sculptor Johan Keller.
The World Trade Center Rotterdam is located on Coolsingel , Beursplein , Rode Zand and Meent in the center of Rotterdam . It is a business center in Rotterdam with approximately 200 offices and various facilities such as a conference center. The main building is 93 meters high. World Trade Center Rotterdam has the status of a national monument.
Where is Kralingen Lake
Discover More Attractions in South Holland, Where Kralingen Lake Is Located
South Holland is a province of the Netherlands with a population of over 3.7 million. Its capital city is The Hague, but its largest city is Rotterdam. Not only is the province a popular tourist destination, but it also happens to be one of the most densely populated and industrialized areas of the world.