Rotterdam, the Netherlands Summary Starting as a dam constructed in 1270 on the Rotte River, Rotterdam grew into a major international commercial centre. Map Show options Hide options Additional options Avoid highways Avoid tolls KM Miles Get Directions Print Directions Referring entries Introduction – Part I Further reading Wikipedia entry on Rotterdam Sources Background from Wikipedia Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.