Kijk-Kubus (Show-Cube), Rotterdam
(2.8/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
Designed to resemble an "urban forest" in which the top of each house represents a tree, Kijk-Kubus (Show-Cube) serves today as the display piece for one of Holland's most unorthodox buildings. The brainchild of architect Piet Blom, the housing unit was constructed in 1977 and has since become a recognizable landmark of modern Rotterdam. Visit the museum house and wander through the living quarters, spread out across three stories and complete with angled windows and oddly-shaped floor plans. Despite the unusual visual appearance within, the cube has many ordinary furnishings intended to demonstrate that life within could still be perfectly normal. You can easily access the houses by subway, as they sit above the Blaak station. To visit Kijk-Kubus (Show-Cube) and get the most from your holiday in Rotterdam, create itinerary details personal to you using our Rotterdam itinerary builder.
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  • The houses, or cubic cubes are a significant symbol of the city. Are 38 houses on pillars near the city's port. Each House represents a tree with trunk and canopy, and all the houses together represent a forest. It's like a village within a city. Each House has 100 square meters and internally each has 3 different levels. All the houses are occupied and one of them houses the Museum KIJK KUBUS, which can be visited between 11 and 17 hours. The cube houses there is a youth hostel with 50 rooms.
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  • 鹿特丹的現代建築方塊屋是一個標誌性的房子, 只有其中一部份向公衆開放,立方塊建造的時候是一振奮人心的創舉, 而且你只要去了幾分鐘就可以讓你感受一下生活在一個立方體的奇特感覺,我會推薦你可以至少花一些時間在那裏. 
  • Intetessante place. There are some shops, ateliers, bookstores, among others in these houses of different format. Offers a beautiful view to the aunda old port.
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