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Erasmus Sculpture

Grote Kerkplein, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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There you are....

Located in front of the Sint Laurenskerk and a small park, this statue was easy to find during my... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
LolaGo1
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Nice sculpture in cute little park

There is not much to say. Located right in front of the Laurenskerk, it represents the most... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Vladimir1998
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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3 Oct 2017
“There you are....”
15 Sep 2017
“Nice sculpture in cute little park”
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Grote Kerkplein, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Located in front of the Sint Laurenskerk and a small park, this statue was easy to find during my walk from the Rotterdam Centraal Station to near by attractions. Took several pictures before leaving.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

There is not much to say. Located right in front of the Laurenskerk, it represents the most acclaimed historical figure of Rotterdam - Desiderius Erasmus. The surroundings are really nice and, of course, it is well worth it to see the old church next to...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Erasmus, one of the most famous Rotterdammer ever :) The sculpture in itself is nice and simple but the surroundings do not participate to its enhancement, that's a shame... Altough, if you go to Little V, a yummy vietnamese restaurant on the plaza, make sure...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Erasmus and Rotterdam, it couldn't be separated from each other. This statue is the oldest bronze statue in the Netherlands. You can't miss it when you're walk in this area, near "Sint-Laurenskerk"

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Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a very good statue that towers above you, it was originally unveiled in 1622. Erasmus was a son of Rotterdam. However, the sculpture is made more interesting by the number of times it has been moved and the fact that it survived the...More

Thank bsandrs
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

The famous 16th century philosopher Erasmus and Rotterdam have a special bond. Indeed, his full name was "Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam". Think of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam with the world famous medical faculty; the striking Erasmus Bridge (the Swan) and for a while a...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

The sculpture is ( as far as we know) the oldest bronze sculpture in the Netherlands. It was made in 1622, has been moved since than several times, and is now back very near (appr. 100 mtr) to the place where he was born in...More

1  Thank fmoreijn
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