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A beautiful area of the city, with villa neighbourhoods filled with beautiful old buildings. It’s also the place where lots of students live, as Kralingen is the home of the Erasmus University.

For a drink or bite, you’ll find multiple pubs and restaurants on the Oudedijk and Oostzeedijk.

Kralingen is also the home of the beautiful botanical gardens Arboretum Trompenburg, as well as the Kralingse Bos; the backyard of Rotterdam with a big lake in the middle.