Stedenprints Rotterdam: Euromast

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De Euromast in Rotterdam

‘’Euromast Rotterdam wall decoration - Walljar

The Euromast is a tower in the Dutch city of Rotterdam. At 185 metres, it has been the tallest tower in the Netherlands open to the public for the past 60 years. In the Euromast there is the opportunity to eat, spend the night and abseil from the tower. With the painting of the Euromast on the wall you can enjoy one of the most recognizable buildings in the skyline of Rotterdam. Show that you appreciate Rotterdam with a beautiful photo of the Euromast on the wall.

History of the Euromast

This iconic building was opened on 25 March 1960 on the occasion of the Floriade, a flower and horticultural exhibition held in the park next to the Euromast. It was designed by the architect H.A. Maaskant and contractor J.P. van Eesteren. The tower had to represent a ship's mast with a bridge and a crow's nest. The tower was given a replica of a ship's bridge at a height of 32 meters. In the crow's nest (at a height of 100 meters) is a restaurant. In 2004 the Euromast was given a new look, thanks to Hotel New York Group everything but the view changed. The restaurant got a new interior, making it a unique restaurant on a unique location in Rotterdam. In the first ten years more than 6 million visitors came to the Euromast to enjoy the view, when the weather is clear there is a view up to 30 kilometers away.

The view tower called Euromast originates from the word: 'Euro', because Rotterdam is in the heart of the Euromarkt area and 'mast', because not only the Dutch know what that is, but the countries England, Germany, Sweden, Norway and Denmark also write mast.

Space Tower

In the sixties the Euromast was the tallest building in Rotterdam with a height of 100 meters (excluding flagpole of 15 meters high). At the time, this was enough to tower above the skyline of the Maasstad. But Rotterdam's pride was overtaken on the left and right by other buildings. In 1970 the Euromast struck back. With the installation of the Space Tower, eighty-five meters were added. This made the Euromast the highest building in Rotterdam.

Architecture of the Euromast

The Euromast is part of the World Federations of Great Towers (WFGT), this means that the tower is one of the 37 most beautiful and highest towers in the world. A number of other towers include the Eiffel Tower, the Burj Khalifa and the Empire State Building. The Euromast, with 185 meters as the tallest building in the Netherlands, has a number of striking features:
- A tower made of concrete with a diameter of 9 meters (inside).
- A wall thickness of 30 cm.
- A foundation consisting of 131 concrete piles, on which a block of 1,900,000 kilos rests so the center of gravity lies under the ground for maximum stability.
- An elevator that goes up with 4 meters per second. (in 30 sec at 100 m)
- The crow's nest is a steel construction of 240,000 kilos.


Activities in the Euromast

In addition to the watchtower and a restaurant, there are a number of other activities taking place in the Euromast. For example, you can rent rooms for parties or meetings. You can get married in the Euromast and there are two exclusive suites where you can spend the night. In addition, you can enjoy a beautiful view in the 'De Euroscoop'. The rotating panoramic lift takes you to a height of 185 meters. There is the possibility to abseil from the Euromast at an altitude of 100 meters. There is a treasure hunt for children and a guided tour for adults.

Specifications of the prints

The design of the Euromast is available in different colours including blue, grey, green, orange and red. You can choose from the material canvas or plexiglass, these materials are available in different sizes:

- Canvas
30 x 40 cm, 40 x 60 cm, 60 x 90 cm, 75 x 100 cm, 80 x 120 cm.

  • Plexiglas
    30 x 40 cm, 40 x 60 cm, 60 x 90 cm, 75 x 100 cm, 80 x 120 cm, 120 x 180 cm, 180 x 240 cm.

    The prints are printed in the Netherlands according to the highest quality standards. We work with partners who consider quality to be of the highest standard.

Inspiration

Are you looking for wall decoration for your (home) office, bedroom or living room? The design of the Euromast is not only impressive in real life but also certainly as a painting on the wall. Would you like this artwork on the walls have hung then you can print the Euromast buy online. Also read more about Rotterdam or check out our Rotterdam collection.

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