1. The village and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kinderdijk (30 minutes from central Rotterdam) is the largest concentration of old windmills in the Netherlands. 19 of the still operating mills line the canals, many dating to the 18th century and open to visitors.
2. The Sonneveld House Museum, built in 1933, is one of the best-preserved examples of the Nieuwe Bouwen architectural style, the Dutch branch of the International School of Modernism.
3. Originally part of a 19th-century family estate, the tranquil Trompenburg Arboretum was planted as an English country garden and now boasts over 4,000 trees, bushes and perennials, a rose garden, aviary and cacti glasshouse.
4. Housed in a Modernist villa in the Museum Park, the Chabot Museum is dedicated to the Dutch painter and sculptor Hendrik “Henk” Chabot, one of Holland's most important Expressionist figures.
5. The Lantaren Venster is a 1940s art-house cinema, which was rehoused to a chic glass and wood building on the Wilhemina pier in 2010. It offers an eclectic mix of old and current art-house films as well as live comedy, theatre and jazz performances.