Erasmus Bridge Rotterdam, connecting piece of architecture

Erasmus Bridge Rotterdam a.k.a. The SwanThe Erasmus bridge across the New Meuse river is Hollands second largest bridge (802 meters). 

DJ Tiësto and Tour de France

This combined cable-stayed – and bascule bridge, designed by architect Ben van Berkel, connects the north – and south bank of Rotterdam. It is often part of festivities and events. In 2005, it served as a backdrop for a performance by DJ Tiësto, in 2010 it was the official Tour de France starting point. Every New Year’s Eve residents gather around the bridge for a  astonishing fireworks show.

Desiderius Erasmus Bridge

The bridge was named after Desiderius Erasmus, a prominent 15th century philosopher, theologian and humanist, born in Rotterdam.

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Read more about this bridge on Wikipedia.
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