Hillegersberg-Schiebroek: Rotterdam's picturesque leafy district

Hillegersberg-Schiebroek: Rotterdam's picturesque leafy district

Photo credit: Dennis Wisse. 
Hillegersberg-Schiebroek is a peaceful district in the northern part of Rotterdam, known for its village-like atmosphere, beautiful green spaces, and charming residential areas. The district is an ideal destination for those seeking a quiet retreat from the city's hustle and bustle.


The history of Hillegersberg-Schiebroek dates back to the Middle Ages when it was established as two separate villages. Over time, the area was incorporated into Rotterdam and has since evolved into a popular residential district.

Landmarks and Attractions

Hillegersberg-Schiebroek boasts several picturesque lakes, such as the Bergse Plassen and Kralingse Plas, offering opportunities for water sports and leisure activities. The district is also home to the historic Hillegersberg Church and the Plaswijckpark, a popular family attraction.

Housing Market

The housing market in Hillegersberg-Schiebroek offers a diverse range of options, from charming villas to modern apartments. Property prices and rental rates in the district tend to be higher compared to other areas in Rotterdam due to its desirable location and peaceful atmosphere.

Shopping and Entertainment

Hillegersberg-Schiebroek features a variety of shops, boutiques, and markets, catering to the needs of local residents. The district also offers several entertainment options, including cinemas, theaters, and sports facilities.

Going Out

The dining scene in Hillegersberg-Schiebroek is diverse, with numerous restaurants, cafes, and bars offering a wide range of cuisines. From cozy bistros to elegant dining establishments, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this tranquil district.

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