In 1389 Delfshaven was created as seaport for the city of Delft for strategic reasons. More than 400 later Delfshaven became independent. It would take till 1886 when Delfshaven became part of Rotterdam. With this tour you will learn more about the fascinating history of Delfshaven and all the interesting sights. Note that Delfshaven has a famous Pilgrim Fathers history. Once fled from England, Delfshaven was the departure point for the Pilgrim Fathers to North America. From Piet Hein (a well-known Dutch admiral) to the annexation from Delfshaven and from the historical Pilgrim Fathers Church to the brewery De Pelgrim, this guided tour will show you the best of this unique old part of Rotterdam.