Dordrecht is a Dutch city close to Rotterdam. The city has quite a history and, as usual in the Netherlands, there is the well preserved historic center, with all the old buildings, brimming with modern live; and on the other hand around that and partly in-between there is the modern city. But however modern Dutch cities may be modernity needs the past. Maybe that's what keeps the Dutch rolling.
You won't find much information in the travel guides about Dordrecht. What is available is something about history, about the Dordrecht declaration of the reformed church. The latter is well important but does not help you planning your travel.
You can go about town and look intensely at every angle and every spot that hits your interest.
In this blog we will include more detail over the time to provide more reliable information for the traveller.
Map and Route planer for Dordrecht
Dordrecht ist virtually sitting on an island within the river Rhine Delta. Actually Rhine, Maas and Schelde form this huge Delta. The Rhine coming out of Germany and into The Netherlands where it becomes the Waal. The Waal eventually splits into several arms called Waal and Nederrijn and near Arnhem also brances off as Ijssel. The main stream branches off into several arms called Boven Merwede, Beneden Merwede, Noord River, Nieuwe Maas, Het Scheur and Nieuwe Waterweg. The middle flow Nederrijn later changes into Lek and Oude Maas. The estuary has its largest expansion from the North at Hoik van Holland down to Bergen op Zoom.