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Private Guided Tour of Center and Prehistoric Antiquities Museum with Art Historian in Leiden
"Meet your professional experienced guide at 10:15am and start your tour in the inner courtyard of the central courtyard of the RMO Museum of Antiquities. This hall opens at 10am every day except on Mondays. Your guide will tell you stories of how art objects functioned in the cultures of Greece Rome and during Dutch prehistory. He will also explain the manner of acquiring these magnificent art objects. Enjoy a little coffee break inside the museum hall or outside in the old cafes in the city center (on your own expense). you may make your choice of ONE of the great local museums: Seventeenth Century paintings in the Lakenhal; Medical history in the Boerhaave museum or to see extensive exhibitions of world cultures in the Ethnology (Volkenkunde) museum. Alternatively if a large quiet garden is preferred you can also visit the Botanical garden. All of these institutions are rooted in the age-old Leiden University centered on Rapenburg Canal."""
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Private Guided Tour of Center and Prehistoric Antiquities Museum with Art Historian in Leiden
"Meet your professional experienced guide at 10:15am and start your tour in the inner courtyard of the central courtyard of the RMO Museum of Antiquities. This hall opens at 10am every day except on Mondays. Your guide will tell you stories of how art objects functioned in the cultures of Greece Rome and during Dutch prehistory. He will also explain the manner of acquiring these magnificent art objects. Enjoy a little coffee break inside the museum hall or outside in the old cafes in the city center (on your own expense). you may make your choice of ONE of the great local museums: Seventeenth Century paintings in the Lakenhal; Medical history in the Boerhaave museum or to see extensive exhibitions of world cultures in the Ethnology (Volkenkunde) museum. Alternatively if a large quiet garden is preferred you can also visit the Botanical garden. All of these institutions are rooted in the age-old Leiden University centered on Rapenburg Canal."""
From EUR300.00
 
Private Guided Tour of Center and Prehistoric Antiquities Museum with Art Historian in Leiden
"Meet your professional experienced guide at 10:15am and start your tour in the inner courtyard of the central courtyard of the RMO Museum of Antiquities. This hall opens at 10am every day except on Mondays. Your guide will tell you stories of how art objects functioned in the cultures of Greece Rome and during Dutch prehistory. He will also explain the manner of acquiring these magnificent art objects. Enjoy a little coffee break inside the museum hall or outside in the old cafes in the city center (on your own expense). you may make your choice of ONE of the great local museums: Seventeenth Century paintings in the Lakenhal; Medical history in the Boerhaave museum or to see extensive exhibitions of world cultures in the Ethnology (Volkenkunde) museum. Alternatively if a large quiet garden is preferred you can also visit the Botanical garden. All of these institutions are rooted in the age-old Leiden University centered on Rapenburg Canal."""
From EUR300.00

More Things to Do in Leiden

Herengracht

We turned back after a lovely lunch (see Restaurant tips) and turned left onto Herengracht where I made this photo of the Oude Rijn again.
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Jul 27, 2003

Haven 40a

That's where I lived, above the Italian restaurant Porto Pino (although I can't remember if it was there when I lived there in 1982/1983).At the right you can just make out the Zijlpoort.
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Jul 27, 2003

A glance back along Oude Rijn

Before we turned left onto Pelikaanstraat to go back along Haarlemmerstraat, I looked back and took a general photo of the Oude Rijn.
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ATLC
Jul 27, 2003

Haarlemmerstraat

You'll find info on shopping in the Haarlemmerstraat in my Shopping Tips.We walked down the whole length of it towards my later home when I returned to live in Leiden in 1982.
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Jul 27, 2003

Harbour

Along Galgewater lie many ships and of course I couldn't neglect the fact that this ship was from Rotterdam.It's called Hoop op Behoud (Hope for safety).
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ATLC
Jul 27, 2003

Roundtrip by boat...

Roundtrip by boat (Spido-Company).Departure from the city-centre of Rotterdam, to the biggest port of the world.
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Kozzmozz
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Museums

Leiden does have the nickname of Museum Town so there are plenty of them to see. I only went to see the one but for anyone who is interested in that sort of stuff, it's definitely worth checking out. ...
Aphrodite21
Aug 25, 2002

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"Home"
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"Rembrandt, Boerhaave, Pelgrim Fathers, University"
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"Leiden, where Rembrandt was born in 1606"
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"I Love Leiden"
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"Leiden a city with a history"
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