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Hop-On-Hop-Off Dutch Intercity Tour from Amsterdam to The Hague
"Start your sightseing tour at the Museumplein in Amsterdam where you will find three major museums: Van Gogh Museum Rijksmuseum and the Museum of contemporary art. During this unique tour learn more about the history of Amsterdam why the national airport is named “Schiphol” and the importance of water management for a country that lies 30% below sea level. Head off to Leiden and hear more about one of the oldest cities of the Netherlands. Leiden is a beautiful historical c you will pass a green area where many ambassadors and famous Dutch people live. It is also the residence of the Royals. You will continue the route along the ‘Rijksstraatweg’; King Napoleon gave instructions to build this road so that the connection Leiden and Amsterdam would be better. Car admirers have the opportunity to visit one of the oldest private collections of automobiles in the world at Louwman Museum. Famous cars such as
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Hop-On-Hop-Off Dutch Intercity Tour from Amsterdam to The Hague
"Start your sightseing tour at the Museumplein in Amsterdam where you will find three major museums: Van Gogh Museum Rijksmuseum and the Museum of contemporary art. During this unique tour learn more about the history of Amsterdam why the national airport is named “Schiphol” and the importance of water management for a country that lies 30% below sea level. Head off to Leiden and hear more about one of the oldest cities of the Netherlands. Leiden is a beautiful historical c you will pass a green area where many ambassadors and famous Dutch people live. It is also the residence of the Royals. You will continue the route along the ‘Rijksstraatweg’; King Napoleon gave instructions to build this road so that the connection Leiden and Amsterdam would be better. Car admirers have the opportunity to visit one of the oldest private collections of automobiles in the world at Louwman Museum. Famous cars such as
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Madurodam Miniature Park Admission
"Make your own way to The Hague an hour south of Amsterdam to spend a day at Madurodam. This open-air park is home to a range of perfect 1:25 scale models of Holland’s famous attractions landmarks castles windmills canals
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Natural Leiden Tips (10)

Wandering #9 - Eurasian Coots

One of the joys of wandering without a plan is that you never know what is going to be round the next corner. That's how I discovered this wonderfully photogenic family of Coots nesting in the middle...
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johngayton
Aug 07, 2013

Hortus Botanicus

The "Hortus Botanicus" is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world, opened in 1578 and it has a fabulous location. The front entrance faces the gorgeous Rapenburg canal and the actual garden...
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rsilva
Apr 04, 2011

HORTUS BOTANICUS LEIDEN

Leiden HAS A FANTASTIC hortus botanicus: A REAL OASIS in the busy city that Leiden is.A wonderful place for a rest, there are benches where it is great to sit an catch the earliest possible rays of...
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eden_teuling
Apr 04, 2011

Plantsoen

Whilst cruising around the streets and canals I came across a delightful bit of greenery called Plantsoen. It sits astride the Zoeterwoudsesingel and, if you can pronounce that then you're a better...
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iandsmith
Jun 21, 2007

The Witte Singel Canal

This canal, is one of the main canals in Leiden and marks the end of the city "center" on the South.I highly recommend walking along it (about 20 minutes at a slow pace) and enjoy its beauty and...
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rsilva
Aug 10, 2005

Keukenhof Flower Show

Located in Noordwijk this flower display is a fantastic experience. The Keukenhof garden park is covered in millions of flowers in an area covering 32 hectares of landscape gardens. Flowers shows in...
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IrishFem
Jun 15, 2005

THE VARIETY OF GARDENS OF THE HORTUS...

The oldest part of the HORTUS dating from 1594, is now the so-called VOORTUIN.This part has been replanted with new plants and there was a new greenhouse constructed, the so-called WINTERTUIN (...
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eden_teuling
Mar 11, 2004

Boat trip - "Schuitje vaart"

While not as elaborate as the Amsterdam canals, you can make a nice trip around the Canals in Leiden. You can do it from the center. "Schuitje Vaart" departs from the Mare, where the river Rijn splits...
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beluga
Apr 09, 2003

Leiden's Botanical Gardens

A nice place to go to is Leiden's botanical garden. Leiden's university has had a botanical garden for over 400 years. It's specialised in Asian plants mainly.There are four different sections,...
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beluga
Apr 01, 2003

Visit CRONESTEIJN park, a...

Visit CRONESTEIJN park, a landscape park just outside the city. I live right next to this park.Visit my special Cronesteijn TRAVELOGUE in my VLIETLAND page!!!
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carolineraat
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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"Leiden, where Rembrandt was born in 1606"
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Things to Do Near Leiden

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Keukenhof

Do not buy the Tulip Bulbs at Keukenhof Gardens. Although they will not tell you and you will find Nothing written about this - the tulip bulbs they sell at Keukenhof are considered to be ANNUALS. All...
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Madurodam - The Hague

excellent place spend a few hrs, reasonable prices, excellent gift shop and the model village is breath taking all the detail easy to see and walk around and quality cafe too so easy to park on site...
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Madurodam, Miniature City

In July 2015 I visited Madurodam in The Hague (Den Haag). Madurodam was founded in 1952 as a war monument. It was in memory of warhero and partisan George Maduro who died in concentration camp...
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Mauritshuis

Many famous masterpieces of art to be found here e.g. Gezicht op Delft, Meisje met de Parel by Vermeer, paintings by Rembrandt and another personal favourite of mine, the monumental Stier (the Bull)...
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Panorama Mesdag

The Panorama Mesdag is a cylindrical painting, more than 14 metres high and about 40 metres in diameter. We were able to see it from an observation gallery in the centre of the room. The cylindrical...
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Koninklijke Stallen

The Royal Stables was established in 1815 by King William I. The present quarters at Hogewal in The Hague came into use in 1878. The Royal Stables houses the gala tack room. The equipment is used for...
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