10 Things You Must See In Holland You’re a lot away from fantastic arenas, if you’re yet to explore the Holland, which is the esteemed land of windmills, tulips, and numerous other expressions of beauties. Widely known for its liberal lifestyle & culture, Holland certainly is one of the real exotica of the modern world. Rotterdam is an extremely hot tourist destination, famous for its capital, Amsterdam – the city known for its Architectural Heritage, Churches, Windmills, Museums, Parks & countryside, and Red Light District. Holland is the country small in size, but big in the number of attractions. It certainly has numerous charms and attractions, but here are the 10 sites that you must see in Holland. Rijksmuseum – the national museum located in the Dutch Capital, Amsterdam. The museum dedicated to the arts, crafts, and history features extensive collections of the artworks from the Dutch Golden Age and the Asian art. Van Gogh Museum – one of the world class museums located in Amsterdam. The museum features the masterpieces of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries. It has the biggest collection of Van Gogh's artworks. National Park de Hoge Veluwe – a 55 square kilometers national park comprised of heath land, drifts and landscape and woodland in the Ede municipality of Gelderland. It is home to Red deer, wild boar, and mouflon, a kind of Mediterranean sheep. Keukenh of Gardens – the world's largest flower garden located near Lisse, Holland. It is also known as the Garden of Europe. The official website for the Keukenhof says that approximately 7,000,000 (seven million) flower bulbs are planted annually at the gardens. Aalsmeer – the site of the largest flower auction, located 13 kilometers southwest of Amsterdam. Often dubbed as the flower capital of the world, the beautiful floral town of Aalsmeer is known for a number of its nurseries and a floriculture experimental station. Haarlem – a charming city, often nicknamed as “Bloemenstad” (flower city), located on the river Spaarne, west of Amsterdam. The city has been a traditional hub of the tulip bulb-growing district for ages. Leiden or Leyden – a popular tourist site located near Amsterdam, famous for its Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Naturalis, Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal, Museum Boerhaave, Hortus Botanicus, Molen de Valk, and Van der Werff Park. Rotterdam – an excellent tourist site near Amsterdam, famous for its Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Kunsthal, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Maritime Museum, Het Schielandshuis, Museum De Dubbelde Palmboom, Wereldmuseum, and Rotterdam Zoo. Delft – a beautiful city, located in the South Holland Province, widely known for its Delft Blue pottery (Delftware). Some its must visit sites include Nieuwe & Oude Kerks, Het Prinsenhof,
Molen de Roos (Windmill), Armamentarium (Army Museum), Serpo (Reptile Zoo), Botanische Tuin (Botanical Garden), and Techniekmuseum. The Hague â€“ the city known for Queenâ€™s residence and International Court of Justice. Some of its tourist attractions include Plein (square), Binnenhof, Mauritshuis, Bredius Museum, Museum de Gevangenpoort, Escher in het Paleis, Paleis Noordeinde, Haags Gemeentemuseum, Museon, Omniversum, Vredespaleis, and Paleis Huis ten Bosch.
Published on Feb 19, 2013
Published on Feb 19, 2013
You’re a lot away from fantastic arenas, if you’re yet to explore the Holland, which is the esteemed land of windmills, tulips, and numerous...