10 Amazing Places To Explore In The Netherlands

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The Netherlands is a densely populated country in part reclaimed from the sea with about half of its land lying below sea level. Numerous vacationers only come to the Netherlands to visit Amsterdam yet Holland has a lot to bring to the table outside its capital. Bungled with channels, the level scene is ideal for cycling with historic town centers and exemplary windmills sprinkled all over the nation. During springtime the flower gardens become great tourist attractions providing a bold spectacle of vivid colors. Here’s a look at the Amazing places to explore in the Netherlands. 10. Gouda Gouda is a typical Dutch city with lots of buildings and pretty canals and is a popular destination for a day trip thanks to its great rail and highway connections. The city is famous for its cheese, syrup waffles, candles, and its clay pipes. Gouda is such an Amazing places to explore in the Netherlands, Attractions for tourists in Gouda include the beautiful 15th-century town hall and the amazing glass windows in St Janskerk. The compact city center is entirely ringed by canals and is a mere five minutes’ walk from the station. 9. Rotterdam The second-largest city in The Netherlands, Rotterdam is home to one of the biggest and busiest ports in the world with numerous waterways crisscrossing the city. Having sustained considerable damage during the second world war, the city is now characterized by futuristic and innovative architecture. Although there is still an underlying grittiness to the place Rotterdam is a lively and diverse place with great museums, cultural attractions, and of course fantastic dining options befitting of such a large metropolis. 8. Zaanse Schans The Zaanse Schans is an open-air conservation area and museum about 20 minutes from Amsterdam. It displays the traditional architecture of the area from the 17th and 18th centuries and contains black and green traditional wooden houses, several functioning windmills, and craftsman workshops which are open to visitors. The windmills performed a wide range of industrial duties including wood sawing, threshing grains, and the production of things like seed and nut oil. 7. Utrecht One of the oldest cities in the country, Utrecht’s winding canals twist their way around its delightful medieval center which has the arrestingly beautiful cathedral towering above it. Although the sprawling suburbs do not make the best impression as you enter the city, its tangled web of roads is soon forgotten once you get a feel for this lively place with its fun atmosphere thanks in part to its huge student population the city has loads of cheap and cheerful bars and cafes as well as lots of great eating options. Its most exceptional component being the inner channel wharf framework that was made to fight off pieces of the Rhine Stream from attacking the downtown area. 6. Maastricht Located in the southernmost tip of the Netherlands Maastricht’s proximity to Belgium and Germany makes it a popular destination for citizens of both nations as well as the Dutch themselves. The city is home to a multilingual and multicultural population as exemplified by its large student body hailing from all around Europe as such it is a mix of cultures and very different from other Dutch cities Continue Reading :

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