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10 popular tourist attractions in the Netherlands

10 popular tourist attractions in the Netherlands

1. The Amsterdam Canals
 

Amsterdam began building the famous canals in the 17th century during the Dutch golden age. The three main canals, Herengracht, Prinsengracht, and Keizersgracht form a concentric belt around the city, known as Grachtengordel. Currently there are more than 100 km (60 miles) long from the canals, and there are also 1,500 bridges. Along with the main channel, there are also about 1,550 monumental buildings. Tourist attractions in the Netherlands is the most visited by foreign tourists.

2. Frisian Islands


Western Isles Frisian or Waddeneilanden in Dutch is a chain of islands in the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands. The islands separate the North Sea from the shallow Wadden Sea, with its tidal mud. Tourist attractions in the Netherlands you can visit with the help of supervised guide guides. Some islands in this place can be reached by walking in the mud during low tide. On these islands, cycling is the most profitable way to transport on these islands.

3. Keukenhof Flower Garden
 
Keukenhof Gardens is the world's largest flower garden, and is really a promotion for flower industry in the Netherlands. Approximately seven million flower seedlings are planted annually in this garden, and not just tulips, but also hyacinth, daffodils and other spring flowers. These gardens are open from the last week of March to mid-May. Keukenhof is one of the tourist attractions in the Netherlands which has always been a favorite of tourists.

4. Kinderdijk Village



More than 1,000 old windmills that still exist in the Netherlands to date. The greatest concentration of the Dutch windmill can be found near the village of Kinderdijk ("Child embankment"). To drain the excess water from the polder, which lies beneath the sea surface. 19 windmills were built around the year 1740. This windmill has been preserved until now and now a tourist spot in the Netherlands is quite popular.

5. City of Maastricht
 
Vrijthof is the most famous in the town square of Maastricht, a city in the southernmost part of the Netherlands. The Vrijthof is a feature of the great Church of Servatius and the Cathedral of Saint Saint Jan. Vrijthof regularly organizes major festivals throughout the year, including autumn and winter, and becomes a tourist spot in the Netherlands that is a favorite tourist destination.

6. Leiden Canal

 
Leiden is known for having the oldest university in the Netherlands. Leiden is the birthplace of Rembrandt and has beautiful canals. Two branches of the Old Rhine river enter the Leiden canal to the east and unite in the city center which also contains several small canals. Leiden's old canal center is one of the 17th largest in the center of the medieval town in the Netherlands, and second only to Amsterdam, making it the most visited tourist spot in Holland besides Amsterdam.

7. Delft City Hall
 
City Hall in Delft is a Renaissance-style building on the Markt square opposite Nieuwe Kerk (New Church). Initially City Hall was designed by Dutch architect Hendrick de Keyser, but the place has changed greatly over the centuries and was restored in the 20th century with its Renaissance appearance, and is now one of the tourist attractions in the Netherlands.

8. Hoga Veluwe National Park



Hoge Veluwe National Park is one of the largest sustainable nature reserves in the Netherlands, comprising grasslands, sand dunes and forests. The Kröller-Müller Museum has a large collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh describing the park. Here, Bicycles are available for free to Hoge Veluwe visitors, as many areas of this place are not accessible by car. So that tourist attractions in the Netherlands is a favorite destination of tourists who love the beauty of nature.

9. Museum Rijksmuseum
 
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is the largest and most prestigious museum for art and history in the Netherlands. The museum has a large collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age including works by Vermeer and Rembrandt. Until the year 2013, the museum has been completely renovated, but the museum's great works are still in existence, and the Museum has become the most frequent tourist spot in the Netherlands visited by art lovers.

10. Delta Project
 
Delta Project or Delta Works is a series of constructions built between 1950 and 1997 in the provinces of Zeeland and the South of Holland to protect the vast territory of the Netherlands from the sea. The works of Delta Project consist of dams, sluices, locks, embankments, and storm surge inhibitors. This place has been declared one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers, and a popular tourist spot in the Netherlands.

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