The Hague, Holland’s Royal City is well worth a visit for its history and elegant atmosphere.
This flat and densely populated country is famous, amongst other things, for its windmills, clogs, tulips and bicycle-culture.
Go behind the bookcase to see the house where Anne Frank hid from Jewish persecution. Made famous by her published diary, the house has been preserved and is accompanied by a museum.
The largest and most prestigious museum in the Netherlands, Rikjsmuseum is dedicated to the arts, craft and history. It has a large collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age.
One of the Netherlands’ oldest cities, the compact medieval centre of Utrecht is set around canals, including the Old Town, the Central Museum and the Rietvald-built House Schröder.
The largest concentration of windmills in the Netherlands is on the canals between Kinderdijk and Alblasserdam, and these have received recognition as a Unesco world heritage site. They were originally built to pump water from the canals.
See Netherlands come alive in this image and video gallery, showing off some of the best areas that you can visit and explore.
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