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Middelburg

Middelburg: important 16th century trade center

Did you know that during the 16th century Middelburg was one of the most important trade centers of the country?
Dinxperlo

The smallest church of the Netherlands

Did you know that the Netherlands' smallest church can be found in the town of Dinxperlo in Gelderland? The church was built in 1911 and...
Wadden

Island hopping in the Netherlands

Did you know that you can go island hopping in the Netherlands? From May to September all 5 Dutch islands of the Wadden Sea...
Amsterdam

Larger-than-life bookcase in Amsterdam Oud-West

Did you know that each book in this giant bookcase weighs about 25kg? This artwork in Amsterdam Oud-West is part of a neighbourhood where...
Amsterdam

Statues in Amsterdam by unknown artist

Did you know this iron sculpture of a man sawing a tree is one of the many anonymous statues scattered about Amsterdam? All of...
Hoge Veluwe

Spot wildlife at National Park De Hoge Veluwe

Did you know you can spot several species of wildlife at National Park De Hoge Veluwe? This 55kmĀ² nature reserve consists of woodlands, heathlands...
Did you know that Sloten is the smallest city of Friesland? The fortified city measures just 350 by 350m and is home to historical buildings, water gates and a well preserved windmill.

Friesland’s smallest city measures just 350 by 350 meters

Did you know that Sloten is the smallest city of Friesland? The fortified city measures just 350 by 350m and is home to historical buildings,...
Hindeloopen

First Frisian Skating Museum in Hindeloopen

Did you know that the First Frisian Skating Museum in Hindeloopen houses the world's largest collection of ice skates? Also on display: memorabilia of all...
Anne Frank

Larger than life mural of Anne Frank

Did you know that Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra is currently finishing a large mural of Anne Frank at NDSM shipyards in Amsterdam? One of Kobra's...
Helmond cube houses

The first cube houses in the Netherlands

Did you know that the iconic cube houses in Rotterdam were not the first cube houses in the Netherlands? The first cube houses were...