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Artis Zoo

Artis: The oldest zoo in the Netherlands

Did you know that Artis is not only the oldest zoo in the Netherlands but also one of the oldest zoos of Europe? The zoo...
Bourtange

Going back in time in Bourtange

Did you know that Bourtange was created during the Eighty Years' War (1568-1648) when William I of Orange wanted to control the only road...
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...
Museumnacht Amsterdam

Museum-hop into the wee hours during Museum Night

During the yearly Museum Night (Museumnacht) this Saturday in Amsterdam you can museum-hop into the wee hours (19.00-02.00). Tickets (€17.50) include entrance to 45...
Bronkhorst

Bronkhorst: one of the smallest cities in the Netherlands

Did you know that Bronkhorst is one of the smallest cities in the Netherlands? It is home to around 155 inhabitants, 37 listed national...
Amsterdam Kalverstraat

Kalverstraat: Amsterdam’s busiest shopping street

Did you know that Amsterdam's busiest shopping street Kalverstraat is named after the cattle market that was held there until 1629? Not only is...
windmill Nieuw Scheemda

National Mill Day

Did you know that many of the Dutch windmills and watermills open their doors to the public on National Mill Day this Saturday and...
Beeld en Geluid

Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum

Did you know that the facade of the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision in media city Hilversum is made up out of hundreds...
Marken

Marken fishing village

Did you know that fishing village Marken is a former island connected to the mainland by a land bridge since 1957? Marken is located 18km...
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...