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From cotton candy to claw games and from fresh poffertjes to haunted houses, there is plenty to do at funfairs. As of 2018 the biyearly funfair on Amsterdam's Dam Square no longer exists. We have compiled a list of travellng funfairs in Amsterdam.

Funfairs in Amsterdam 2018

As of 2018 the biyearly funfair on Amsterdam's Dam Square no longer exists. The city council has decided to no longer grant permits for...
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...
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,...
Did you know that from 30 November 2017 until 21 January 2018 the Dutch capital illuminates for the annual Amsterdam Light Festival? Take a canal boat along, under and through spectacular light artworks. There is also a walking route from 14 December to 7 January.

Amsterdam Light Festival 2017-2018

Did you know that from 30 November 2017 until 21 January 2018 the Dutch capital illuminates for the annual Amsterdam Light Festival? Take a...

The Dutch pyramid of Austerlitz

Did you know that a 36 meter high man-made pyramid can be found at the highest point of Utrechtse Heuvelrug National Park? The Pyramid...
Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and autumn? The crown jewel of the Clingendael estate can be visited this autumn from 14 to 29 October 10.00-16.00. Free entrance!

Japanse Garden: Autumn splendor in The Hague

Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and...
Soesterduinen

Natural sand dunes far away from the beach

Did you know that you can hike natural dunes in the middle of the Netherlands, about 60km away from the sea? The open sand flats...
mysterious megalithic stone graves in Drenthe

The oldest monuments in the Netherlands

Did you know that 'hunebedden' are not only the oldest monuments in the Netherlands but also among Europe's oldest landmarks? These mysterious megalithic stone graves...
Marken

Vibrant fishing villages

Did you know that Marken, Urk and Schokland used to be islands in the former Zuiderzee? Although the islands no longer exist, the traditional fishing...
hanging kitchens

The Hanging Kitchens in Appingedam

Did you know that the Hanging Kitchens in Appingedam were built over the canal to spare room inside the centuries-old houses? This would also give...

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