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Metro systems in the Netherlands

Did you know that Amsterdam and Rotterdam are the only Dutch cities with a metro system?
Haagse Hopjes

Haagse Hopjes: coffee flavoured candy

Did you know that Haagse Hopjes candies are named after baron Hendrik Hop whose doctor advised him to stop drinking coffee in the 18th...
Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel

The lowest point of the Netherlands

Did you know that you can find the lowest point of the Netherlands in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel in South Holland; 6.76 meter (about...
Rotterdam

Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam

Did you know that its asymmetrical pylon has earned the Erasmus Bridge the nickname of 'the Swan'? This 800m long bridge in Rotterdam is...
Den Haag

The seat of the government in The Hague

Did you know that although Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands, the seat of the government is located in The Hague?
Did you know that the neo-Gothic fountain at Binnenhof in The Hague was originally designed for the World Exhibition in Amsterdam in 1883?

The remarkable story of the Binnenhof Fountain

Did you know that the fountain at the Binnenhof in The Hague was originally designed for the World Exhibition in Amsterdam in 1883? Currently...

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