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Did you know that thousands of dare devils start the new year by plunging into an icy cold North Sea at Scheveningen at exactly midday on 1 January?

New Year’s Dip in Scheveningen

Did you know that thousands of dare devils start the new year by plunging into an icy cold North Sea at Scheveningen today at...
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 windmills in Stompwijk (Molendriegang) were built around 1672 for keeping the polders dry?

Three 17th century windmills near Leidschendam

Did you know that the three windmills ('Molendriegang' in Dutch) at Stompwijk date back to 1672? Originally, there were four windmills. The fourth mill...
The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. This is not the only flower parade in the Netherlands, but it is the only parade with floats that are decorated with bulb flowers like hyacinths, daffodils and of course tulips. The fragrant Flower Parade ('Bloemencorso' in Dutch) is scheduled to pass by Keukenhof around 15.40.

Flower Parade 21 April 2018 route and timetable

The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. This is not the only flower parade...
flower parade

Flower parade

Did you know that today's flower parade spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem? The floats of the 69th edition...
the Little Tower of Babel (c. 1563) by Pieter Bruegel the Elder is one of the most famous works in the collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Bring your dirty laundry to the museum and enjoy free entry

Did you know that if you bring your dirty laundry, you will enjoy free entry (regular adult ticket €15) to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen...
Dante Horoiwa

Street art ‘Cryptic Duality’ in Rotterdam

"Cryptic Duality" by Dante Horoiwa from Brazil (2009) location: Raampoortstraat, Rotterdam More info: http://horoiwa.com/works
Schiedam De Noord

The highest classic windmill in the world

Did you know that windmill De Noord in Schiedam is the highest classic windmill (33.3m) in the world? Today De Noord houses a restaurant but...

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