The land of windmills, tulips and cheese, Holland is an iconic destination to explore. Wander along the pasturelands or sail through the canals, things to do in Netherlands are really wonderful. Netherlands is the home of famous artists, painters and footballers as well as historic monuments and sights. Dutch cuisine is simple but refined as there are dairy products, stews, soups and the dishes, which are prepared with fish and vegetables. We have chosen for you some impressive things to do in Netherlands.
Royal Palace, Amsterdam
Built as a city hall in the 17th century, this palace housed the largest art collection of Rembrandt. A yellowish sandstone has used for its construction while marble for the interiors.
One of the world’s largest garden having around 7 million blooms mainly tulips, which spreads over an area of 32 hectares (79 acres). The garden has different styles and landscapes including the English landscape garden, historical garden, nature garden having a water garden and Japanese country garden.
Cheese Museum (Kaasmuseum), Alkmaar
Learn the history of cheese making, farming, and the complete Dutch dairy trade in the Dutch Cheese Museum. Valued 16th century paintings, images, hundreds of utensils, historical artefacts, and films are on display.
Royal Delft Experience, Delft
Feel the ocean in the world of famous Delft Blue pottery that dates back to the 17th century. Visit this iconic factory and observe the beauty of craftsmanship of skilled masters.
National Park Dunes of Texel
This unique park is located on an island and spreading over an area of almost 43 km2 along the coast. There are wet dune valleys, salt marshy areas, unique species of plants and animals, and many trails for walking and cycling.
There is a one hundred kilometer wide web of canals in the city with having 1,500 bridges, 1550 historic edifices along the canals and 90 islands. Three main canals were dug in the Dutch Golden Age.
Built in the 16th century, there are 35 historical houses and 8 windmills in the city. The wooden houses have typical Dutch architecture, barns, and an open air Zaans Museum. Zaanse Schans takes you in the 18th and 19th century due to its iconic architecture and lifestyle.
The museum has strikingly colourful, unique and modern architecture with three pavilions designed by three different architects. It houses some of the most intriguing collections of the postmodern era.
This 13th century stone fortress is located at the bank of River Vecht. Now a museum, the castle is surrounded by lush gardens that tell the ancient Dutch fairy-tales.
Mauritshuis, The Hague
This 17th century palace is a famous art museum where over 800 paintings from 15th to 18th century are on display. And most famous is the masterpiece Girl with a Pearl Earring by Vermeer.