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Anton Pieck Plein - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Anton Pieck Plein

Anton Pieckplein is a square in the Efteling , named after one of the founders of the park: Anton Pieck . It has a nostalgic atmosphere with antique merry -go-rounds and various catering outlets. The square was named after Pieck in 1954, to recognize him for his great influence on the success of the Fairytale Forest . The square, with old-fashioned houses and merry-go-rounds, was also designed by him.

Attractions Near Anton Pieck Plein

People of Laaf
People of Laaf0.08km from Anton Pieck Plein

The People of Laaf is an attraction in the amusement park Efteling in the Netherlands. It is a small village, called “Lavelaer”, inhabited by the so-called “Laafs”. The visitors can walk through the village and enter the houses, among which a bakery, a brewery, a windmill and a nursery and watch the Laafs do their normal daily activities.

Steam Carousel
Steam Carousel0.17km from Anton Pieck Plein

The Stoomcarrousel is an attraction of the Efteling amusement park in the Netherlands. It is an indoor carousel situated in what is now known as the "Carousel Palace". There also is a bar area within the salon carousel. The area surrounding these carousels was normally used for entertainment, eating and dancing in past times.

Villa Volta
Villa Volta0.19km from Anton Pieck Plein

Villa Volta is a madhouse in the Dutch amusement park De Efteling . It is an attraction that creates the illusion that people are going over the head. The house was designed by Ton van de Ven and it was built in 1995 by Vekoma . At the opening it was the first attraction of its kind, since then the type has been widely imitated in other amusement parks. In 1997 Villa Volta won a Thea Award.

Sprookjesbos0.22km from Anton Pieck Plein

The Fairytale Forest is a 15-acre wooded section of the amusement park Efteling in the Netherlands, where a number of well-known fairy tales and fairy tale figures are depicted by animated statues and buildings.The first ten fairy tales were: the Chinese Nightingale, Sleeping Beauty Castle, the Gnome Village, The Six Servants, the Naughty Princess, Kleine Message, the Frog Prince, the Magic Clock, Lady Hollow's Well and Snow White.

Efteling0.22km from Anton Pieck Plein

Efteling is an amusement park and recreation complex in Kaatsheuvel , a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant . In addition to the amusement park, the entire World of Efteling includes a theater, two hotels, two holiday parks. It is one of the most visited theme parks in Europe and in 2017 it was the most visited theme park in Europe after the French Disneyland Paris and the German Europa-Park. In that year, 5.18 million people visited the park.

Droomvlucht0.26km from Anton Pieck Plein

Droomvlucht is a dark ride opened in 1993 in the Dutch amusement park Efteling . In the theme ride, hanging gondolas travel a distance of 425 meters past various fairytale or dreamlike scenes with forests, castles, fairies , elves , trolls and other fairytale creatures. Although no consistent story is told at Droomvlucht and the various scenes are only loosely linked, Droomvlucht claims to be the most visited and most popular attraction in the Efteling.

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North Brabant
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North Brabant is a province in the south of the Netherlands. North Brabant is a haven for nature lovers. Its picturesque landscape features small historic villages, windmills and stunning castles such as Heeze, Heezwijk and Gemmert. For a change of scenery, travelers can visit Eindhoven. This industrial city features a number of art galleries and museums, such as Van Abbemuseum.