Keukenhof - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands
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This is a famous tulip garden and one of the world's largest flower gardens, situated in the municipality of Lisse, in the Netherlands. It covers an area of 32 hectares and approximately 7 million flower bulbs are planted in the gardens annually. This garden also features numerous other flowers, including hyacinths, daffodils, lilies, roses, carnations and irises.
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Keukenhof Castle in the South Holland town of Lisse was originally built in 1642 as a classicist country house by Adriaen Maertensz. Block , a former commander of the VOC in the Moluccas. The castle has an important collection of furniture and portraits, including by Nicolaes Maes . The Chinese and Japanese porcelain is arranged in a 17th-century fashion in a unique and purpose-built cabinet, with an exuberant fireplace in the style of Daniël Marot .
Space Expo is the official visitor center of ESTEC, the European Space Agency's development and testing center. During weekends and holidays you can take part in the Space Train, an hour-long tour of the development and test spaces in the ESTEC building.
Molen De Valk is a scaffolding mill and museum on the Lammermarkt in the Dutch city of Leiden. The current stone scaffolding mill is the third mill that has stood on this site. In 1611 the post mill "De Valck" was built on the Valkenburger stronghold. Since 2 June 1966, the mill has been in use as a municipal mill museum. De Valk has been milling again since 2000. As of 1 June 2013, the Molenmuseum De Valk is part of Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken .
Museum De Lakenhal is the city museum of fine art and history in Leiden, Netherlands. One highlight is its collection of fijnschilder paintings from the Dutch Golden Age. The broad collection ranges from early works by Rembrandt van Rijn and Lucas van Leyden's Last Judgement to modern classics of De Stijl and artworks created by contemporary artists such as Claudy Jongstra, Atelier van Lieshout and many others.
Museum Volkenkunde has been a Dutch national museum in Leiden since 1837 . In 1937 it was established in a monumental building complex on the edge of the city center. Before that it served as a teaching hospital. Since 2013, the museum has been part of the National Museum of World Cultures. The collection includes many artifacts from Africa , Greenland , China , Indonesia , Japan , Korea , Latin America , North America , Oceania , Southwest, South, Central and Southeast Asia .
Rijksmuseum Boerhaave is a museum of the history of science and medicine, based in Leiden, Netherlands.The museum hosts a collection of historical scientific instruments from all disciplines, but mainly from medicine, physics, and astronomy. The museum is located in a building that was originally a convent in central Leiden.
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Discover More Attractions in South Holland, Where Keukenhof Is Located
South Holland is a province of the Netherlands with a population of over 3.7 million. Its capital city is The Hague, but its largest city is Rotterdam. Not only is the province a popular tourist destination, but it also happens to be one of the most densely populated and industrialized areas of the world.