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by Female Abroad

One of Europe's most alluring travel destinations is the Netherlands, according to experts. The Netherlands, usually referred to as Holland, is a nation in Europe and the capital is Amsterdam. The country contains a lot of interesting and lovely locations that are well-liked by tourists.


This city is hip, lovely, and laid back. There are many beautiful gardens and parks there where you may relax while taking in the daily activity of Amsterdam. Amsterdam is home to 61 art galleries, 53 museums, 20 theatres, and 12 concert halls. It also features attractive 17th-century architecture. Amsterdam's downtown has a horseshoe-like form. Its four well-known canals are Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht, and Singel. The Rijks Museum is a well-known art gallery and one of the city's cultural centres. Another well-known museum in Amsterdam is the House of Anne Frank. Visit the Van Gogh Museum if you want to see the largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh's artwork. You shouldn't miss Amsterdam's vibrant nightlife. Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Netherlands since it has so much to offer.


The port city of Rotterdam is regarded as the most advanced port's in the Netherlands. There are numerous business buildings and tall structures there that are popular with tourists with the most well-known being the 605 feet/184 metres tall Euromast Space Tower. If you enjoy clubs, check out Thalia Lounge, while fans of classical music should go over to De Doelen. Rotterdam's harbour is also worthwhile a visit.


Herring and bread are fundamental components of the Dutch diet. Basically, a Dutch breakfast comprises of pieces of Dutch cheese, jam, honey, various breads, and butter. Breakfast is typically accompanied by tea, coffee, or fruit juice. The following are some of the most well-known dishes from the Netherlands: hutspot (slow-cooked meat with onions, potatoes, and carrots), hete bliksem (boiled potatoes and green apples with sausage or fried bacon), draadjesvlees (slow-braised beef), filosoof (Philosopher's Stew), jachtschotel (Hunter's Dish), Erwtensoep (traditional Dutch (bacon wrapped pork parcels). Food enthusiasts won't be at all dissapointed by the wide variety of cuisines available in Netherlands tourist attractions.

Other Popular Places to Visit

The provincial capital of Gelderland, Arnhem, is situated in the eastern portion of the Netherlands.

St. Jansbeek and the Lower Rhine River are two of the area's most well-liked tourist destinations.

Hoge Veluwe is the Netherlands' biggest national park and the exquisite Kroller-Muller Museum is located within this 5,500 hectare park. Numerous creatures, including red deer, Mediterranean sheep, wild boar, and mouflons, call it home.

The cheese market in Waagplein, the beer museum, and the penguin museum are all well-known attractions in Alkmaar.