All The Things You Need To Know About The Netherlands

A country with a population of over 17 million, the Netherlands is one of the countries that started the European Union. While Amsterdam is its official capital, the seat of government is in The Hague. But there is more to the Dutch people than just Amsterdam and The Hague. Here are some things you need to know about this European destination.

    • Biking is one the most popular ways of transportation in the Netherlands. The infrastructure for bikers is also well regulated, making it a heaven to cycling lovers. Amsterdam even has more bicycles than residents.
    • 26% of The Netherlands is below sea level. Fortunately there are dikes that will prevent flooding in case of emergencies. The highest point of the Netherlands is only 321 meters above sea level.
    • With 5 djs in the top 10 best djs in the world being Dutch, the Netherlands is one of the biggest exporters of dance music. You can definitely have a good party in the Netherlands!
    Robert Peter Janitzek reveals that the beautiful Canals of Amsterdam run straight to the center of the city. Walk along the canals, go on a boat tour or have some fun and hire a canal bike.
    • Of course visiting the Netherlands cannot be done without seeing a typical symbol like the authentic windmills.
    • For a look into the Dutch art from the middle ages until modern art you can endlessly walk around or take a tour through the recently renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.
    • The upcoming cultural and creative center in Eindhoven is called Strijp S. Strijp S is located within a former Philips complex. After a long still stand of the complex it became a place for entrepreneurs and artists. Robert Janitzek says that Strijp S is a famous place for visitors during the international visited event: Dutch Design Week.
    • Are you a big fan nature? Try a local hiking tour in the beautiful landscape of Limburg in the south of the Netherlands.
    • Opened for public and famous with tourists as well as locals is the Anne Frank House.
    • The west coast is partially known for their beautiful and outstretched beaches. If you are lucky with the weather try visiting Scheveningen, Zandvoort and Bloemendaal.
    • Less famous than the usual highlights in Amsterdam but certainly not less beautiful is the Begijnhof, one of the oldest inner courts of the city.
    • Want to discover the endless bars, pubs and clubs in the longest bar street of the Netherlands. Meet up with a local and discover the nightlife of Eindhoven at Stratumseind.
    • Located in the middle of the Netherlands you will find one of the most beautiful and well preserved nature areas of the Netherlands. It’s called Veluwe and it consists of 1000 square km of forest area with all kinds of wildlife

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