Fri. Aug 23rd, 2019

Fun Things To Do While In Netherlands

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The Netherlands is one of the most scenic countries in the world and offers an interesting history, relaxed culture, beautiful nature, and more. The country offers numerous options, both indoors and outdoors. Here is a list of some of the must do things and must-visit places while in the Netherlands.

Attractiepark Slagharen

It is an amusement park in Slagharen. This park features both dry areas as well as a water park. Its water park is one of the most visited in Europe. You will find a wide range of theme park rides, thrilling roller coasters, water rides, and so on.

Further, the park also hosts carnival-style games. You can spend a day or two in the resort accommodations or chose to camp at mobile homes, campsites, or cottages. Check out the Europe Holiday Packages from Dubai.

Van Gogh Museum

This world famous art museum houses the works of renowned artist Vincent van Gogh and also some marvelous pieces by other artists from the same time as his. Located at Amsterdam South’s Museum Square, it displays the largest collection of the artist’s paintings and drawings in the entire world.

The museum is comprised of two buildings; the Rietveld Building which is the main building and holds the permanent collection and the Kurokawa Wing, that houses temporary exhibits.

Diergaarde Blijdorp

Diergaarde Blijdorp is a 160-year old zoo in northwestern Rotterdam and is one of the oldest in the country. This zoo is a habitat for a wide range of animals, such as rhinos, red pandas, gorillas, and more.

You can enjoy animal feedings, demonstrations, and talks with the animals while visiting the zoo. Further, the zoo also hosts special weekly events such as keeper talks and shark feedings. Along with the animal exhibits, the zoo also features an aquarium as well as a botanical garden.

Efteling

Located in Kaatsheuvel, Efteling is a fantasy-themed amusement park with attractions ranging from themes of ancient legends, stories, myths, and other elements of folklore. Efteling is one of the largest theme parks in Europe and also one of the oldest in the world.

The park is divided into several areas, including a hotel, a holiday park,  an 18-hole golf course, and four sections that contain the majority of the rides and other attractions in the park.

Erasmusbrug

Erasmusbrug, which translates to the Erasmus Bridge in English, connects the north and south parts of Rotterdam city and is located in the city center. It is the second largest in the country. Erasmusbrug is nicknamed The Swan and is divided into sections.

The first is a cable-stayed part and a bascule bridge section for ships to pass under. This bridge is quite famous and has also been shown in several movies due to its uniqueness. Also, many festivals are held in the city every year.

Heineken Experience

This interactive museum is located on the site of the first ever former brewery. The company brewed its iconic beer at this location for over a century now. This experience-based tour takes visitors through the history of Heineken, and you can even have the chance to taste various kinds of brews. You can check out the Amsterdam Tour Packages from Dubai for best deals.

Hoge Veluwe National Park

Hoge Veluwe National Park is a 55-square-kilometer park situated in the province of Gelderland. It habitats various types such as dunes, heathlands, and woods. The park can be accessed by one of three entrances in the villages of Hoenderloo, Schaarsbergen, and Otterlo. You can explore the park on a bicycle which is available for free of cost to the visitors.

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