So you’ve decided to take a journey to Nether Nether land have you? Well, you are in for quite a treat. A trip to The Netherlands wouldn’t be complete without these 4 major attractions below.
1.) The Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House is a museum that pays tribute to the beloved Anne Frank. It is located in central Amsterdam on a canal. The museum opened in 1963 and has over 1 million visitors annually. With the attraction being so popular and attracting so many visitors, they have decided to start a renewal project on the museum. The project will take about 2 years but plans to remain open during the renewal. This will help visitors to understand the history of Anne Frank’s story better, as well as give people more insight into her hiding places during the war. The museum will also be expanding to have more space to share Anne Frank’s incredible story.
2.) Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh museum offers the largest collection of Van Gogh’s art in the world. Some of his masterpieces that are on display include Almond Blossom, The Sunflowers, Potato Eaters and the Bedroom. It is highly recommended to buy a ticket into the museum online before you get there. The lines can become quite long. The earlier you can get to the museum, the better. It will take around 2 hours to get through all the exhibits. The Van Gogh Museum offers over 500 of his drawings, 700 letters, and more than 200 paintings. The exhibits have continued to expand over the years, due to its huge success. There is also a research facility inside the museum that focuses on Van Gogh’s life and what inspired his art. It offers workshops for kids, to get them involved and excited as well. The museum is easy to get to, and hard to miss with its modern design.
3.) Keukenhof: The Garden of Europe
Enough with the museums. The Garden of Europe is full of colorful and lively flowers. The most popular flower in the Netherlands is the tulip. Keukenhof sits on 70 acres and is the world’s largest public garden. As you’re walking through the garden, you will come across many boutiques, restaurants, and sunny patios. There is a spectacular view at every angle of the park. It offers over 700 different types of tulips that range in color and size. You will also see a variety of other flowers and greens. If you’re looking for a place to get some fresh air and take in the sites, then the Garden of Europe is the place to be.
4.) Amsterdam’s Canals
You can’t go to the Netherlands without exploring Amsterdam or its canals. Most attractions in this city are accessible by the canals. There is a neighborhood by the name of Grachtengordel that is worth viewing by a water taxi or boat tour. The neighborhood offers beautiful old 17th-century homes and small bridges that offers plenty of history. This area is less busy and shows you the true beauty of the city. You will also pass cafes, shops, and restaurants on your journey.
Although there are plenty of places to go and things to see, these top 4 attractions are something you’ll always remember and hold close to your heart. In this country, you will experience things that you never have before. So what are you waiting for?