Great Cities In Holland.
Two Great Cities in Holland are Rotterdam and The Hague. Rotterdam is the oldest harbour in Oudehaven, it was redeveloped after being blitzed during World War II. An exciting city surrounded by a maze of rivers, it is also one of Europe’s largest and important ports. It is famous for it’s diamond trade and has many other tourist spots.
You can take a leisurely tour on a chugging ferryboat, that takes you around the landing docks and wharves. If you visit the 15th-century St. Laurenskerk church, and went to the top of the tower. You will get an amazing view of the city. Rotterdam is truly a jewel of Holland, so very picturesque. It is a great place if you want a peaceful and relaxing Holiday.
The Hague is a sophisticated city that has some exquisite Royal residences. It is known as the administrative capital of the Netherlands, and also the greenest city in Holland. Huis Ten Bosch Palace is the residence of Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus. It is an annual tradition of the Royal family to travel in “The Golden Coach of Binnenhor,” on the 3rd Tuesday of September.
For a charming sample of everything that is great about Holland. Why not pay a visit to this extremely popular city, and experience The Hague’s royal heritage. You can take a trip to see the Palace where Queen Beatrix works, and the mansion that serves as the residence of Crown Prince Willem-Alexander. It is possible that you may even spot a member of the royal family. Many others have.
Rich with culture, the famous world-class, Mauritshuis museum is situated in Hague. Some of the works of famous artist such as Van de Weyan and Rubeuns can be seen. The Haags Historisch Museum displays the history of The Hague from medieval times to the present day.
If you’d like to experience something really unique and charming, go to Madurodam. This very popular tourist spot displays a miniature town. You will see a miniature version of a Dutch town, complete with cheese factory, canals, and a miniature replica of the Royal Palace. The Hague boost more than 694 sq. km (430 sq. miles) of parks, gardens with beautiful flowers, something truly unique ll and enjoy,
Choose either on of these two great cities as your next European holiday destination, and you won’t be disappointed. You will experience a Country full of culture. One that dates as far back as the 12th Century, where it was barely habitual. Full of museums, art galleries, Royal Palaces, Canals, the famous Anne Frank House and Tulip fields. You would be wise to do a tour of all these wonder cities in Holland. The Country’s night life has a buzzing café and bar culture to it. See here for package deals
Rotterdam Habour Photo by Michael Roehrl. The Hague Night Life Photo by Herman Brinkman.