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Dutch Cities You Can’t Afford To Miss

The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated countries of Europe. It is home to some of the charming cities and opulent cultural attraction. You can bask in the rural sunshine of the villages of Netherlands while doing cycling. Villages, as well as towns of Netherlands, are equipped with well-kept cycle parks to facilitate easy two-wheel transport. The windmills of Netherland have earned iconic status. How can we even forget about the canals and exemplifying dutch history marked by the artistry and architecture of the cities of Netherlands? Let’s have a look at some of the most famous spellbinding towns of this country :

EINDHOVEN

The fifth largest city of Netherlands, despite not having the usual Dutch charm is considered a vibrant and lively city. With the rise of manufacturing company Philips, it is the epitome of innovation, technology, and industrial development. Following are the prominent tourist attractions of Eindhoven:

Van Abbemuseum:

It is the first, and the leading museum for modern and contemporary art in the Netherlands with 2700 masterpiece works from eminent artists like Picasso, Mondrian, Chagall, and El Lissitzky.

Van Gogh Village:

Van Gogh lived in Nuenen for two years with his parents and gave his entire time to focus on painting, despite losing his father. In this brief time, he produced  95 pictures, 313 drawings, 25 watercolors and 19 sketches in Nuenen, which makes up a quarter of his works in total.

Other famous destinations are St Catherine Church, Philips Museum, DAF Museum, Genneper Parken.

ROTTERDAM

The city is known for having the highest number of skyscrapers in the Netherlands, and one of the oldest harbor,with its ultra-modern urban layout, is recognized worldwide for its elephantine windmills network at Kinderdijk recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Following are the famous tourist spot:

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen:

Build in 1849, it is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands and has distinctive paintings, sculpture and everyday article in its exhibit. You can enjoy works from ancient to modern and contemporary time.

Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam:

 It is a compact museum with the permanent collection of animals and marine mammals from all over the world in its exhibit with Fossils of Netherlands being the major attraction point.

Other famous destinations are Delfshaven, Erasmusbrug, Cube House, Euromast.

AMSTERDAM

There are countless reasons as to why you should visit Amsterdam. Be it the canal belt, Rijksmuseum unparalleled collection of Vermeer, Rembrandt, Van Gogh or the remarkable architecture.  Following are the famous tourist attractions of Amsterdam:

Anne Frank House:

This is the house of one of the famous and youngest Holocaust survivor, Anne Frank. A tourist can view and listen to the bone-chilling and terrifying things Jews have been through during the Nazi Germany invasion. This is a must visit place in Amsterdam.

Van Gogh Museum:

As the name suggests, this museum houses the most extensive collection of the genius of Van Gogh’s masterpieces 200 paintings by Van Gogh, 500 drawing,s 200 letters alongside arts from 19th-century … Read the rest