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The Netherlands packs many delights into its small dimension and its icons - from tulips and windmills to clogs and canals - are just the start. Be encouraged to go to through the recent variation of Insight advisor Netherlands, a accomplished full-colour advisor to this multilayered and quirky nation, the place nice artwork, pastoral pleasures and cosmopolitan caf� lifestyles meet.
Inside Insight advisor Netherlands:
A fully-overhauled significant new edition through our specialist Netherlands author.
Stunning, specially-commissioned photography that brings this attention-grabbing nation and its humans to lifestyles.
Highlights of the country's best attractions, together with the artwork treasures of the Rijksmuseum and the picture-perfect small cities of Edam and Delft.
Descriptive region-by-region accounts disguise the entire kingdom from the perennial favorite of Amsterdam to the sandy shorelines within the country's north.
Detailed, top quality maps all through can help you get round and commute tips offer you the entire crucial details for making plans a memorable trip.
Insight advisor Netherlands now comprises the Walking Eye app, loose to obtain to smartphones and pills on buy of the booklet. The Netherlands app contains our self reliant number of the easiest lodges and eating places, plus job, occasion and buying listings.
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The Old Town Hall of Amsterdam’, by Pieter Jansz Saenredam (1597–1665). Getty Images For a glimpse of how Golden Age merchants lived, visit the Willet-Holthuysen Museum, a refurbished canal house at Herengracht 605. Originally built as a wealthy family’s gift to a pampered eight-year-old son, the museum displays furniture, glass, silver and Golden Age ceramics. Many houses on Herengracht show how merchants, though constrained by strict building requirements and zoning laws, quietly tried to outdo each other with fancy gables and flourished façades.
For more information, click here. Leiden. A medieval centre of culture and learning: home to the Netherlands’ oldest university and imbued with a classic, timeless quality. For more information, click here. Utrecht. This amiable 2,000-year-old car-free town enjoys a contrast between its lively student population and its antique appearance. For more information, click here. Delft. As painted by Vermeer – and, seemingly, little changed since. Nieuwe Kerk contains the burial vault of the Dutch royal family.
This 17th-century proeflokaal in the red-light district is the ultimate spot to try jenever or ‘Dutch gin’. nl/en Jopenkerk, Haarlem. Housed in a former church, this microbrewery and bar is the perfect place to sample a 15th-century beer recipe. nl/haarlem SS Rotterdam, Rotterdam. The poolside terrace of a former 1950s cruiseliner is an elegant spot to enjoy a summer drink. com/restaurants-bars/lido-terrace/ Texelse Bierbrouwerij, Texel. Apart from the beer, the main reason to visit this microbrewery is to sit on the seaside terrace.