Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden

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Neighborhood Tourist Spot
With around 1,600 buildings dating from the 15th century on, Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden packs a lot of history within its confines. The centrally located neighborhood's landmarks include churches, palaces, museums, and distilleries, as well as quaint shops, restaurants, and bars. Take a boat tour along the canal or rent a bike to explore narrow alleys and old buildings. With mixture of shopping areas, cultural highlights, and an exciting nightlife, Leeuwarden provides for a great trip for everyone's taste. Historische binnenstad Leeuwarden is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Leeuwarden Edition.
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  • Leeuwarden is not the obvious tourist attraction, as it is located away from the usual tourist routes in the Netherlands. But the capital of Friesland offers much to see and to do. Don't forget to tas...  more »
  • Free Tour is a worldwide concept, applied in Leeuwarden by a small group of locals ("a guide to Leeuwarden"). It is a free tour: you pay afterwards according to your experienced value of the roundtrip...  more »
  • The centre of Leeuwarden is really interesting, with some fantastic buildings and really interesting architecture. You can also visit the site of Mata Hari's birthplace. The area around the canal is p...  more »