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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  • Here we are a day been to look in the city centre of Leeuwarden, good stories heard. Enjoyed the historic buildings, not so crazy because Leeuwarden is declared as cultural city of 2018!
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  • This city has so much to offer and yet is not on many tourists' radar. The old city and the main canal that bisects it are really lovely. The old "big church" is incredibly important in Dutch history ...  more »
  • Was excellent marked out on paper by VVV leeuwarden, in four different walks. So you can do what you're most interested.
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