Keukenhof, Lisse

Visit Keukenhof, the world's second-largest flower garden. With more than 7 million flowers in bloom every year from March to May, this is also called the Garden of Europe. The park was founded in 1949 on 15th-century hunting grounds that were developed to display Dutch and European hybrids. Discover 32 hectares (79 acres) of colorful, blossom-filled parkland. Walk through Castle Keukenhof which was built in 1641, view the traditional English landscape garden, and stroll along the pathways of the exotic Japanese garden. Because the Netherlands is known for tulips, you may expect to see many of them here, however, the only nearby tulip fields lie beyond the garden's borders and are privately owned. Put Keukenhof on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lisse journey builder site .
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  • Have always heard of the famous Tulip gardens and have always dreamt of visiting this place. We finally could make it this summer right at the time when the gardens are open to visitors. We visited th...  more »
  • As always surprised the Keukenhof. I come almost every year take a look at the Keukenhof and enjoy again and again of what there is. Sometimes I buy also called what bulbs, but those are of course not as nice as here. I cannot get rid of hundreds of:D in my garden
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  • In the park were in may 2017 onwards. A huge number of tulips on beds and wonderful exposure in the pavilions, which will never be repeated! You look and wonder at the talent of the designers! Tulips on beds of all sizes and colors, an incredible sight! In the park there are where to eat, relax and enjoy nature. Ponds, ducks, swans and. .. Visit the Park! There is an opportunity to get on the site of the park tickets with included transportation costs already, very convenient! Directly from the city centre buses with a transfer at the airport to Kjokenhofa.
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  • I really love tulips, so if you like flowers and enjoy beautifully landscaped and scenery like places, this one is for you. The garden is huge, it definitely deserves a whole day. It gets crowded for its popularity, but they have multiple ticket selling points and they also have an automated system to buy tickets. They sell bulbs and flowers on the shops. They offer a boat ride around the field across from the windmill, which is one of the biggest attractions there. Is a good, relaxing trip!
  • Absolutely stunning place. The garden is massive and you can easily spend whole day here. Parking is not an issue as parking lot is also very large. There might be queues at the entrance but it is worth every second you will spend there. I've seen so many types of tulips I haven't had an idea that does exist. Its really lovely, relaxing and colourful place worth every penny. Highly recommended.
  • I don't know if this needs to be said but you won't actually see those vast bulb fields within Keukenhof itself - it is a big garden with tulip displays. So if you are looking to take those panoramic Nat Geo kind of photos, give this a miss and go cycling in the bulb region instead. If this is your first time in Netherlands in Apr/May and you just want to take photos of beautiful flowers and even some cute goats or rabbits, don't miss Keukenhof. Just so you don't feel so shallow, there's also a brief but insightful introduction of the history of tulips in Netherlands at the Juliana pavilion inside. There's no need to join a tour, it's ridiculously easy to get here via public transport - you will get here from The Hague in an hour or less. I reached at 3pm and the light was gorgeous. Stayed till closing time (7pm) and it was so nice and peaceful.
  • I would best describe this place as the Disney world of gardens, if you’ve ever been you’ll know that it is packed with mods tourists, a lot to see, and lines of people trying to take pictures with all the flowers. If you are here during the season it’s a must see the designs and tulips are incredible. If your not into mobs of people hold off for a less busy day and time. It’s also a big plus they allow you to bring your dog and outside food!
  • Wow! It's just amazing with unbelievable collection of flowers. Though you're not a flower lover, I'm sure that you'll enjoy for the first time. Please carry good camera with you because you may miss good snaps. Best time to visit this place is April month, because going early may disappoint you with only buds and going late also makes you sad with wilted flowers.
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