HOLLAND HAS OVER 800 MUSEUMS
Holland is a country with a long history and rich culture. No
wonder there is an abundant choice of museums. A learning
experience and enjoyment for all ages.
THE LANDMARKS OF HOLLAND
Father of the Fatherland William the Silent
WHERE IS HOLLAND ?
Click on the map below to find out where Holland is
THE CURRENCY IN
HOLLAND IS THE EURO
One of Holland's prettiest and most prominent landmarks is
the world renowned flower exhibition at the Keukenhof.
But there are more...
Since 2002, the currency in Holland is the Euro, together with 18 other countries,
forming the so-called 'Eurozone'. Get familiar with the coins and banknotes and get
some useful tips too.
The lack of mountains and Holland's situation at the sea are the main
causes for sudden changes in the weather, which can be best described
as 'unpredictable'. Forecasts and more about Holland's climate.
Dutch cheese, wooden shoes and typical Dutch snacks. Just a few
topics on the Trivia page and other cool stuff and fun facts about
the 'Low Countries'.
Freddy Heineken, Mata Hari and Rutger Hauer. All Dutchies.
Who else you know was born in Holland ? More than you think...
Have a look and find out.
'The Nightwatch' by Rembrandt van Rijn (Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam)
Tulips in full bloom (Keukenhof, Lisse)
The Tulip Folly (1882) by Jean-Léon Gérôme
Tulipomania; a period in Holland's 'Golden Age' in which
prices of tulips or tulip bulbs reached astronomical levels.
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Last update: 2-24-2017