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Discover Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden's history dates back to Roman times. Due to this extensive history, the city has grown into a historically beautiful place. The old buildings and canals make the city center of Leeuwarden an attraction in itself. In addition, there are a number of attractions that you should not miss when visiting Leeuwarden

  • De Oldehove

    De Oldehove

    De Oldehove has been the pride of Leeuwarden for many years. The tower was built between 1529 and 1533. However, the tower was never finished because the tower was skewed. Find out more about the story of the Oldehove. Then enter the tower from Monday to Friday between 11:00 am and 5:00 pm or Saturday / Sunday between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

  • Blokhuispoort


    The Blokhuispoort used to be a prison but nowadays it is a landmark of Leeuwarden. Several companies have now started in the old prison and there are several performances to watch. In addition, it is possible to receive a guided tour from a former prison guard.

  • Bike Tour Leeuwarden City Events

    Bike Tour Leeuwarden City Events

    Discover Leeuwarden highlights on a retro cool bike with our local.

    We organize an Open Bike Tour with a guide every week from May to September.

    • Friday starts at 2.30 pm
    • Saturday starts at 10.30 am
    • Sunday starts at 10.30 am
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