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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tiny Hidden Houses on Westerstraat

Seven mini rowhouses fill the gap between 54 and 70 Westerstraat.
Lelystad, Netherlands

Exposure

This giant wire frame man sculpture is crouched in contemplation.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Rietveld-Schröder House

This still-celebrated home was a radical architectural experiment in 3D De Stijl.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Sonnenborgh Observatory

A historic observatory now an astronomy museum beautifully situated at the moat of the Middle Age city centre.
Soest, Netherlands

Lange Duinen

This large sand dune in the Netherlands is home to wind-whipped trees with "floating" roots.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Poem With No End

'The Letters of Utrecht' lays out a ribbon of poetry one letter at a time, with no final verse in sight.
Utrecht, Netherlands

The UFO of Inktpot

Atop this former dutch railway office sits an interstellar work of art.
Utrecht, Netherlands

Central Station Bicycle Parking

The world's largest bicycle shelter can hold more than 12,500 bikes.
Almere, Netherlands

Green Cathedral

Lombardy poplars planted to imitate the size and shape of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Reims.
Hilversum, Netherlands

Wolfsdreuvik

A monument hidden in the woods built in 1938 as a getaway for a Dutch museum curator.
Hilversum, Netherlands

World's Largest Mosaic Egg

Made of 41,900 pieces of mosaic, it took two years to piece together this giant egg.
Alkmaar, Netherlands

J. Boom

A museum-like shop that has been producing clogs, brushes, and ropes for nearly 200 years.
Hilversum, Netherlands

Pinetum Blijdenstein

Most complete collection of Gymnosperms in the world.
's-Graveland, Netherlands

Lapin Botanique

The place where houses are born.
Hilversum, Netherlands

Natuurbrug Zanderij Crailoo

The world's longest wildlife overpass provides Hilversum's critters with a safe alternative to trying their luck on the roadway.
Lisse, Netherlands

Black Tulip Museum

A journey through 430 years of bulbiculture in the Netherlands.
Lisse, Netherlands

Keukenhof Gardens

Unsurprisingly, Holland is home to one of the most magnificent flower gardens in the world.
Naarden, Netherlands

Grote Kerk Cannonballs

The Siege of Naarden ended in 1814, but the cannonballs embedded in the town church remain.
Volendam, Netherlands

Mr. Kaor's Portrait

The portrait of a man from Japan who sent weekly letters to a Dutch hotel he never visited.
Volendam, Netherlands

Cigar Band House

Mosaics created from 11 million cigar bands.
Haarlem, Netherlands

Bloemen Route

The Bloemen Route, or “Flower Route”, stretches 25 miles through prime Dutch tulip country as a result of “tulip mania,” the world’s first economic bubble.
Haarlem, Netherlands

Grote Kerk

This towering church is home to a world-famous organ and a treasure trove of medieval art.
Aalsmeer, Netherlands

Royal FloraHolland

The largest flower auction house in the world.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Museum Vrolik

A curious collection dedicated to human and animal anatomy and pathology.