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Volendam, Netherlands

Mr. Kaor's Portrait

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

Archeological Park Matilo

It's forbidden to dig within this ancient Roman fort hidden beneath a playground.
Heeswijk Dinther, Netherlands

The Kilsdonk Mill

A rare double mill nestled along the banks of the Aa river.
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Schouwburgplein Kinetic Lamp Posts

Four giant movable street lights decorate this modern Rotterdam square.
Oss, Netherlands

Vorstengraf

One of the largest burial mounds in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Schiedam, Netherlands

Noletmolen

Wind power station for making famous Ketel One vodka.
Uden, Netherlands

Strawberry Drive-In

Drive past the giant fruit sculptures and up to the window for a menu of fruity treats.
Rozendaal, Netherlands

Castle Rosendael

A late-medieval Dutch castle with trick fountains in its whimsical water gardens.
Maastricht, Netherlands

Kruisherenhotel

A luxury hotel housed in a former 15th century Gothic church.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

City Hall Urinal

A public urinal so pretty, it was declared a national monument.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Oudemanhuispoort

An ancient passage filled with stalls selling used books, once frequented by Vincent Van Gogh.
's-Graveland, Netherlands

Lapin Botanique

The place where houses are born.
Hilversum, Netherlands

World's Largest Mosaic Egg

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

Wolfsdreuvik

A monument hidden in the woods built in 1938 as a getaway for a Dutch museum curator.
Isle of Skye, Scotland

Fairy Glen

This dramatic landscape hidden on the Isle of Skye looks as though you've stepped into the magical realm.
Vaals, Netherlands

Vaalserberg

The tallest mountain in the Netherlands isn't actually very tall.
Harderwijk, Netherlands

Aqueduct Veluwemeer

While most bridges allow roads to pass over water, this one allows water to pass over a road.
Dwingeloo, Netherlands

Dwingeloo Radio Observatory

This giant radio telescope would be a rusting ruin if it hadn't become such a beloved relic.
Haarlem, Netherlands

Grote Kerk

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

Rozenburg Wind Wall

The Rozenberg wind wall in South Holland makes for smooth sailing through the Calandbrug canal.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Ordnance Datum

This large copper bolt represents the benchmark for measuring sea levels in most of Europe.
Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Slauerhoffbrug Flying Drawbridge

This unique bridge physically lifts a piece of the road into the air to let boats pass by.
Valkenburg, Netherlands

Kasteelruine Fluweelengrot

The ruins of this Dutch castle sit atop a labyrinth of once-secret tunnels and passageways, dating back over 900 years.
Vaals, Netherlands

Labyrint Drielandenpunt

A beautiful maze marking where three countries meet.