Leiden The Essential
Recommended
Built on the Old Rhine, to the west of Rijnland, Leiden is a pleasant, lively town crisscrossed by canals. The town is famous for its university, the oldest in the country and has a large number of museums and old hospices full of charm. It is also a prosperous town where the graphic and construction industries are important. The Vlietland, a large recreational area, extends to the south-west of the town.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Leiden
Museum Volkenkunde
Museum Volkenkunde
This museum, renowned for its rich
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Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
As well as a particularly interesting
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Museum De Lakenhal
Museum De Lakenhal
In the old cloth market hall, this
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Naturalis
Naturalis
Seven permanent exhibitions illustrate
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Rapenburg
Rapenburg
Rapenburg is the prettiest canal in
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Museum Boerhaave
Museum Boerhaave
This bears the name of the famous Doctor
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