The 18 most beautiful sights and museums to visit in Leeuwarden
The beautiful city centre of Leeuwarden is full of canals, monuments and sights. The Jacobijnerkerk is one of the most famous monuments of the Frisian city. You should not miss the Waag and the Oldehoven, the curved tower. From the Oldehoven you have a beautiful view over Leeuwarden and the surroundings. As far as museums are concerned, you also have plenty of choice in Leeuwarden including the Fries Museum, Ceramics Museum Princessehof and Nature Museum Fryslân. Choose your favourite spots and experience an unforgettable day in Leeuwarden.
The smallest Art Nouveau theatre in Europe. In the magical monumental building you can enjoy concerts, theatre, cabaret, lectures and exhibitions.
Right in the centre of Leeuwarden lies the Town Hall. This beautiful building was built in 1715 and has had many changes over time.
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For lovers of contemporary art, Tudor's Galerie de Roos is a nice stop during a day in the city.
There is always something to do in this historic place. Discover the creative companies, visit an exhibition or a cultural event.
The picturesque courtyard the Boshuisengasthuis is a national monument in Leeuwarden. It's nice to take a look and feel the peace.
In the past, a lot of things were acted, weighed and measured here. Nowadays, this centuries-old building houses an atmospheric lunchroom.
Here you can enjoy a tasty lunch or a delicious High Tea in historic atmospheres. The atmospheric decor and the lovely terrace complete it.
This museum located in the Prinsentuin shows the work of the legacy of the Frisian sculptor Pier Pander. Please note the limited opening hours.
Go back in grandmother's time and admire the exhibition and all the authentically furnished rooms with coffee and a true Frysk Dúmke.
Would you like to learn more about Friesland during a nice day in the city? Visit the Frisian Museum in Leeuwarden.
The church of Saint Boniface has a long history and is a feast for the eyes. In summer you can visit the beautiful church and climb the tower.
Historic shopping street with the waterfront cellars where the goods were unloaded. Discover the birthplace of Mata Hari at number 33.
This leaning, unfinished tower has a long history and, despite its unique appearance, is an important symbol in Leeuwarden.
Go on an adventure in nature. Be amazed by the treasures of Captain Severein, the imposing jaws of a blue whale and much more.
In the Princessehof Ceramics Museum you will find ceramic artworks by leading artists such as Karel Appel, Picasso, Lucebert and Armando.
Small but striking vintage clothing store with plenty of clothing and accessories for 1980.
This park is located on the north side of the city centre has been donated by King William l to the population. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
The beautiful Grote or Jacobijnerkerk is located in the centre of Leeuwarden and was built between 1275 and 1310 in an impressive Gothic style.
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