Discover art, history and a good cup of coffee in Leeuwarden
In Leeuwarden, the proud capital of Fryslân, you can spend a day wandering around. The city centre has enough in store for those who want to see a lot during their day in town. With this city guide in your hand, let yourself be guided by the beautiful museums this city is rich and see unique monuments. A break in style is also thought of with a few special places for a stopover.
Go on an adventure in nature. Be amazed by Captain Severein's treasures, the imposing jaws of a blue whale and much more.
Go back in grandmother's time and admire the exhibition and all the authentically furnished rooms while sipping coffee and a real Frysk Dúmke.
Do you want to learn more about Friesland during a nice day in the city? Then visit the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden.
In the Princessehof ceramics museum you will find ceramic works by leading artists such as Karel Appel, Picasso, Lucebert and Armando.
Monique shows you the beautiful Leeuwarden
For lovers of contemporary art, Galerie de Roos van Tudor is a nice stop during a day in the city.
The beautiful Grote or Jacobijnerkerk church is located in the centre of Leeuwarden and was built between 1275 and 1310 in an impressive Gothic style.
The picturesque courtyard Het Boshuisengasthuis is a national monument in Leeuwarden. It's nice to take a look and feel the peace.
The Stadhuis is located right in the centre of Leeuwarden. This beautiful building was built in 1715 and has had many changes over time.
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The Sint Bonifatiuskerk has a long history and is a feast for the eyes. In summer you can visit the beautiful church and climb the tower.
This leaning, unfinished tower has a long history and, despite its special, unique appearance, is an important symbol in Leeuwarden.
For a pleasant evening of drinking, eating and enjoying live music in a nice atmosphere, you should definitely visit Paddy O'Ryan.
For a nice sandwich, a good burger or a tasty soup combined with a cup of coffee you are at the right place at Het Broodhuys.
The best spots for a cozy drink
Here you can enjoy a tasty lunch or a delicious High Tea in historic atmospheres. The atmospheric decor and the lovely terrace complete it.
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