Discover art, history and a good cup of coffee in Leeuwarden

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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.
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Natuurmuseum Fryslân

Go on an adventure in nature. Be amazed by Captain Severein's treasures, the imposing jaws of a blue whale and much more.

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Museum de Grutterswinkel

Go back in grandmother's time and admire the exhibition and all the authentically furnished rooms while sipping coffee and a real Frysk Dúmke.

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Fries Museum

Do you want to learn more about Friesland during a nice day in the city? Then visit the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden.

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Keramiekmuseum Princessehof

In the Princessehof ceramics museum you will find ceramic works by leading artists such as Karel Appel, Picasso, Lucebert and Armando.

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Recommended for an atmospheric dinner in Leeuwarden

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Galerie de Roos van Tudor

For lovers of contemporary art, Galerie de Roos van Tudor is a nice stop during a day in the city.

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Jacobijnerkerk

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.

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Boshuisengasthuis

The picturesque courtyard Het Boshuisengasthuis is a national monument in Leeuwarden. It's nice to take a look and feel the peace.

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Stadhuis

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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Monique shows you the beautiful Leeuwarden

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Sint Bonifatiuskerk

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.

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De Oldehove

This leaning, unfinished tower has a long history and, despite its special, unique appearance, is an important symbol in Leeuwarden.

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Paddy O'Ryan

For a pleasant evening of drinking, eating and enjoying live music in a nice atmosphere, you should definitely visit Paddy O'Ryan.

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Het Broodhuys

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.

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Stadswaag

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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