The Netherlands is a land of tulip field, windmills and scenic routes throughout the country. The Netherlands is a European country situated at the northwestern part of the continent. Its name “Netherlands” means lower land which refers to the geography of the country. The country’s geography comprises of flat and low lands. Netherlands shares it’s boundaries with Germany to the east, Belgium to the south and the North Sea to the Northwest. It comprises of three Caribbean islands; Bonaire, Saba and Sint Eustatius.
The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam is one of the most popular cities in the world. The city is home to many of Netherland’s top tourist attractions like the Van Gogh Museum, which has the largest collection of work by Van Gogh. Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank house are other things to see in Amsterdam. Rotterdam is a port city in which is known for its modern architecture whereas The Hague is the judicial capital of the world. It houses the International court of justice but also many prominent museums like Het Paleis and Mauritshuis. Many of the other cities in the Netherlands make for great offbeat places where you can avoid cities crowded with tourists. One such place is Utrecht, which is considered to be a historic centre. A stroll through this city will take you to quaint antique stores that are absolutely magical. Some of the other cities one can visit in the Netherlands include Eindhoven, Maastricht and delft.
To visit the Netherlands and its many cities, take a look at our Netherlands holiday package.