Flevoland and the Polders of Holland

God created the world, but the Dutch created The Netherlands. Archibald Pitcairn (1652-1713) History of Polders Reclaiming land from the sea is nothing new for the Dutch. In fact, they have been doing this for centuries! For example the Beemster polder, now famous for its cheese. A water management engineer called Leeghwater initiated the reclamation of […]

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St. Hubertus: Amazing Architecture in Veluwe National Park

Have you heard about St. Hubertus, a country residence located in Hoge Veluwe National Park? If you haven’t, let us tell you why this place is so great! The location is famous for its amazing architecture, which makes it a must see for design lovers. Visit the Hoge Veluwe National Park if you love to […]

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Visit The Hague, Royal Capital of Holland

Fun fact: Amsterdam is the capital of The Netherlands, but not the political and royal capital of Holland. The royal family and the Dutch government are located in The Hague. But did you know The Hague is also the capital of international law, justice and peace? If you would like to know more about this […]

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De Haar Castle: the real Howl’s Moving Castle in Holland!

Many people may have seen the anime of Howl’s Moving Castle by Miyazaki Hayao, but have you ever visited the real thing? The inspiration behind Howl’s Moving Castle is De Haar Castle in the Netherlands. And you can visit the place! About Castle De Haar Castle De Haar is one of the most famous castles […]

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Amazing Markthal and Cube houses in Rotterdam

This blog of Hello Holland points out the Must Sees in Rotterdam: The Market Hall (Markthal) and Cube Houses (Kusbuswoningen)

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Van Gogh Museum: See the Masterpieces in Amsterdam

One of our Hello Holland team members has written a little bit of her impression of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. She said the following: “As a foreigner living in the Netherlands, my most memorable museum definitely is the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.” This statement is a beautiful compliment for the museum, of […]

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