The Castle of Leiden, better known as “Burcht van Leiden” in Dutch, is an 11 th century Shell keep located in the town of Leiden. The castle was built where two tributaries of the river Rhine meet. One of those tributaries is the Leidse Rijn, while the other now serves as a canal. The structure sits atop a motte and now serves as a public park.
Duivenvoorde Castle is a castle in the town of Voorschoten, South Holland, in the Netherlands. It was first mentioned in 1226, making it one of the oldest castles in South Holland. The castle is remarkable in that it has never been sold, which can be said of very few Dutch castles.
Galerie Van Slagmaat voor kunst en design. Martijn Homan (1975, Academie voor Kunst en Vormgeving St. Joost, Breda; Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Utrecht) werkt sinds 2002 als zelfstandig productvormgever onder de naam labelh.Zijn collectie bestaat onder andere uit unieke en gelimiteerde sieraden en accessoires.
Heempark is located in the southern part of the city and features a beach, and the magnificent Pettelaarse Schans star island. Perfect for a morning or afternoon out, Heempark features many wild plants, weeds and trees and is also home to many different species of butterfly.
Prof Heike Kamerlingh Onnes FRSFor HFRSE FCS ( (Dutch: ); 21 September 1853 – 21 February 1926) was a Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate. He exploited the Hampson–Linde cycle to investigate how materials behave when cooled to nearly absolute zero and later to liquefy helium for the first time.
The Hortus botanicus Leiden is the oldest botanical garden in The Netherlands. The oldest section of the Hortus, dating back to 1590, is the current Front Garden. It has been renovated with new plants and in 2000, a new glasshouse was added to form the Winter Garden.
Leidens Ontzet (Relief of Leiden) is the event of Leiden that commemorates the Spanish siege and subsequent relief of the city in 1574. Leiden becomes one great festival for two days in a row. Enjoy the parade, fun fair, market, concerts, parties, fireworks and traditional dishes.
Dinosaur skeletons, masterpieces by Rembrandt and Lievens, Wajang puppets from Indonesia, the medical history of bloodletting and breast prosthetics, an Egyptian temple, treasures from Japan and everything about the relief of Leyden: you will find all of this and more in Leiden's museums.
Leiden is the capital city of museums Leiden has 13 fantastic museums all in walking distance of one another. Dinosaur skeletons, masterpieces by Rembrandt and Lievens, Wajang puppets from Indonesia, the medical history of bloodletting and breast prosthetics, an Egyptian temple, treasures from Japan and everything about the relief of Leyden: you will find all of this and more in Leiden's museums.
Stadswandeling Leiden en de oudheid Ontdek verstopte oudheden in Leiden, 23 juni en meer data, 13.00 - 14.30 uur Voor oudheden naar Leiden Museumwandeling | zondag 24 juni, 14.00 - 15.00 uur Caesar in de lage landen Boekpresentatie van Tom Buijtendorp | 22 juni, 15.00 uur
Leiden (/ ˈ l aɪ d ən /; Dutch pronunciation: [ˈlɛi̯də(n)] ( listen); in English and archaic Dutch also Leyden) is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands. The municipality of Leiden had a population of 123,856 in August 2017, but the city forms one densely connected agglomeration with its suburbs Oegstgeest, Leiderdorp, Voorschoten and Zoeterwoude with 206,647 inhabitants.
Huis van Horus is dé organisatie voor Egyptologie in Nederland. Sinds 2007 organiseert Huis van Horus lezingen, seminars en cursussen, en reizen naar Egypte en egyptologische collecties in binnen- en buitenland. De stichting heeft een non-profit-karakter en met het batig saldo worden egyptologische projecten ondersteund.