Leiden, Netherlands


Homeland Rembrandt and the oldest university in the Netherlands, the city of Leiden in the early XVII century for several years also served as home to the first settlers of America, en route from England to the New World. It's a beautiful Leiden boasts that its historic center - the second largest in the whole of the Netherlands, and is second only to Amsterdam. National Museum of Antiquities is famous for its rich collection of Egyptian artifacts. The Botanical Garden, founded in 1590, already in 1593 were planted the first bulbs Dutch tulips.

Places of interest in Leiden