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Rijn (Rhine)

Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 516 6000
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Rhine river banks

What a place to have a stroll. Canals, restaurants, beautiful buildings and friendly people. Due to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Helsinki, Finland
via mobile
A glimpse at ages gone bye

Leiden is a medieval town that withstood floods, hunger, the invasion of the Spaniards, as well as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Imre G
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Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 516 6000
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a place to have a stroll. Canals, restaurants, beautiful buildings and friendly people. Due to brilliant traffic arrangements you can really walk without having to worry about getting hit by a car because there practically are none; just bicycles, mopeds and pedestrians. Way to...More

Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leiden is a medieval town that withstood floods, hunger, the invasion of the Spaniards, as well as the yearly occupation of thousands of university students, while still managing to strive and survive. You may glimpse a little of this by taking a boat ride on...More

Thank Imre G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So nice place for a relaxing walk by the river Rhine. It is nice and beautiful scenery with lots to see and the restaurants were there to answer your need for food. We saw some taking a cruise but we preferred to stroll. We did...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took a guided boat cruise down the Rijn during our recent trip to Leiden. In some ways Leiden is very similar to Amsterdam in being able to take a really relaxing stroll or boat cruise down the canals. I would say...More

Thank Drbinoche
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The Rhine is easily accessible by foot and bicycle. Plenty of restaurants and lunch opportunities. Shopping in parallel street (Haarlemmerstraat) and most churches and muses nearby.

Thank Philip D
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The best way to discover Leiden and to see the most of the strukture of this ancient town. The Text is in different languages.

1  Thank feldmaus2017
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Leiden dates back to the Roman times when it was called Lugdunum Batavorum and already at the mouth of the river Rhenus ... now known as the Rhine or in Leiden the Old Rhine since the main delta is now in Rotterdam. The ancient river...More

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 17 November 2016

as wet as any other i've ever known...and it winds its way through some interesting places...then it branches and meets itself...tricky devil...it IS somewhat disrespectful of borders, having a 'i was here FIRST' chip on its fluid shoulders. can't argue with THAT! it seems boat...More

1  Thank isaac m
Reviewed 30 October 2016

One of the nicest part of the city, from which you can strongly feel how much Leiden is "dutch". Amazing canals, nice buildings and colorful ships on this amazing river, the true symbol of the city.

1  Thank Davide G
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is my fifth time to Holland and Leiden's Canal's and Basins are unsurpassed. Perfect for the tourist who is willing to go beyond the regular touristy trail. You are amongst the locals in a beautiful city

1  Thank jimhdublin
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