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Rijn (Rhine)

Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 516 6000
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WHAT a river!

as river SO grand, they named a wine after it! beginning(don't quote me on ANY of this...inCLUding... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
isaac m
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Leiden, The Netherlands
Even on a cold wet miserable misty day - wonderful

This is the heart of Leiden which is in any case a really pleasant town with much to offer. I saw... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
NB1957
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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"old city"
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"river"
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

as river SO grand, they named a wine after it! beginning(don't quote me on ANY of this...inCLUding the wine...most of life is 'hearsay' ANYways...kick back...enjoy the ride if you can. on a boat OR inner tube(you know what an inner tube is, right?)))) in the...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is the heart of Leiden which is in any case a really pleasant town with much to offer. I saw it in really unpleasant weather but it still impressed. On a warm evening I would imagine the whole area is buzzing but even on...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Sure, walking the narrow cobblestone streets is great, but really the best and most picturesque way to explore Leiden is by boat on the Rijn. We had a tour with Bootjes & Broodjes and we enjoyed it greatly. It was a great, relaxing and informative...More

1  Thank Vladimir1998
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

among so many, the rijn is simply one of the best things in Leiden. walking along it just like finding one interesting spot to another. the information which available in English is also a good thing to better understand each surrounding area where ever we...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 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

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

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

1  Thank MijnlieverdFH
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

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

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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
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Reviewed 28 February 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
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