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Rijn (Rhine)

Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 516 6000
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Very relaxing to stroll along the Rhine

The Rhine is easily accessible by foot and bicycle. Plenty of restaurants and lunch opportunities... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Philip D
via mobile
boat-trip is the best way to discover

The best way to discover Leiden and to see the most of the strukture of this ancient town. The Text... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Sankt Augustin, Germany
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Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 516 6000
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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
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
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The Rhine and its canals make Leiden a more beautiful city. Grand old buildings line the water. We enjoyed walking along, taking photos and watching the traffic on the canals. The width of the river canals allows much boat traffic and makes it a busy...More

Thank 777aaa
Reviewed 17 June 2016

The Oude Rijn and the Nieuwe Rijn flow in canals through the historical city of Leiden, meeting right in its middle, creating a special scenery, in the most beautiful city of Zuid Holland Province. This city has the peculiarity not to have any market square....More

Thank PipingAngel
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We went through Leiden in canoes so we looked at this and other parts of the city from the water (one of the best ways to explore beautiful dutch cities). While my favorite city in the Netherlands is still Haarlem I have to say that...More

Thank RN40
Reviewed 23 April 2016

The Rijn flows through Leiden in a few beautiful canals. Amazing scenery, very fun to go sailing on the canals.

Thank FuTalks
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