Visit Leeuwarden 2018
Welcome to Leeuwarden: the proud European Capital of Culture 2018. If you visit Leeuwarden you will be woundering its colourful street art, fascinating museums, the nice people en lovely shops. Thats’s one of the reasons why Leeuwarden is European Capital of Culture 2018. Leeuwarden is the centre of all activities. It’s a great place to stay: enjoy Leeuwarden 2018 with us!
For example: The Fries Museum in Leeuwarden
The most important museum of Leeuwarden dominates the Wilhelminaplein, the bustling public square that hosts markets each Friday. With its name translating to “Frisian Museum” in English, it displays artworks, conveys the story of the province and has a section dedicated to the resistance movement of World War II. During Leeuwarden European Capital of Culture 2018 you will find intresting expositions about Escher and Mata Hari.
Yes, Leeuwarden is the birthplace of dancer Margaretha Zelle, who became known as Mata Hari and was executed as a spy in 1917. A bronze statue of her dancing stands proud in the city centre. Can you find her? Maybe from the top of the Oldehove, the most leaning tower of Europe! Climb up the stairs of the Oldehove and enjoy the fantastic view over Leeuwarden European Capital of Culture 2018. Visit us!