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National Archaeological Museum Aruba – Τhe history and pre-history of the island in Oranjestad

The oldest part of Aruba’s cultural heritage is on display at the Aruba Archaeological Museum. The permanent collection covers from the Pre-Ceramic period of 2500 BC. to

Princess Juliana International Airport – The small developed beach airfield in Sint Maarten

Apelles Painting Campaspe – The great art gallery painting is being exhibited in The Hague

This is one of only three surviving paintings by Willem van Haecht depicting the interior of a kunstkamer (picture gallery) and shows the visit of Alexander the

Cube houses – The set of innovative houses in Rotterdam

The houses built in Rotterdam and Helmond in the Netherlands, designed by architect Piet Blom. Blom tilted the cube of a conventional house 45 degrees, and rested

Klein Curacao lighthouse – The iconic pink tower in Klein Curaçao

Right in the middle of the 1.7 square kilometers uninhabited island, stands the lighthouse. The only structures on the island are the old lighthouse, a beach house,

Inntel Hotel Zaandam – The unmissable hotel in Zaandam

A striking building because the exterior consists entirely of a stack of nearly seventy separate Zaanse houses, executed in four colors. The building was designed by Wilfried

Metrostation De Akkers walvisstaarten – Subway train lands on giant sea creature sculpture in Spijkenisse

A subway train in the Netherlands was saved from a spectacular crash. The train burst through the buffers at the station, which is at the southernmost end

Catholic woman and her Protestant husband – The story of eternal love in Roermond

In a time where religion was the controlling force of many parts of the world, this couple was forced to be buried in separate graveyards just because

John Frost Bridge – The final objective of the Operation Market Garden in Arnhem

In September 1944 the Allies launched Operation Market Garden. Unexpected German resistance in Arnhem meant that only a small force of some 750 men were able to

The Girl with a Pearl Earring is being exhibited in The Hague

The painting by Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer. It depicts a European girl wearing an exotic dress, an oriental turban, and an large pearl earring. The

Fort Bourtange – The star fort in the village of Bourtange

Kasteel de Haar – The medieval largest castle in the Netherlands in Utrecht

The oldest historical record of a building at the location of the current castle dates to 1391. The castle remained in the ownership of the De Haar

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