The Netherlands is famous for its tulips and windmills. There are still over a thousand windmills in the Netherlands, often run by volunteers. Tulips are cultivated in fields full of beautiful colors throughout the country in the spring.

Holland, tulips

Skagit Valley, WA by Douglas Dietiker. The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is a tourist destination in Northwest Washington State.

Fiep Westendorp

adorable Fiep Westendrop illustration // girl (reminds me of little red riding hood) riding her bicycle in the rain w/ her (scottie) doggie

100 gulden

nl - - - - - - - - - - 100 hundred guilders.before the Euro. I miss the art work that these money notes had on them.

The one and only Sinterklaas

Netherlands- Sinterklaas is St. Nicholas in the Netherlands. Dutch children put wooden shoes filled with hay and sugar for Sinterklaas' horse. Good children receive shoes full of sweet treats as a child we would sing to Sinterklaas.

Queen Wilhelmina

Queen Wilhelmina in her later years, wearing the emerald tiara, though it's difficult to see it properly

The Nightwatch by Rembrandt

Rembrandt Paintings-'The Company of Frans Banning Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburch', known as the 'Nightwatch'


Holland is famous for it's Gouda cheese. Try slicing cheese and fry just 1 slice bread on buttered side and then the cheese side.

Johann Cruyff. Dutch football legend

Hendrik Johannes Cruijff, born 25 April 1947 in Amsterdam, known as Johan Cruyff, is a former Dutch footballer and was until recently the manager of the Catalonia football team