Will you be spending time in the Netherlands this spring? Then there’s one Dutch attraction that’s probably on your bucket list: Keukenhof.
The tulip gardens at Keukenhof are undoubtedly one of the most popular – and most unique – sights in the Netherlands, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world every year. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting Keukenhof in 2023.
About the Keukenhof gardens
Keukenhof – which directly translates as “kitchen garden” in English – wasn’t always the major attraction it is today. These days, the park welcomes over 1 million visitors every season, but it started its life as a relatively unassuming kitchen garden on the grounds of a castle.
The history of Keukenhof Holland
Keukenhof is located on the former grounds of Teylingen Castle – more specifically, the hunting grounds and castle kitchen, which incidentally is how the park got its name. Teylingen Castle dates back to the 13th century.
Read more at iamexpat.nl