Netherlands

Our list of articles tagged with "Netherlands."

June 25, 2021

The Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam

A highlight of Jewish touring in Amsterdam is the 17th-century Portuguese Synagogue, a landmark complex whose impressive size and beautiful interiors reflect the wealthy, prominent Sephardic community in Amsterdam during the Dutch Golden Age.

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July 10, 2016

Flowers in Holland: Keukenhof and Aalsmeer

When many people think of Holland (the Netherlands), they automatically think of tulips. Since first being imported from Turkey in the middle of the 16th century, tulips have thrived in Holland, becoming one of the country‚Äôs most important sights and industries. During the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century, tulips were an essential possession […]

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