Leiden is easily one of the most enchanting cities in the . It's home to the oldest university in the country, the birthplace of Rembrandt and breeding ground for ground-breaking science and Nobel laureates since centuries.

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Biodiversity Center is a national museum of natural history and a research center on biodiversity in Leiden, . Photo: Husky, CC BY 4.0.

The is the national archaeological museum of the , located in Leiden. Photo: Goodness Shamrock, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , is an ethnographic museum in the located in the university city of Leiden. Photo: ErikvanB, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The Museum is a human biology interactive museum, located near in the . is situated 2½ km northwest of Leiden. Photo: Pvt pauline, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a town in , bordering the city of Leiden, perhaps best known as the birthplace of Dutch author Jan Wolkers and from the title of his autobiographical novel Return to . Photo: Effeietsanders, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl.

is a town and municipality in , the Netherlands consisting of Valkenburg, aan den Rijn, Noord, Rijnsburg and aan Zee, which together house some 65,000 people. Photo: Erwin Kreijne, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in the province of in the Netherlands. Photo: E v Schoonhoven, CC BY 3.0.


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