In Lisse, The Netherlands, there is a flower garden that is visited by millions of tourists each year. The Keukenhof Flower Garden is the touted as the largest in the world. You see fields of bulbs and fields of fully-bloomed flowers in variety of colors, types, and sizes!
You need more than 3 hours to see every nook and cranny of this magnificent 200-hectare garden.
Keukenhof, meaning “kitchen garden”, was built in 1641 and just grew in area over the years.
In 1949 a group of 20 flower bulb exporters came up with a plan to use the estate for a permanent exhibition of spring-flowering bulbs, signalling the birth of Keukenhof as a spring park. The park opened its gates tot he public in 1950 and was an instant success, with 236,000 visitors in the first year alone.
During the last 65 years Keukenhof has grown into a world-famous attraction.
There is a lake in the middle that makes the place romantic.
Expect the hundreds of people in your visit.
There are flowers as far as your eyes could see.
Buy your tickets online. It is worth making a special trip!
The garden opens from 24 March 2016 to 16 May 2016!
– Go early to avoid the long line at the entrance.
– Free Wi-Fi is available across the whole park.
– Ask for the free map at the ticket office.
– Free lockers are available at the main entrance.
– Pets are permitted at Keukenhof, but they must be on a leash.
– The use of a wheelchair is free of charge.
Address: Stationsweg 166, 2161 Lisse, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 (0) 252 465 555
8:00 AM to 7:30 PM. The ticket office is open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
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