Must-Visit Attractions in Leeuwarden

Must-Visit Attractions in Leeuwarden: Aquazoo Friesland, Oldehove, Fries Museum, Fries Verzetmuseum, Boomsma Distillery.

Aquazoo Friesland

Aquazoo Friesland positions among the greatest zoo in the Netherlands and takes care of an expansive zoological garden of delightful critters from around the globe. In spite of the fact that the zoo chiefly obliges sea-going animals like beavers, ocean lions and polar bears, it additionally administers to arrive creatures including ungulates, cold owls, and wallabies.


This famous inclining church steeple has remained in the focal point of Leeuwarden since the sixteenth century and is said to stagger further to its side than the Leaning Tower of Pisa. In spite of the fact that Oldehove was once appended to an adjacent church, it has since turned into an unattached pinnacle.

Fries Museum

Leeuwarden’s guideline historical center for the most part gathers things that are identified with Friesland region’s past and composes shows that spin around particular aspects of the territory’s history or individual Frisians. In 2018, the historical center will have shows covering two of the most popular Frisians from the twentieth century; Mata Hari and M.C. Escher.

Fries Verzetmuseum

The Fries Verzetmuseum follows minutes from Frisian World War II history and inspects the impacts of the German Occupation of the Netherlands on the territory’s kin, culture and personality. The gallery is a piece of the Friesmuseum and hosts a few entrancing, transitory presentations every year.

Boomsma Distillery

Boomsma has been distilling delicious traditional Dutch liquor for generations. It is possible to take a short tour around the distillery and discover its history at the onsite museum (before stopping by Boomsma tasting room).

Keramiekmuseum Princessehof

Keramiekmuseum Princesshof is housed inside a former royal palace and another nearby building that once served as a fortress. The museum itself curates an impressive collection of ceramic items including many ancient objects from China as well as modern earthenware from the Netherlands and elsewhere in Europe.