Back north, the Marekerk dates to 1639 and has a beautiful eight-sided wooden interior. Try to sneak a peak during Sunday services.
Get your Rembrandt fix at the 17th-century Lakenhal, which houses the Municipal Museum, with an assortment of works by old masters, as...
Bootjes en Broodjes
As the name implies, you can get snacks to go with your voyage. Rent a quiet electric boat or join a tour. Private tours available.
Locals swarm to this cool music bar to see some of the best touring bands from Holland and beyond. Music ranges from jazz to rock 'n'...
Mangerie De Jonge Koekop
Always popular, this bistro has fresh and inventive fare. Dine under the stars at outside tables in summer. Look for the sculpted cow's...
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Leiden University was an early centre for Dutch medical research. This museum displays the often-grisly results (five centuries of pickled organs and surgical tools and skeletons) plus you can have a gander at the anatomical theatre with skeletons in stiff relief.