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Leeuwarden dates as far back as the Middle Ages.
In the first half of the 9th century first the settlement "Villa Lantarde" was mentioned, this was the first note about the village later known as Leeuwarden.
Leeuwarden means as much as "mounted lee grounds", the spelling of Leeuwarden knows more than 200 different ways of writing.
The city has moats, old houses along them and some new buildings outside the city center.
This is the old city hall. In front of it Willem Lodewijk, duke of Nassau, who has played a signifcant role in the history of Leeuwarden.
This tower is part of the newly built towers, which are almost all in hands of insurance companies. It is close to the... more travel advice
All throughout the city center are houses like this, with old façades and many a time a stone bricked in. More... more travel advice
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