"Leeuwarden" Top 5 Page for this destination Leeuwarden by martin_nl
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I have lived in Leeuwarden for 3 1/2 years while I was studying Hotel Management here. My first intention with this Leeuwarden page was to put places up of where to go out and to enjoy the nightlife of Leeuwarden. However, I decided to put up some cultural things aswell. When you live in a city, you never really see it's beauty, or is that just my experience??
Every Thursdy night is the night to go out for students. This is also the best evening to enjoy Leeuwarden's nightlife. Usually the evening starts in a pub and then on to a disco. These disco's stay open untill 5:00 in the morning!! After that it is time to enjoy some patat met (french fries and mayo), or a shoarma sandwich...
Leeuwarden is the age-old capital of Friesland (or Fryslân as called by the Frisians), a province of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Frisians occupy an entirely unique place in the history of Europe. The Frisian passion for freedom and independence has been widely known since the time of the roman empire, whose legions never succeeded in subduing this proud people. This passion is still evident in the preservation of the Frisian language. The Frisians have also been known throughout the centuries as diligent and reliable workers who love their country and its cities and villages. All these characteristics are reflected in the atmosphere of Friesland's capital city.
- Pros:Great Thursday night's nightlife
- Cons:The city is a bit far away from everything
- In a nutshell:Spend your whole Thursday in Leeuwarden on a sunny day!!
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