Top Ten Things the Netherlands is Known For

I live in The Netherlands so why not making a list about it?
The Top Ten
1 Gouda

Spiced Gouda tastes even better than the original Gouda.

I love it. It's available in Canadian grocery stores.

Most iconic cheese

I love this stuff!

2 Amsterdam

Yes, aka the little Venice for the canals and bridges.

You know, how about some history in these lists?

Yeah this capital looks nice

Amsterdam is the capital city of The Netherlands. It’s a great city to visit.

3 Tulips

Ah, beautiful tulips, I love picturing plains with millions of tulips

Images will be added soon!

4 Canals

Amsterdam has a lot of canals.

5 Windmills

I've always wanted to go to the Netherlands just to see the windmills. Also Amsterdam and the fields of tulips. But mainly the windmills.

Netherlands without windmills is like Sweden without IKEA

6 Bicycles

A lot of people use their bicycle and there a lot of great cycle routes in The Netherlands.

I heard biking is actually faster than driving in Amsterdam.

I also like bicycles.

I like bikes

7 Dutch Painters

We've all heard of Vincent Van Gogh, one of the best painters

Some of the best

I love to paintt

8 Wooden Shoes

Wooden Shoes or Clogs are typically Dutch. Bring them home as a souvenir or visit a traditional clog maker.

9 Stroopwafels

Stroopwafels or Syrup Waffles are a waffle made from two thin layers of baked dough with a caramel syrup filling in the middle. They’re popular in The Netherlands and originally made in the city of Gouda.

Trust me, they're delicious! 😋

10 Soccer Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players each. It is played with a spherical ball. The objective is to score the ball in the other teams goal.

Examples of good Dutch soccer clubs are Feyenoord, Ajax and PSV to name a few.

I love Dutch soccer playing style

The Contenders
11 Rotterdam

Really great city. Beautiful night skyline and second largest city of The Netherlands.

12 Delft Blue
13 Sharon Den Adel Sharon den Adel, Dutch singer and the vocalist of symphonic rock band Within Temptation. more.

Thanks for the additions! And I like Sharon.

14 Marco van Basten Marcel "Marco" van Basten is a Dutch football manager and former football player, who played for Ajax and Milan, as well as the Netherlands national team, in the 1980s and early '90s as a forward.
15 Johan Cruijff

Probably the best soccer player The Netherlands ever had.

Truly incredible!

16 Weed

I mean, come on

17 Narcotics
18 Golden Earring Golden Earring is a Dutch rock band, founded in 1961 in The Hague as The Golden Earrings. They achieved worldwide fame with their international hit songs "Radar Love" in 1973.

Radar Love is an awesome song.

Radar Love. It's a great song.

A Dutch rock band.

19 Anne Frank Annelies Marie Frank was a German-born diarist. Anne for short. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands more.
20 Simone Simons Simone Johanna Maria Simons is a Dutch singer-songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of Dutch symphonic metal band Epica.
21 Floor Jansen Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She is currently vocalist of Nightwish and leader of Revamp.
22 Ayreon Ayreon is a musical project by Dutch songwriter, singer, multi-instrumentalist musician and record producer Arjen Anthony Lucassen. Ayreon's music is described as progressive rock, progressive metal and power metal sometimes combined with genres such as folk, electronica, experimental and classical more.
23 Dennis Bergkamp Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp is a Dutch former professional footballer, who is the assistant manager to Frank de Boer at Ajax.
24 Armin van Buuren Armin van Buuren is a Dutch remixer, music producer, DJ, musician, pianist and songwriter from South Holland.
25 Vincent van Gogh Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of Western art. more.
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