Top Ten Things the Netherlands is Known For

I live in The Netherlands so why not making a list about it?

The Top Ten


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

I love this stuff! - ShuhBanggg

Most iconic cheese - darthvadern

Looks great - LightningStrike


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

You know, how about some history in these lists? - iliekpiez

Yeah this capital looks nice - darthvadern

Amsterdam is the capital city of The Netherlands. It’s a great city to visit. - Userguy44


A lot of people use their bicycle and there a lot of great cycle routes in The Netherlands. - Userguy44

I heard biking is actually faster than driving in Amsterdam. - HoldenFanatic

I like bikes - LightningStrike

I also like bicycles. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo


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

Images will be added soon! - Userguy44

Pretty - BreakFastBeast2005


Netherlands without windmills is like Sweden without IKEA - darthvadern

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. - ShuhBanggg


Amsterdam has a lot of canals. - HoldenFanatic

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. - Userguy44

I love Dutch soccer playing style - Metal_Treasure

Wooden Shoes

Wooden Shoes or Clogs are typically Dutch. Bring them home as a souvenir or visit a traditional clog maker. - Userguy44

Dutch Painters

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

I love to paintt - RylinB

Delft Blue

The Contenders


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 They’re popular in The Netherlands and originally made in the city of Gouda. - Userguy44

Trust me, they're delicious! 😋 - Userguy44

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. - Userguy44


Really great city. Beautiful night skyline and second largest city of The Netherlands. - Userguy44

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.

Poor her. - LightningStrike

Johan Cruijff

Probably the best soccer player The Netherlands ever had. - Userguy44

Truly incredible! - Metal_Treasure

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.
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. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

Radar Love. It's a great song. - PokemonYesTeletubbiesNo

A Dutch rock band. - Userguy44

Simone Simons Simone Johanna Maria Simons is a Dutch singer-songwriter. She is the lead vocalist of Dutch symphonic metal band Epica.
Floor Jansen Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer-songwriter and vocal coach. She is currently vocalist of Nightwish and leader of Revamp.
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.
Dennis Bergkamp Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp is a Dutch former professional footballer, who is the assistant manager to Frank de Boer at Ajax.
Armin van Buuren Armin van Buuren is a Dutch remixer, music producer, DJ, musician, pianist and songwriter from South Holland.
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.
Within Temptation Within Temptation is a Dutch symphonic metal band founded in April 1996 by vocalist Sharon den Adel and guitarist Robert Westerholt.
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