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Discover Leiden

Discover Leiden

This historic city will captivate you with its charm, its elegance, its friendliness and its hidden treasures. A visit to Leiden can be an enriching experience; it will stimulate your curiosity and invite you to take a look into its illustrious past, to enjoy its fascinating present and to look towards its promising future.

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Art&Culture

Art&Culture

Leiden has been called the most beautiful city in the Netherlands. That is not too surprising, considering how much of the rich city history is still visible everywhere in the charming city centre. Plus, when you add the large number of museums, the many monuments and the thriving cultural climate you will certainly agree that the city is well-deserving of this reputation.

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Museums

Museums

Leiden has 12 fantastic museums all in walking distance of one another. Dinosaur skeletons, masterpieces by Rembrandt and Lievens: you will find all of this and more in Leiden's museums.

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Business events

Business events

Naturally, the content of the conference is the prime concern, but we know from experience that the ambience, the whole atmosphere surrounding the event, is equally important in making it a success. A conference needs that something special. You might find it in a country environment, but it could equally be in our historic city.

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Leiden University

Leiden University

Leiden University is a research-oriented university. Special attention is paid to excellent and internationally competitive research. Cooperation allows the university to collect expertise from a wide range of disciplines and academic fields, superseding any boundaries.

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Theatre

Theatre

Music, theatre, dance, cabaret: Leiden's performing arts venues offer a wide variety of events. For a complete calendar of events, visit the Uitburo or check the individual theatre websites.

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