Insider Tips: tourist hotspots in Almere, the Netherlands' newest city
How did Almere, the youngest Dutch city, become the most viable alternative to Amsterdam?
The extraordinary story of the Dutch city of Almere is still being told. The Netherands' youngest city, Almere is impressively already its seventh largest, with a little over 200,000 inhabitants. However, the city, which handed out the house keys to its first residents in 1976, is often ridiculed (mainly by the Dutch) as being boring and impersonal. But although Almere may lack a rich history, it makes up for that with its convenient city planning, green spaces, and some of the most innovative, modern architectural creations in the world.
Browse on to discover the most interesting spots the Netherlands' fastest-growing city has to offer.
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