Benthuizen is a village in the Dutch province of South Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn, and lies about 1 km east of Zoetermeer. In 2001, the town of Benthuizen had 3215 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.51 km², and contained 1110 residences.The statistical area "Benthuizen", which also can include the peripheral parts of the village, as well as the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 3450. Benthuizen has a long history that goes back to the beginning of the 12th century, it was then that the village was described for the first time. Until 1991 Benthuizen was an independent municipality in that year the municipality became part of the larger municipality Rijneveld. In 1993 the name was changed to Rijnwoude. The HSL-Zuid being constructed passes Benthuizen on the eastern side. Also the new Bentwoud (forest) is planted to the east of Benthuizen. Benthuizen has several buildings that are officially designated monuments. One of these is the historic windmill known as molen de Haas.Wikipedia
If you are looking for travel information of Benthuizen in Netherlands, you've come to the right place. The nearest major city to Benthuizen is Rotterdam. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Rotterdam for its bountiful attractions like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum on your trip to Benthuizen. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport. A holiday in Benthuizen can generally be of 1-2 days.
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