De Rijp is a village and former island in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Alkmaar, and lies about 10 km northwest of Purmerend, between the Schermer and the Beemster polders. Before the poldering of the lakes surrounding it, De Rijp was famous for its herring industry. Today it is known for its characteristic rijksmonuments, which include some of the oldest wooden houses of North Holland. De Rijp was a separate municipality until 1970, when it merged with Graft. The statistical area "De Rijp", which also can include the surrounding countryside, has a population of around 4020. Wikipedia
De Rijp in Netherlands awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in De Rijp. De Rijp is located at a short trip away from Rotterdam a major city in Netherlands. Attractions in Rotterdam include Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. Also, to reach De Rijp, you'll have to take a flight to Rotterdam; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to De Rijp.
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