Keukenhof

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  • Address: Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +31-252465555
  • Ticket Price: 16 EUR
  • Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Zoo, View Point, Play Ground, Cafe, Family And Kids, Nature, Windmill, Sculpture

It's hard to describe this garden's sheerly superlative features in words, so let's do it with numbers instead.

  • The size is 79 acres.
  • There are roughly 7,000,000 flower bulbs, planted annually.
  • Flowers include tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, orchids, roses, carnations, irises, lilies, snow-whites, and crocus.
  • The garden is open only for two months out of every year - late March - Late May.
  • It receives over a million visitors in those two months.
  • There are more than 20 flower shows.
  • The flowers are provided by 100 different producers.
  • There are 8 gardens in different styles here.
  • There is a sculpture garden with 100 specimens.
  • The garden was opened in 1949.

Adjacent to Keukenhof Castle, this garden, Queen of Gardens, is undisputedly one of the most beautiful in the world. There is no one style. There is an English landscape section. There is a historical flower section. In one corner there is a Japanese garden, and in another, a nature garden. It's almost frightening how utterly beautifully these are arranged. During open season, an unbelievable kaleidoscope of colors explodes across a canvas of bright green grass, shaded overhead by flowering trees. If there was ever a poster child for spring, this is it.

In the second half of April is the annual flower parade, always an enchanting sight. But there are also an additional 20 flower shows through the season. One of the most beautiful annual orchid shows is held at the Beatrix pavillion. This is also the site of the world's largest lily exhibit. You can buy flower bulbs outside the gardens.

There is a small petting zoo children will enjoy. They will also enjoy the windmill, the Miffy playground, and the pancakes at the cafe.

  • If you're coming from the airport for quick stop, leave your luggage at the airport.
  • Wheelchair accessible, with parking for the disabled.
  • Paid parking available.
  • Buy your ticket well in advance to skip long queues.

  • Ages 4-11: EUR 8
  • Groups of 20-200: €13.50
  • Park guide: €5.00

  • Ticket counter closed at 6pm.

  • Rented Car, Taxi, On Foot.
  • Buses from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (bus line 858), Leiden (854) and Haarlem (850) stop here.

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  • Keukenhof Address: Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, Netherlands
  • Keukenhof Contact Number: +31-252465555
  • Keukenhof Timing: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm
  • Keukenhof Price: 16 EUR
  • Time required to visit Keukenhof: 04:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Lisse include Keukenhof in their plan

  • 55.56% of people start their Keukenhof visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Keukenhof

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Keukenhof

People normally club together Zemelpolder and Kasteel Keukenhof while planning their visit to Keukenhof.

People also prefer to start their day with Keukenhof.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures