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Schipluiden is a village in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. It is the seat of the council of the municipality of Midden-Delfland. The village was founded relatively late in the 15th century and evolved around the Keenenburg castle, which no longer exists. The current Dutch Reformed church in the village centre belonged to the Catholic Teutonic Knights before 1572, when the Calvinists took over control of the church. The village inhabitants worked in the food trade from the agrarian area Westland to the cities of Vlaardingen and Delft. Most of the population became Roman Catholic in the 17th century. For sermons, they had to go to the Roman Catholic Church, some kilometres out of the village. A new Roman Catholic church was built in the 1960s. Schipluiden remained a small agrarian village until the 1950s. Its population began to grow significantly in the second half of the twentieth century as many middle-class people from the cities came to live in the village, but the village has maintained its village culture. Schipluiden was a separate municipality until 2004, when it became part of Midden-Delfland. * Reformed church * Windmill: de Korpershoek * Bridge across the Vlaardingervaart


Home to pretty treasures, Schipluiden is Netherlands's best kept secret. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Rotterdam, Netherlands. Attractions in Rotterdam include Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. Also, to reach Schipluiden, 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 Schipluiden.

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Facts and Stats for Schipluiden*

  • Pollution Statistics in Schipluiden

    Know the pollution level of Schipluiden before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 45 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Schipluiden: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Schipluiden for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Schipluiden.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.71 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.62 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.36 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.36 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 26.92 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.14 (Low)
    • Drug offense 30.36 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71.43 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.07 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 32.14 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.07 (Moderate)
  • Living in Schipluiden - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 67.63 (High)
    • Climate Index 87.81 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 39.66 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 91.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.86 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Schipluiden

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Schipluiden

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.79 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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