Tulip field in Noordwijk
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Tulip field in Noordwijk

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A panoramic view of a beautiful field of red tulips in spring, in the area of Noordwijk in The Netherlands. This sandy area by the coast is well known for spring flowers and worth visiting.

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A: From the tower of the Oude Jeroenskerk in Noordwijk Binnen

by Henk Keijzer, 960 meters away

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From the tower of the Oude Jeroenskerk in Noordwijk Binnen

B: Country Estate Nieuw Leeuwenhorst, Noordwijkerhout, with Heerlijckheit Dijckenburch in the background

by Henk Keijzer, 1.4 km away

Country Estate Nieuw Leeuwenhorst with Heerlijckheit Dijckenburch in the background

Country Estate Nieuw Leeuwenhorst, Noordwijkerhout, with Heerlijckheit Dijckenburch in the background

C: Colourful field of tulips in Noordwijk

by Zoran Trost, 1.7 km away

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Colourful field of tulips in Noordwijk

D: Churchyard of the Roman Catholic Church, Voorhout

by Henk Keijzer, 2.0 km away

Churchyard of the Roman Catholic Church, Voorhout

Churchyard of the Roman Catholic Church, Voorhout

E: Churchyard of the Protestant Church, Voorhout

by Henk Keijzer, 2.0 km away

Churchyard of the Protestant Church, Voorhout

Churchyard of the Protestant Church, Voorhout

F: Municipal Councel Teylingen - 8 April 2010

by Henk Keijzer, 2.1 km away

Municipal Councel Teylingen - 8 April 2010

Municipal Councel Teylingen - 8 April 2010

G: On the roundabout

by Jan Mulder, 2.2 km away

Roundabout in front of the Alexander and Palace hotels. Photo's taken on February 11, 2012.

On the roundabout

H: In front of the Palace hotel

by Jan Mulder, 2.2 km away

Impressive facade of the Palace hotel. Photo's taken on february 11, 2012.

In front of the Palace hotel

I: Seaside

by Jan Mulder, 2.5 km away

Sunny cold weather on the Dutch coast. Photo's taken on february 11, 2012.

Seaside

J: Bloemencorso Bollenstreek 2010

by Henk Keijzer, 3.2 km away

Bloemencorso Bollenstreek 2010

Bloemencorso Bollenstreek 2010

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