Netherland Keukenhof Flower Garden – Keukenhof (which in Dutch means kitchen garden) is a flower garden located in Lisse, the Netherlands, and is the world’s largest flower garden. According to the official website of the Keukenhof Park, there are seven million flowers are planted annually at the park.
Keukenhof is located precisely in South Holland, in between the towns of Hillegom and Lisse, south of Haarlem and southwest of Amsterdam. And can be reached by bus from the bus station Haarlem or Leiden. The park is located in an area called Duin en Bollenstreek.
This park was made in 1949 by the future mayor of Lisse, which is a small town near Amsterdam. Namely to create an exhibition of flowers that flower growers from across the Netherlands and Europe could show off the interest that would help the Netherlands as the largest flower exporter in the world. Within 50 years Keukenhof has become a flower garden in the world.
Keukenhof opened once a year on the last week of March to mid-May. The best time to view the tulips is mid-April, depending on weather.