Leiden in numbers

  • 340.000 inhabitants (Greater Leiden) 
  • 200 restaurants
  • 60 bars 
  • 22 hotels 
  • 3.000 hotel rooms (Greater Leiden) 
  • 13 museums 
  • More than 3.000 monuments 
  • Leiden Observatory is the oldest university observatory in the world
  • 28 kilomtres of canals 
  • 88 bridges
  • In 1593, the first tulip was planted in Dutch soil in Leiden's Hortus botanicus 
  • 35 countyards in the city centre 
  • Birthplace of Rembrandt van Rijn 

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Leiden Congress City

  • 20 excellent congress venues
  • Congress capacity up to 2.500 persons
  • On average 6 trains per hour from Schiphol International Airport to Leiden
  • Low-budget accommodations in immediate vicinity