Trips in the Netherlands: From old-timers to murderous monks

There are plenty of special events organized in the Netherlands. The editors of NU.nl look at the offer every week and select remarkable outings for the Uitagenda. For example, you can go to a brand new darts tournament, a big old-timer fair or an exciting night walk over the Middle Ages.


There are plenty of special events organized in the Netherlands. The editors of NU.nl look at the offer every week and select remarkable outings for the Uitagenda. For example, you can go to a brand new darts tournament, a big old-timer fair or an exciting night walk over the Middle Ages.

Murder in ARTIS - Amsterdam

Because of success, the murderer of murder in ARTIS has been extended by two weeks. Only this weekend and next weekend you can enjoy the exciting audio tour at dusk. You will be sent into the zoo with headphones. In your ears the story of a journalist and a trainee who can pick up unexplained sounds in the park and investigate, until the journalist disappears without a trace. The atmosphere of the thriller is enhanced by the falling darkness and the fluttering, crackling and other sounds of the animals in the park.

  • Where: Artis, Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
  • When: 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19 January
  • Price: 12.50 euros
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Dutch Championship Risk - Rotterdam

True strategists feel completely at home with the NK Risk. The championship is being held for the fifth time this year. The organization has also thought about visitors who do not know the rules of the infamous board game; There are also pool tables, table tennis tables, table football tables and whiskey tasting, and special beers are served. Only the winner will advance to the next round per round. In total, four rounds are played.

  • Where: Van Nelle Factory, Van Nelleweg 1, Rotterdam
  • When: January 12 from 9 am to 11 pm
  • Price: from 12.95 euros
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Night walk Crime, Murder and Monks - Amersfoort

Every year, the Amersfoort guides organize a night walk through the medieval city center. This year's theme is crime, murder and monks. The guide tells you everything about ominous robber gangs, heretics and sorcery. The walk includes a break with a drink in a secret location.

  • Where: Amersfoortse Gidsen, Krankeledenstraat 30, Amersfoort
  • When: 12, 19 and 26 January
  • Price: 10 euros
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Oldtimer Fair InterClassics - Maastricht

The olympic fair in Maastricht is the largest in the Benelux with eight hundred classic cars. This year the fair is completely dominated by the Italian brand Lancia. At the auction you can not only browse through iconic classic cars, but also take a seat in a realistic race simulator that will tear you over the Monte Carlo circuit. There are also about a hundred cars auctioned, including the Austin 35 from pop icon Phil Collins.

  • Where: MECC Maastricht, Forum 100, Maastricht
  • When: 10 to 13 January
  • Price: online 17.50 euros, at the cash desk 20 euros
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Living History Weekend at the Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam

During the Living History Weekend at the Rijksmuseum, visitors are invited to come to the museum in historical clothing or in the urban colors of Amsterdam (red, white and black). They receive a free cup of coffee or tea, and are allowed to take the video tour of the Eighty Years' War, in which the victories, the battles and the city sieges of the war are discussed. Please note that for security reasons large attributes, such as swords or flags, are not allowed in the museum.

  • Where: Rijksmuseum, Museumstraat 1, Amsterdam
  • When: 12 and 13 January
  • Price: 19 euros for adults, children free
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The Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin - Doetinchem

At this exhibition you can see some of the more than 2,200 year old terracotta figures that were buried with the first Chinese emperor Qin Shi Huangdi in 221 BC. The army of more than eight thousand figures had to protect him in the hereafter. In Doetinchem you can get an idea of ​​how impressive the army must have been on the basis of the life-size warriors, chariots and cavalry horses they display.

  • Where: Boliestraat 29, Doetinchem
  • When: until 28 February
  • Price: 12 euros for adults, 8 euros for children / students / seniors
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Dart tournament King of Darts - Enschede, Den Bosch and Groningen

During the King of Darts games, ten top darts will compete for the first place in five games. It is a brand new tournament between the Netherlands and England that will be held for the first time in 2019. Crazy Pianos On Tour provides musical entertainment between matches. With, among others, Raymond van Barneveld, Phil Taylor, Michael van Gerwen and Peter Wright.

  • Where: Expo Twente, Enschede; MartiniPlaza, Groningen; Brabanthallen, Den Bosch
  • When: 20, 22 and 23 January
  • Price: from 30 euros in Groningen and 35 euros in Enschede and Den Bosch
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Do you want to know what else you can do? Take a look at the Uitagenda

REF: https://www.nu.nl/uit/5677424/uitstapjes-in-nederland-van-oldtimers-moordlustige-monnik.html

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