City Walk “Hidden Gems of Leiden”
- Het Leidse Volkshuis
Free guided walk to discover Leiden and its hidden gems.
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The Centre for Global Heritage and Development is offering a free guided walk to discover Leiden and its hidden gems. It is a great opportunity to discover one most charming cities in the Netherlands, breeding ground for innovative science and Nobel laureates and home to the oldest university in the country.
This tour shows the lesser known, but no less important side of the university. It is a great opportunity to discover one most charming towns in the Netherlands, city of books, breeding ground for innovative science and Nobel laureates and - last but not least - home to the oldest university in the country.
On the basis of a number of people, we will explain the history of the university and science and scholarship in Leiden. By telling a number of personal stories we want to show the University from its human side. After all, it is not just about the university as a large institution, but also about the people who lived here Leiden.
Meeting point: Het Leidse Volkshuis (The People's House) Apothekersdijk 33a, 2312 DD Leiden goo.gl/maps/DudbvAWcQfseqmeT7
Time: 11.00 am
Duration: ca. 2 hours
Registration is for free but required please register here.
Please note: the walking tour will run with a minimum of 5 participants and a maximum of 15. A comfort break will take place during the tour, as required.
If you cannot attend the walking tour on Sunday 17 July, the Centre for Global Heritage and Development also offers this guided tour on the following date:
- Saturday 30 July 2022 at 11:00, to join this guided walk, fill in this form.
Centre for Global Heritage and Development. Heritage studies in the 21st century call for a new approach, a partnership between archaeology, architecture, the social sciences, the humanities, law, science, technology and design and urban and regional studies.
The Centre for Global Heritage and Development uses its interuniversity and interdisciplinary status to go beyond the traditional study of heritage, by focusing on how heritage relates to cultural, social and environmental developments and decisions.
The Centre for Global Heritage and Development is a collaboration of Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam.