Apeldoorn can be found near National Park De Hoge Veluwe, within the province of Gelderland, in the Netherlands. Apeldoorn is a city with over 155.000 inhabitants.
Apeldoorn is nice to visit for its monkey zoo De Apenheul, entertainment park Koningin Juliana Toren and royal palace Het Loo. Het Loo was originally a hunting-lodge of the dukes of Gelderland, but in its present form dates chiefly from the time of the then Stadtholder William III of England (1685-1686). The oldest sister of the Dutch Queen, Princess Margriet, lives nearby the palace Het Loo, with her husband Pieter van Vollenhoven.
The CODA Museum in Apeldoorn is a museum for contemporary art (specialized in jewellery and paper art) and regional history. The CODA building is designed by the well known architect Herman Hertzberger.
National Park De Hoge Veluwe has the famous Kröller Müller museum where various artworks can be seen (paintings and sculptures) of e.g. Vincent van Gogh, Picasso and Monet and de Veluwe is a very nice area to enjoy nature by walking and cycling through the park. It's a great area to have a picknick in aslong as you don't litter around the park.
TIP: White bicycles are available to visitors for free within the park.
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