Keukenhof opens with new entrance

Keukenhof opens with new entrance

Starting Thursday, people can again eight weeks to the Keukenhof gardens in Lisse. The international attraction this year in the spell of a hundred years ‘Dutch Design’, with bloemenontwerpen that are inspired by the work of artists like Mondrian and Rietveld.

Thus, there is a flower mosaic of 250 square metres with the well-known coloured surfaces of Mondrian. To mosaic the entire spring in bloom, the 80,000 bulbs in two layers planted: tulips, grape hyacinths (muscari), and crocus. In total, this year 7 million bulbs are planted.

New is the entrance of the flower park, built under architecture by Mecanoo in Delft. The building and further access to the gardens are spacious to the influx to relax. That is also desperately needed for the past few years received the Keukenhof gardens, each more than a million people from within and abroad.

The exhibition, in 1949, set up to promote the Dutch flower industry. In 1950, people could for the first time to the Keukenhof.

Sunday 21 may, the Keukenhof is closed.

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