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Netherlands life. Leiden - the poetic city

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Night, street, lantern, pharmacy... These and other lines can be found on the walls of Leiden (half an hour by train from Amsterdam)

Leiden view from the bridge

Calm, flecked, city, standing on one of the arms of the Rhine. Many famous people were born here, including Rembrandt and Armin Van Buren.

Leiden river

The city has its own zest - poems are often found on the walls, and 5 of them are Russian-speaking (Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva, Blok, Mandelstam, Khlebnikov).

Leiden poem on the wall

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Leiden poem on the wall 4

Leiden poem on the wall 5

In addition to verses on one of the walls, find Lorentz's Transformation - he studied at Leiden University, the oldest in the Netherlands.

Leiden Lorentz's Transformation

Remember the Internet meme "Zhdun"? It was authored by a local artist and can now be found at Leiden University Medical Center.

Leiden Zhdun

Happy Leiden visiting! ✌🏼