Leeuwarden cannot be called a typical tourist city, most travelers visit it during festivals. The city's streets are not crowded with tourists even in summer, and there are no long lines in museums.
1 Locals still use the Frisian language to communicate with each other. It may not be very clear even to those who are fluent in Dutch. The majority of townspeople speak English well.
1 Active tourists should definitely visit the train station. It houses one of the city's best bike rental offices. Here you can also get detailed city maps and booklets describing local attractions.
1 The city is distinguished by a rather calm atmosphere, fans of evening walks can safely choose any streets and areas of interest. In public places, it is worthwhile to observe basic safety measures and watch personal belongings.