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Muzenplein in The Hague – NL 🇳🇱

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 375 Muzenplein is located in The Hague, The Netherlands. In Greek mythology, the muses, nine in number, were the goddesses of arts and science. Led by the god Apollo, they used to sing hymns to the gods at the top of Mount Parnassus. The Resident is a large-scale urban development […]

Maasvlakteboulevard in Rotterdam – NL 🇳🇱

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 302 Maasvlakteboulevard is a road at the North sea coast on the Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Dutch artist collective Observatorium has created a concrete installation that takes cues from the surrounding sand dunes on a Rotterdam beach. The huge sculpture made of wood is called De Zandwacht. A […]

Vestdijk in Eindhoven – NL 🇳🇱

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 296 De Vestdijk is a street in Eindhoven that runs between 18 September Plein in the north to Geldropseweg in the south. This area was heavy damaged in the WW2 during Operation Market Garden to aid the US 101st Airborne Division paratroopers in securing the bridges in and around the […]

Beeckestijn in Velsen Zuid – NL 🇳🇱

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 157 Beeckestijn is a historical buitenplaats dating from the 18th century in a park by the same name in Velsen-Zuid, Netherlands. The Beeckestijn site was a buitenplaats in the 15th and 16th centuries before the current English-style garden was designed in the 18th century. The house and the accompanying gardens […]

Dutch GP F1 History

How about the Dutch Grand Prix Formula One? The Dutch Grand Prix (Grote Prijs van Nederland) was a Formula One automobile race held at Circuit Zandvoort, near Zandvoort, the Netherlands, from 1952 to 1985. It was a part of the World Championship from 1952, and designated the European Grand Prix twice, 1962 and 1976, when […]