• Notable Residents

    (past & present)

    Armin van Buuren (DJ)
    Carice Van Houten (Actress & Singer)
    Rembrandt (Draughtsman, Painter &printmaker)

  • Population: 122,561

    • About Leiden

      Student Source City Guide - Coming Soon

      Points of Interest

      Map Key

      • City Centre


      Interesting Facts

      • The city dates back to Roman times

      • Leiden is also known as the place where the Pilgrims lived for a time in the early 17th century before their departure to Massachusetts

      • The Norwegian cheese "n√łkkelost" ("key cheese") is named after the keys in coat of arms of Leiden