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Place Delft

Delft is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands. It is located between Rotterdam, to the southeast, and The Hague, to the northwest. Together with them, it is part of both the Rotterdam–The Hague metropolitan area and the Randstad.
Delft is a popular tourist destination in the Netherlands, famous for its historical connections with the reigning House of Orange-Nassau, for its blue pottery, for being home to the painter Jan Vermeer, and for hosting Delft University of Technology . Historically, Delft played a highly influential role in the Dutch Golden Age. In terms of science and technology, thanks to the pioneering contributions of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek and Martinus Beijerinck, Delft can be considered to be the birthplace of microbiology.

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Atlas Obscura 2019
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r/todayilearned – TIL Kids playground built from discarded wind turbine parts. The Rotterdam based playground is a maze-like structure made from five discarded wind turbine blades. The recycled blades make up a slide tower, a watch tower, tunnels, bridges, ramps, and slides.
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