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Huis Ten Bosch
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Named after one of the residences of the Dutch royal family, Huis Ten Bosch is a theme park in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture. Opened in 1992, this unique attraction is a recreation of a 17th­-century Dutch village, complete with authentic architecture, canals, windmills, and historic monuments.

Huis Ten Bosch’s Dutch­style buildings house hotels, theaters, museums, shops, and restaurants. Along with the iconic Dutch architecture and scenic canals, a number of gardens featuring seasonal flowers add to the park’s pleasant surroundings. Various events take place at different times of the year, including a tulip festival during the spring and a fireworks event in the summer.

The park is divided into two main zones. The Theme Park Zone features various amusements, including a haunted house, mirror maze, Ferris Wheel and a replica of the Domtoren (Dom Tower) of Utrecht. The Harbor Zone's main attractions include a theater and a replica of the Palace Huis Ten Bosch, which houses an art museum.

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