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Emmen is a city in the province of Drenthe, the Netherlands. Its major attraction is the zoo.
From Amsterdam, Emmen can be reached by taking the A1, the A28 and A37.
You can rent a bicycle at the railway station.
The brasserie at Hoofdstraat
Emmen lies on the southernmost tip of a chain hills called the Hondsrug (Dog Ridge), an area with many forests that is popular with cyclists and ramblers alike. This part of the country is also well known for its "hunebedden" (dolmens), Stone Age burial chambers. Some of these lie within the built-up area of Emmen itself.
By contrast, to the south and east of Emmen lie the completely flat lands known as the peat colonies.
To the south-west lies the picturesque medieval city of Coevorden.