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Beyond the Tulip Fields, Dutch Flower Market Draws Tourists

Warehouses are not normally tourist stops, but one exception is the century-old Royal FloraHolland depot outside of Amsterdam where millions of flowers are distributed every day. The same tourists who flock to the flower barges in central Amsterdam get up at dawn and pay 7 euros ($8) to visit the warehouse. It is the size of 400 football fields and some 20,000 varieties of flowers and plants are sold there. Each morning, the world's largest flower market swings into action by 6...

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