3 Countries, 1 Spot! Visit Netherlands, Germany And Belgium By Crossing Over Borders At This SPOT

You just need to do this to reach the other two countries that too without a passport!

by Ankita Mazumdar
3 Countries, 1 Spot! Visit Netherlands, Germany And Belgium By Crossing Over Borders At This SPOT

Are you still taking a flight to Germany and Belgium from the Netherlands? We have got a better idea without the hassle of travelling long distances. You can just cross borders at this extremely cool spot in under five seconds. No, it is not illegal to do so at that specific spot! All you have to do is take a long jump to the other side of the border as the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium are converging at this point. By visiting this special place, you can say you have been to three different countries at once.

Cross The Borders Of The Netherlands, Germany And Belgium Easily At This Spot!

Have you been to three different counties at once? Yes, it is possible in the Netherlands and not at all illegal. There is a tripoint where the beautiful countries Netherlands, Germany and Belgium meet. It is the Drielandenpunt, also known as the Three-Country Point. It is located at the highest point in the Netherlands. So, you not only step into three countries at once but also cover the highest point of the Netherlands. We love it when it is the best of both worlds or shall we say best of three worlds!

Drielandenpunt has a small-ish monument of almost 4-foot-ish that is built for tourists to know the exact point where the three countries meet at the tripoint. A significant amount of area on the ground is made with cement, bordered and divided into three sections. The largest portion belongs to Germany, the second largest section is Belgium and the smallest one is the Netherlands. It’s a geological pie for all the geography aficionados! 

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Did You Know Drielandenpunt Could Have Been A Four Point?

While you jump across the Netherlands to Germany to Belgium on this geological pie, we have an extremely fun fact for you. This Three-Country Point was supposed to be a Four-Country Point! The fourth country was Neutral Moresnet. 

An extremely tiny country which existed from 1816 to 1920. It was only 4.8 km in length and 1.6 km in width! Four countries were converging at Drielandenpunt but due to land disputes, its extremely negligible size and other political reasons, it couldn’t happen.

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Now that you are aware of Drielandenpunt, would you want to go and explore it?

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