TOP 10 BEST ATTRACTIONS OF DEN BOSCH IN THE NETHERLANDS

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TOP 10 FAMOUS ATTRACTIONS OF DEN BOSCH IN THE NETHERLANDS

Den Bosch is the capital of the province of Brabant and is also called ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Here you will find a wealth of history and culture. In the center there are many spectacular old buildings. The city also has many museums, theaters and stages for music performances. The city is famous for its Bossche sphere, a spherical cake of sauce batter filled with whipped cream and surrounded by chocolate fondant.

10. Paleiskwartier (district)

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Next to the central station is the new building district Paleiskwartier, a big contrast with the nearby old town center. This neighborhood has many modern, luxurious, stylish buildings. There are homes, offices and catering facilities. There are also many water parks and parks.

TOP 10 BEST ATTRACTIONS OF DEN BOSCH IN THE NETHERLANDS

9. Town Hall

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The town hall is located on Den Bosch’s Grote Markt. This building was built in Dutch classicism style, a showpiece of Den Bosch. In the past, from the 14th century, the town hall was in this place. This building has been expanded over time, refurbished and rebuilt after a fire in the 17th century. During this time the building got the appearance of the City Hall from now. The bell tower is located above the town hall. One of the clocks dates back to the 14th century. Every half hour the clocks of the town hall lie.

8. Bastion Orange and Bastionder (defense work with information center)

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Bastion Orange is from the year 1634. It is a defense work on the city walls of ‘s-Hertogenbosch. The Bastionder is an underground information center. This is located in the Bastion Orange. Here information is given about the war history of ‘s-Hertogenbosch and about the landscape around it.Bastion Orange and Bastionder are located in a city park with many trees and flowers. From the park you have a view over nature the Bossche Broek.

7. Museumkwartier (Noordbrabants Museum and Municipal Museum)

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TOP 10 BEST ATTRACTIONS OF DEN BOSCH IN THE NETHERLANDS

The Noordbrabants Museum has been located in the building of the former Military Government since 2013. Here you will find information about the history, art and culture of North Brabant. Artworks are exhibited by Vincent van Gogh and Pieter Breughel. Together with the Municipal Museum, the Noordbrabants Museum is part of the Museum of the Quarter. The Stedelijk Museum is located near the Noordbrabants museum and has been open for public viewing since 2013 after a metamorphosis. Here is art of modern and contemporary art and design. In the museum you will find works by Pablo Picasso and Alessandro Mendini. Astonishing Dutch talent is also given the opportunity to exhibit works of art.There are also temporary exhibitions in the museum.

6. Swan Brotherhood

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The Zwanenbroedershuis is a beautiful monumental building. The building of the somewhat mysterious illustrative lady brotherhood . From a company dating back to 1318, the present day is still gathered from a Christian message (contributing to the well-being of the poor in the city) around the marriages. Among the current Swan brothers are Princess Beatrix and King Willem-Alexander.Definitely worth a tour and learning more about the brotherhood.

5. Jheronimus Bosch Art Center

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The Jheronimus Bosch Art Center is located at Jeroen Bosch Square. Here in the year 1450 Jheronimus Bosch (also known as Jeroen Bosch) was born, later a famous painter. The center is a tribute to Jheronimus Bosch. Here you will find works by the artist himself and artists by whom Bosch was inspired. In addition to a museum there is also a library and an auditorium in the center. There are also concerts and performances.

4. Inner (cruise)

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In the center of Den Bosch there are a number of waters, including the famous Binnendieze. Originally, the length of the Inner Twelve kilometer was. Now there are four more kilometers of intact. With a boat trip, you can take a ride on the water. You can step up in two places: in the historic district of Uilenburg (number 3 of this list) or on the corner of the Zuidwal and the Oude Dieze. A skipper tells about the city of Den Bosch and its sights during the trip. Along the way you will find many bridges and tunnels that are not too high, making you bend a lot of time.

3. Uilenburg (district)

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In the historic center of Den Bosch is the (largely) car-free Uilenburg district. Here are many restaurants, cafes, terraces and smaller shops. A large part of the Binnendieze (number 4 on this list) flows through this district.

2. Market

markt - TOP 10 BEST ATTRACTIONS OF DEN BOSCH IN THE NETHERLANDSHermann Luyken / Wikicommons

The main square in Den Bosch is called the Market. It is at a higher point than the rest of the city and is the city’s meeting point. Here is an image created by August Falise. It is a statue of Jeroen Bosch, a famous painter from Den Bosch. There are also the Town Hall (number 9 on this list), the Jheronimus Bosch Art Center (number 5 on this list) and The Moriaan (the oldest brick house of the Netherlands).The extension of the Market is called the pen market. The artwork Etude gothique of the artist Marinus Boezem stands between the two markets. There are also restaurants, cafés and terraces on the market.As the name suggests, the Market also takes place, including a biological market, a fabric market and a weekly market.

1. St. John’s Cathedral

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On the eastern edge of the city center, at the corner of the Parade and the Tower Street, is the Saint Janskathedral from the 13th century. This is one of the most beautiful buildings in the Brabant Gothic style (we do not put the church for nothing in our list of Dutch churches !). Particular aspects on the outside of the church are the ornate of the double air bows and the almost one hundred double arc figures. In the church you will find the image of Sweet Mother, sixteenth-century choirs and air arches.A new added image is an angel wearing pants and a mobile phone in her hands.

TOP 10 BEST ATTRACTIONS OF DEN BOSCH IN THE NETHERLANDS

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