12 Sights in Breda, Netherlands (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Breda, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Breda, Netherlands.

Sightseeing Tours in Breda

1. Sint-Laurentiuskerk

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Sint-Laurentiuskerk is a Roman Catholic church on Ginnekenweg 333 in the Ginneken district in the south of Breda. The church belongs to the parish of the Holy Family. It is a cross church in neo -gothic style and was designed by architects Joseph Cuypers and Jan Stuyt. The church was built in 1902 and has been a national monument since 1978. The length is 50.6 meters, the width 30.3 meters. The celebration tower is 60.6 meters high and has an octagonal spire.

Wikipedia: Sint-Laurentiuskerk (Ginneken) (NL)

2. Generaal Maczek Museum

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The General Maczek Museum was a museum in the North Brabant city of Breda. It was located until 2015 in the building on the Trip of Zoudtlandtkazerne. On March 31, 2020, the museum returned to the Maczek Memorial Breda on the Ettensebaan in Breda. The museum provided information about the life of, among others, the Polish General Maczek in the Second World War. Films were also shown and various publications were available.

Wikipedia: Generaal Maczek Museum (NL), Website

3. Watertoren Belcrum

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The Water Tower on the Speelhuislaan in the Belcrum district and next to the new Havenkwartier district in the Breda Noord district in Breda is the second water tower in the city. This water tower was built in 1934 and inaugurated in 1935. As early as 1932, the city council of Breda considered a second tower, because the first tower on the Wilhelminasingel did not have enough capacity for the growing city.

Wikipedia: Watertoren (Breda Speelhuislaan) (NL), Website

4. Huis van Brecht

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The Huis van Brecht is a building in the center of Breda on the site of the castle of Breda. It is built of stone and dates from the second half of the fourteenth century. Gouvaert van Brecht bought it in 1530 and increased the house with a gallery. After the list with the Turfschip van Breda, the Spanish family flees to Liège and became the house of the Breda city council.

Wikipedia: Huis van Brecht (NL)

5. Spanjaardsgat

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The Spanjaardsgat is a water gate that lies between the Garnet Tower and the Pigeon Tower of Breda Castle in the center of Breda. The water gate can normally only be seen from the outside, but on guided tours of the castle grounds it can also be seen from the inside. The Spanjaardsgat is located near the Port of Breda.

Wikipedia: Spanjaardsgat (NL)

6. Begijnhof

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The Breda Begijnhof is a complex surrounded by walls consisting of houses and a small church in the center of Breda. The 29 houses spread over two courtyards are grouped around a herb garden. There is also a statue of two beguines in conversation. It is located close to the Valkenberg park.

Wikipedia: Begijnhof (Breda) (NL)

7. Ruiterstandbeeld Stadhouder Willem III

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Ruiterstandbeeld Stadhouder Willem III

The monument of King-Stadhouder Willem III is a equestrian statue on Kasteelplein in the center of Breda. It is within walking distance of the castle of Breda and the Begijnhof. The statue was unveiled on October 8, 1921 and was designed by Toon Dupuis.

Wikipedia: Ruiterstandbeeld stadhouder Willem III (NL)

8. Wilhelminatoren

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The Wilhelminasingel Water Tower at the Wilhelminapark in Breda Centre was designed by architect Jan Schotel in neorenaissance style and was built in 1893-1894. The water tower has a height of 42.00 meters and has one water reservoir of 500 m3.

Wikipedia: Watertoren (Breda Wilhelminasingel) (NL)

9. Heilig Hartkerk

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Sacred Heart of Jesus Church is a church on the Baronielaan near the city center in Breda. It originally belonged to Teteringen. The parish was founded on November 17, 1899 and was aimed at the believers of Princenhage, Ginneken and Teteringen.

Wikipedia: Heilig Hartkerk (Breda) (NL)

10. Johanneskerk

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The Johanneskerk is a Protestant church building from 1819 on the Dreef in Princenhage, now a district of Breda, in the Dutch province of North Brabant. This church was designed in Neoclassical style by Waterstaat engineer Nicolaas Plomp.

Wikipedia: Johanneskerk (Breda) (NL)

11. Grote Kerk

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The Grote Kerk or Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk is the most important monument and a landmark of Breda. The church is built in the Brabantine Gothic style. The tower of the church is 97 meters tall. The plan is in the shape of a Latin Cross.

Wikipedia: Grote Kerk (Breda) (EN), Website

12. Park Valkenberg

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Park Valkenberg is located in the center of the Dutch city of Breda in the Valkenberg district. It is located on the transit route to Breda Central Station, behind the castle of Breda. The park used to be the garden of the castle.

Wikipedia: Park Valkenberg (NL)


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