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

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

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1. Generał Maczek 1892-1994

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Lieutenant General Stanisław Maczek was a Polish tank commander of World War II, whose division was instrumental in the Allied liberation of France, closing the Falaise pocket, resulting in the destruction of 14 German Wehrmacht and SS divisions. A veteran of World War I, the Polish–Ukrainian and Polish–Soviet Wars, Maczek was the commander of Poland's only major armoured formation during the September 1939 campaign, and later commanded a Polish armoured formation in France in 1940. He was the commander of the famous 1st Polish Armoured Division, and later of the I Polish Army Corps under Allied Command in 1942–45.

Wikipedia: Stanisław Maczek (EN)

2. Generaal Maczek Museum

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The Generaal Maczek Museum was a museum in the North Brabant city of Breda. It was located in building -R- on the Trip van Zoudtlandtkazerne until 2015. On 31 March 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)

3. Stads Archief Breda

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Breda's Museum was founded in 1902 as the Stedelijk Museum voor Geschiedenis en Oudheidkunde. On 1 January 2017, the museum merged with MOTI into Stedelijk Museum Breda. It was located at the Parade in the new chassé park district in the Breda Centrum district in Breda. Together with the City Archives of Breda, it had been located since 18 December 1998 in the 100-year-old main building of the former Chassé barracks.

Wikipedia: Breda's Museum (NL)

4. Huis van Brecht

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The House of Brecht is a building in the center of Breda on the grounds of the Castle of Breda. It is made of stone and dates from the second half of the fourteenth century. Gouvaert van Brecht bought it in 1530 and enlarged the house with a gallery. After the ruse with the Turfschip van Breda, the Spanish family fled to Liège and became the home 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 Granaattoren and the Duiventoren of the Castle of Breda in the center of Breda. The water gate can normally only be seen from the outside, but during guided tours of the castle grounds also from the inside. The Spanjaardsgat is located at the Port of Breda.

Wikipedia: Spanjaardsgat (NL)

6. Begijnhof

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

Wikipedia: Begijnhof (Breda) (NL)

7. Wilhelminatoren

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The Watertoren on the Wilhelminasingel at the Wilhelminapark in Breda Center in Breda was designed by architect Jan Schotel in Neo-Renaissance 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)

8. Ruiterstandbeeld Stadhouder Willem III

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The Monument of King-Stadholder William III is an equestrian statue on the Kasteelplein in the city center of Breda. It is within walking distance of Breda Castle and the Beguinage. The statue was unveiled on 8 October 1921 and was designed by Toon Dupuis.

Wikipedia: Ruiterstandbeeld stadhouder Willem III (NL)

9. Johanneskerk

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

Wikipedia: Johanneskerk (Breda) (NL)

10. Heilig Hartkerk

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Heilig Hart van Jezus 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 faithful of Princenhage, Ginneken and Teteringen.

Wikipedia: Heilig Hartkerk (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)

12. Park Valkenberg

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

Wikipedia: Park Valkenberg (NL)

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