13 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 13 sights are available in Breda, Netherlands.

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1. Sint-Laurentiuskerk

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Sint-Laurentiuskerk is a Roman Catholic church at 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 the 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 put into use in 1935. As early as 1932, the city council of Breda thought of 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 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 Li├Ęge and became the home of the Breda city council.

Wikipedia: Huis van Brecht (NL)

5. Stads Archief Breda

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The Breda Museum, founded in 1902, is a museum of history and antiquity. As of January 1, 2017, the museum entered the city museum breda with moti. It is located in the parade of Chassis Park in the new community in the center of breda town. It was founded on 18 December 1998 in the 100-year-old main building of the former Chassis Barracks along with breda's City Archives.

Wikipedia: Breda's Museum (NL), Website

6. 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)

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-Stadtholder Willem 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 October 8, 1921 and was designed by Toon Dupuis.

Wikipedia: Ruiterstandbeeld stadhouder Willem III (NL)

9. Begijnhof

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The Bread Making Court is a walled complex of houses and chapels located in the bread making center. Twenty-nine huts spread across two yards surround a herbal garden. There is also a figurine about two small playthings. It is near Falcon Mountain Park.

Wikipedia: Begijnhof (Breda) (NL)

10. 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)

11. 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)

12. Park Valkenberg

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Park Valkenberg is located in the city 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)

13. 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


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