29 Sights in Delft, Netherlands (with Map and Images)
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1. Hofje van Gratie
The Hofje van Gratie is one of the four remaining courtyards in the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. There used to be seven courtyards. The Hofje van Gratie was a courtyard for couples over 50 years without children, and was founded in 1575 by Pieter Sasbout. First the hofje was located on the Korte Geer, but due to the expansion of the Armamentarium it was moved to the current location on Van der Mastenstraat. The land was made available for not. On October 12, 1654 there was an explosion - the Delftse Donderslag - took place in the Kruitmagazijn between Geerweg and the Doelenstraat. The new Hofje on the Van der Mastenstraat was given instead of six, seven homes.
The Marcuskerk is a church located on the Roland Holstlaan in the Voorhof district in the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The church building is used by the Protestant Church in Delft for its worship services. The Marcuskerk was built in 1968 and then used by the Reformed Church. The organ dates from 1970. The church building was built to a design by H. W. M. Hupkes in mainly modernist design with a more expressionist character in parts. It is a municipal monument. The design had strong similarities with the Reconciliation Church in Rijswijk designed by Hupkes two years earlier before it was secularized.
3. View of Delft
View of Delft is an oil painting by Johannes Vermeer, painted ca. 1659–1661. The painting of the Dutch artist's hometown is among his best known, painted at a time when cityscapes were rare. It is one of three known paintings of Delft by Vermeer, along with The Little Street and the lost painting House Standing in Delft. The use of pointillism in the work suggests that it postdates The Little Street, and the absence of bells in the tower of the New Church dates it to 1660–1661. Vermeer's View of Delft has been held in the Dutch Royal Cabinet of Paintings at the Mauritshuis in The Hague since its establishment in 1822.
The Gemelandshuis in Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland, is the head office of the Delfland Water Board. The late Gothic house at Oude Delft 167 was built in 1505. The first owner was Jan de Huyter, who was Schout van Delft and bailiff of Delfland. He was also a tenant of excise duty on hops. The house was therefore also called "house with the bubbles" after the interior decoration with hopbells. Later was the building of Philips, Count van Hohenlohe who was married to Maria van Nassau, a daughter of Willem van Oranje. The Delfland Water Board has been established there since 1645.
The Sint-Aldbertkerk is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Voorhof district in the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The church is part of Sint Ursulaparochie. The church is dedicated to Saint Adelbert van Egmond. This saint refers to the Adelbertland, a part of the polder on which the new Flatwijk was built. The church building on the Minervaweg was inaugurated on 6 May 1967 by Mgr. Jansen.
6. Eastern Gate
The eastern gate in Delft, Netherlands, is an example of Brick Gothic northern European architecture that was built around 1400. Around 1510, the towers were enhanced with an additional octagonal floor and high spires. This is the only city gate remaining in Delft; the others were demolished in the 19th century. It currently serves as an art gallery and private residence.
The Peace Church or Sacramentskerk is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Wippolder district in the place Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The church is part of the Saint Ursula parish and is located at the intersection Nassaulaan /Julianalaan (Poortlandplein). The building was designed by the architects H. Thunnissen, J. H. Hendricks and Th. van Rossum.
8. Botanic Garden
The TU Delft Hortus Botanicus, until 2022 Botanical Garden TU Delft, is a botanical garden that is part of the Delft University of Technology in Delft. The hortus was founded in 1917 by Gerrit van Iterson as 'Culture Garden for Technical Crops'. The organization is affiliated with Botanic Gardens Conservation International and the Dutch Association of Botanical Gardens.
9. De drie vergulde Acoleyen
The three gilded acolyen are a shop residence in the market where the shops are located in the southern highlands of the Netherlands. The National Monument was completed in 1903. The building is modified in some way according to the architect's design. Kersberg in 1899, in the style of the New Dutch Renaissance. A cellar warehouse has been set up in the property.
Until October 2013, the Immanuëlkerk was a Protestant neighborhood municipality located on the Schoemakerstraat in the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. Since then, the building has been cleared in the hands of the Reformed Churches. Together with the Peace Church and the now demolished Maranatha, this church formed the church triangle.
The Génestetkerk is a Remonstrant church from 1896 in the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The church is located behind a gate on the Oude Delft in an inner courtyard on the site of the former clandestine church. It is a design by Leonard Couvée. The church is named after the preacher and poet P. A. de Génestet.
The Raamstraatkerk in the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland, is officially called the HH Franciscus and Clarakerk, but is also known by its old name, the HH Nicolaas en Gezellenkerk. Since 2009, this church has been one of the four Roman Catholic parish churches in the city and is part of the Saint Ursula parish.
13. Het Blauwe Hart
The Blauwe Hart is a work of art in the center of the Dutch city of Delft from 1998, designed by Marcel Smink. The artwork consists of blue glass panels on a stainless steel frame. The artist wants to refer to the technical 'heart' of Delft, being the Technical University. The color of the glass refers to Delft blue.
14. Royal Delft
The Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles N. V. is a Dutch manufacturer of Delft Blue earthenware, headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands. It is the only remaining factory out of 32 that were established in Delft during the 17th century. Today, the company has been active for over 360 years without interruption.
The Kruithuis on the Delftse Schie is a former storage building for gunpowder in the town of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. Nowadays it serves as accommodation for the scouting region Delfland, Scouting Willem de Zwijger and the Delfse Zwervers.
16. Kleine Oostpoortbrug
The Kleine Oostpoortbrug is an iron drawbridge in the center of the Dutch city of Delft, province of South Holland. The bridge is located at the Oostpoort, the only remaining city gate in Delft. The bridge is a national monument and dates from the year 1514.
The Zuiderkerk in Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland, is a former Dutch Reformed Church. The church was built in 1888 to a design by G. van der Kaaden, and has derived elements from classicism and Renaissance. The church is located in a courtyard.
The cathedral is a bridge in the center of the city in the southern highlands of the Netherlands. The bridge is an imperial monument, probably 18th century (architectural) history, widened and lowered around 1950, and it bridges the canal on the east side.
19. De Kaerskorf
Wharf and Wharf are two historic buildings located in the center of the quarry, located in the 2-4 market. The pier is the most eye-catching corner near the camera. Since these two fields are historically interrelated, they will be discussed below.
The Sint-Stanislas chapel is a Roman Catholic chapel on the Westplantsoen in the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The chapel is connected to the adjacent Stanislas College and the community of the Jesuit Fathers.
The Vierhovenkerk is a Protestant church in Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The church was called the Good Shepherd Church until 1997. The Good Shepherd Church, on obrechtstraat, was built in 1972 as a Reformed Church.
The Agnietenbrug is a bridge in the center of the Dutch city of Delft, province of South Holland. The bridge is a national monument and dates from 1964. It bridges the Gasthuisgracht with its quays Gasthuislaan near Oosteinde.
23. Synagoge Delft
The synagogue in Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland, is a neoclassical synagogue with a white plastered ionic tempelfront. The synagogue was built in 1861-1862 for being able to keep Jewish religious meetings.
24. Straatje van Vermeer
The Little Street is a painting by the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer, executed c. 1657-1658. It is exhibited at the Rijksmuseum of Amsterdam, and signed, below the window in the lower left-hand corner, "I V MEER".
The Haverbrug is a masonry arch bridge with iron front plates in the center of the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The bridge is a national monument and was probably built in the year 1872.
The Gasthuisbrug is an arch bridge in the center of the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The bridge is a national monument and dates from the year 1575 and he bridges the Brabant Turfmarkt.
The Hoogbrug is a brick bridge in the center of the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The bridge, located near Achterom, is a national monument and was probably built in the 16th century.
28. De Roos
De Roos is the last remaining mill of the fifteen windmills that once stood on the ramparts of the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The mill serves as a flour mill and runs regularly.
The Drogerijbrug is an arch bridge in the center of the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The bridge bridges Vlamingstraat and is a national monument. The bridge was lowered in 1950.
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