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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 the age of 50 without children, and was founded in 1575 by Pieter Sasbout. At first the Hofje was located on the Korte Geer, but due to the expansion of the Armamentarium it was moved to its current location on the Van der Mastenstraat. The land was made available free of charge. On October 12, 1654, an explosion - the Delft thunderclap - had taken place in the powder magazine between the Geerweg and the Doelenstraat. The new courtyard on the Van der Mastenstraat was given seven houses instead of six.
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 Gemeenlandshuis in Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland, is the headquarters of the Hoogheemraadschap of Delfland. The late Gothic house at Oude Delft 167 was built in 1505. The first owner was Jan de Huyter, who was schout of Delft and bailiff of Delfland. He was also a tenant of excise duty on hops. The house was therefore also called "House with the bells" after the interior decoration with hop cones. Later it was the building of Philips, Count of Hohenlohe who was married to Maria of Nassau, a daughter of William of Orange. Since 1645, the Hoogheemraadschap van Delfland has been located there.
The Sint-Adelbertkerk 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 Saint Ursula parish. The church is dedicated to Saint Adelbert of Egmond. This saint refers to the Adelbertland, a part of the polder on which the new apartment district is built. The church building on minervaweg was consecrated on May 6, 1967 by Mgr. Jansen.
6. 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, in the Dutch province of South Holland. 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.
7. 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 Vredeskerk or Sacramentskerk is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Wippolder district in Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The church is part of the Sint Ursulaparochie and is located at the Nassaulaan/Julianalaan (Poortlandplein) intersection. The building was designed by the architects H. Thunnissen, J. H. Hendricks and Th. van Rossum.
9. De drie vergulde Acoleyen
The three gilded Acoleyen is a shophouse on the Markt in the place Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The national monument was built in 1903. The building was built in a slightly modified form to a design by architect C. J. L. Kersbergen from 1899, in the style of the Neo-Dutch Renaissance. A mantle warehouse was located in the building.
Until October 2013, immanu ë l Church was a Protestant community located in Shoemakerstraat, an urban quarry in the Dutch province of South Holland. Since then, the building has been emptied in the hands of the reformed church. Together with the Church of Peace and the now-destroyed Maranata, this church forms the triangle of the Church.
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 blue heart 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 colour 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 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 elements borrowed 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.
17. De Kaerskorf
De Kaerskorf and De Maen are two historic buildings in the city centre of Delft and located at Markt 2-4. The Kaerskorf is the most eye-catching corner building near the Cameretten. Since the two buildings are historically linked, both are discussed below.
The Sint-Stanislaskapel 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 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.
The Vierhovenkerk is a (Protestant) church in Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The church bore the name Good Herderkerk until 1997. The Good Herderkerk, on Obrechtstraat, was built in 1972 as a Reformed Church.
21. Kleine Oostpoortbrug
Xiaodongmen Bridge is an iron bridge, located in the center of Dutch city in South Air Zone. The bridge is located near the East Gate, the only quarrying gate still in place. The bridge is a national monument built in 1514.
22. 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.
23. 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 Hoogbrug is a brick arch 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.
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 it bridges the Brabant Turfmarkt.
The Drogerijbrug is an arch bridge in the center of the city of Delft, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The bridge bridges the Vlamingstraat and is a national monument. The bridge was lowered in 1950.
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 Drapeniersbrug is a bridge in the center of the Dutch city of Delft, province of South Holland. The bridge is a national monument. The bridge possibly dates from the 18th century and bridges the canal.
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