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  • 1. Ginneken / Bouvigne castle

    I work in Breda and this castle is my neighbour, isn't that great! It is called castle Bouvigne and it dates from around 1425 Directions to the castle: by train: to central station Breda, after that...

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  • 2. Spanjaardsgat

    At this place Holland was liberated from the Spanish about 400 years ago! Het "Spaanjaarsgat" refers to the freedom war against the Spains from 1568 till 1648. The story goes that Breda was liberated...

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  • 3. Grote Kerk

    You will not miss the Big Church (Grote kerk), also known as Onze-lieve-vrowe-kerk. It is the main Brabant Gothic building in the Netherlands and its beautiful single tower reaches 97 m. This building...

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  • 4. the house of Brecht.

    This is the oldest stone building of Breda and owes its name to the Van Brecht family who lived here in the 15th or 16th century. At the beginning of the 17th...

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  • 5. the library

    This library is build by the same architect who build the theatre, Herman Hertzberger.In 1998 the architect got a award of the city.When you visit the building...

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  • 6. statue of king - Stadtholder Willem 111

    In the beginning of the 16th century the Kasteelstraat (Castlestreet), gradually developed into a square, this square used to be linked up with the castle.A lot...

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  • 7. A BIT ABOUT BREDA

    A city in the southern part of The Netherlands, BREDA was a fortified city of strategic significance. In the 15th century the city's importance grew rapidly. A...

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  • 8. Koninklijke Militaire Academie

    The Koninklijke Militaire Academie is the Royal Military Academy of the Netherlands. It is located in the castle of Breda. The KMA takes care of the education...

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  • 9. Carnaval Breda

    Carnaval used to be a huge party for the catholics before they started their period of vasting.But now it is just four days of going completely mad!People dress...

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  • 10. Breda Jazz Festival

    Every year in May the centre of Breda turns into the biggest outdoor jazz festival in the world for 4 days and nights.There are lots of stages where jazz...

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  • 11. Valkenberg Park

    Valkenberg Park is located on your way to the city center from the train station. During the day it is a great place to visit. Originally the park was the part...

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  • 12. Famous from Breda

    Looks like Breda really inspires people to enjoy music and even to make profession.Not only Breda is home of annual Jazz festival, and untill 2004 the host of...

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  • 13. City wall tower

    I have walked through the Valkenberg park enormous amount of times and never noticed it before. Shame on me! If you walk through the park from the train station...

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  • 14. TOURIST INFO + USEFUL LINKS

    The local Tourist Office is close to the Train Station at:- Willemstr 17 - 4811 AJ Breda-Telephone: +31-76-5222444There is a second office at:-Grote Markt 38-...

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  • 15. Breda

    Breda is a lovely middle size Dutch city. There are few interesting sites to visit, nice old city and active culture and nightlife. I visited here only for one...

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  • 16. The Nassau-Baronie Monument

    Breda has strong connection to the Royal House of Orange Nassau . In the 15th century the German count Engelbrecht van Nassau married the heiress of the first...

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  • 17. Holland Casino in Breda.

    This is the Holland Casino in Breda .The building is big and it used to be a Klooster (Clooister ) , did not get a change to see the inside of the Casino ,maybe...

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  • 18. The Turf schipper's Captain , Adriaan van Bergen

    The story goes that in 1590 Adriaan van Bergen the Captain of a '' Turfschip '' and his 72 men hidden in the '' Turfschip '' infiltrated into the Castle and...

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  • 19. Grote Markt

    This statue can be found in the middle of the Grote Markt, infront of the famous cafe-bar "Dante". Can't really tell what the statue symbolizes, but actually...

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  • 20. General info

    You'll find tourist information at the VVV Breda and info regarding bus schedules you'll find here It's a great city to live in, not too small, not too big,...

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  • 21. Quiet and clean streets

    It was remarkable that, although the streets in the centre were filled with shoppers, just around the corner of the Grote Markt in the direction of the...

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  • 22. city hall

    The city hall is made from three different houses bound together by a new front gable.women justice above the entrance tells us that it was used also as a...

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  • 23. Big market

    The big market with the the liberation monument "Judith"Judith was according the legend a jewess women from the 6th century. with her charms She manage to get...

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  • 24. The old town

    visit the old city centre. As with so many cities in the southern Low Countries, there is a big market square with a huge church beside it, and Breda is...

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  • 25. Meeting friends........

    Meeting some VT-friends is a good reason to visit a city like Breda. Here I met Ilse (MATIM) and Myriam (myriam_c) and we had a drink at the Grote Markt. The...

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