Breda Things to Do

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  • 1. Grote Kerk

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    Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kerk (Our Lady's Church), also known as Grote Kerk (the Big Church), can be seen all over the city centre with its bright tower. The first mentioning of a stone chuch here was 1269...

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  • 2. Begijnhof

    The "Beginhof" is literally "The House of the Beguines" who were a predominantly Low Countries, early Medieval, religious society of lay women. Although devout these women chose not to take holy...

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  • 3. Castle

    Breda has had a castle since about 1200 which has been variously: a purely defensive structure, a royal palace, a military barracks and the present building has been used, and modified for, as the...

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  • 4. Spanjaardsgat

    The "Spaniards' hole," is what it translates into. Breda is a town where two rivers - the Aa and the Mark meet and the thus the river widens. Imagine me trying to look at a topographic map of the...

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  • 5. Ginneken / Bouvigne castle

    Kasteel Bouvigne stands at the edge of the Mastbos. The castle is first mentioned in documents dated 1554. In 1614 it was converted into a hunting lodge. Kasteel Bouvigne borders on a beautiful...

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  • 6. Events

    The south of the Netherlands is known for its carnival celebrations. Every year, 40 days before Easter, the provinces of Limburg and Noord Brabant have 4 days of carnival celebrations. The tradition...

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  • 7. Museums

    Housed in a former army building, the museum was probably what made our daytrip here more memorable than it would otherwise have been. In fact it was one of the most impressive town museums I have...

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  • 8. Canal boat tour

    A pleasant 1 hour canal boat tour starts in the harbor in the center of Breda.The tour takes you through the canal around the city center.The canal boats don't...

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  • 9. Mastbos

    Breda is surround by beautiful nature.I love to walk in those woods called "Mastbos"Mastbos (570 ha) is one of the oldest pine forests of the Netherlands. Count...

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  • 10. THE BEYERD

    This picture is of the BEYERD which was a guest house for older men. This 13th century house was rebuilt in 1643 and renovated in 1934, and is now a center for...

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  • 11. THE BEGUINAGE

    The BEGUINAGE is a secluded area of Breda that was once the habitat of the Beguins who were a group of single women who devoted themselves to God and wanted to...

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  • 12. Brewery The Beyerd

    The Beyerd is a beer cafe and a restaurant where they prepare the meals with beer.In addition they now have their own brewery which makes this a special places...

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  • 13. De Grote Markt (The Great Market)

    The city heart of Breda is "De Grote Markt".Next to the Great Church you will find this place where you can have a drink or dinner in one of the many pubs and...

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  • 14. The Organ inside the Great Church

    Next to every old tombs of members of the Royal Family you will find a very old organ inside the Great Church of Breda.It was build in 1534 and went to some...

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  • 15. Chocolates temptation

    La Boheme is a chocolate shop really delicious and not expensive.(we paid bit more than 1 Euro for a taste of six choc).If you are there for weekend make your...

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  • 16. De Beyerd

    With around twenty different exhibitions each year dedicated to fine arts, design, fotography and architecture, this Centre for Fine Arts has carved a niche for...

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  • 17. The cathedral

    If you think of big Gothic buildings whenever you see or hear the word cathedral you may be disappointed by this one. But then the title cathedral doesn't say...

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  • 18. Nassau Baronie monument

    Let's assume you'll arrive by train. To go to the centre you walk straight on until you see a park. This is the Valkenberg park. At the entrance you'll notice...

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  • 19. St. Joost chapel

    The St. Joostkapel (chapel of St. Joost) is a simple late-Gothic building from the 15th century. After 1637, when the catholic faith was made illegal and the...

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  • 20. Kloosterkazerne

    A former church, once part of a convent, later turned into a military barracks when the protestants took over the city and kicked the nuns out of the city. The...

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  • 21. The church tower at night.

    As I was handing around a lot at night I took also this picture of the church tower at night, as I like the lights work here, reminding me of many other...

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  • 22. Museum War and Peace

    The museum pays special attention to the persecutions. There is a large collection of newspapers and documents from 1933 onwards. The collection can be used...

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  • 23. museum of Beer brand names.

    This museum shows a permanent exhibition of advertisementboards in the field of beer(pro. 950 pc's.)wich is the largest collection in the Netherlands.Posters,...

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  • 24. Street Organs

    This has always existed since I've been visiting Holland. Not just seen Breda, but here's a beautiful example of one. It plays very traditional and pleasant...

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  • 25. The nicest place in town...

    Well, I was surprised to find that the most interesting architecture (at least that I saw) was found at the prison. Quite a nice building, actually...I doubt...

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