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Skip the Line: The Hague and Holland Pass
"Pick up your pass from The Hague Central Station Amsterdam Schiphol Airport or various Travelex branches throughout the Netherlands. Then choose from more than 60 museums and attractions in The Hague Delft and neighboring cities such as Amsterdam and Rotterdam for free skip-the-line entry (see the Itinerary for a full list).Valid for one month your pass gives you your choice of two four or six entrance tickets divided into gold
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Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery
"Your walking tour starts at Delft Market Square in front of beautiful City Hall. Since this is a private tour you can customize your exact itinerary; simply let your guide know which sights you'd like to see. Head to Delft’s preserved Old Town whose sights include the old town hall the Old Church (Oude Kerk) and Agneta Park. Ponder the life and career of Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer who was born and raised in Delft as you stroll along the canal-lined streets. You’ll then delve into Delft’s royal history by visiting several sites connected to the Dutch royal family. Your guide will tell stories and explain the significance behind each place you visit to ensure y the leader of the Dutch Revolt and the independent Dutch Republic. Born in the House of Nassau
From EUR55.00
 
Private Walking Tour: Delft's Royal History and Pottery
"Your walking tour starts at Delft Market Square in front of beautiful City Hall. Since this is a private tour you can customize your exact itinerary; simply let your guide know which sights you'd like to see. Head to Delft’s preserved Old Town whose sights include the old town hall the Old Church (Oude Kerk) and Agneta Park. Ponder the life and career of Dutch Golden Age painter Johannes Vermeer who was born and raised in Delft as you stroll along the canal-lined streets. You’ll then delve into Delft’s royal history by visiting several sites connected to the Dutch royal family. Your guide will tell stories and explain the significance behind each place you visit to ensure y the leader of the Dutch Revolt and the independent Dutch Republic. Born in the House of Nassau
From EUR55.00

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Armamentarium

The Armamentarium or armoury was built between 1601 and 1602 as a major storage facility for weapons, ammunition and all other sort of military equipment. It has been enlarged and altered several times since. After the last restoration in 1981-1989 it has housed the national military museum. Inside is a big collection of weapons, from old swords to modern tanks.

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Mar 09, 2004

Armamentarium, or simply: the army museum

History of this huge block started in 1601, when war against Spanish rule was tearing the Lowlands apart. The provinces of Holland needed arsenals and weapons storage buildings and the important town of Delft should certainly get one. It even got the central position within the storage of weapons throughout the new and still rebelious Republic. After the independance was won, the building was expanding with guards houses and a smith's workshop. In these days the function is different, yet holds some similarities. The weapons are still there, though now shown to the visitors of the "Legermuseum" (Army Museum). It has a exposition of ancient weapons and military costumes as well as roulating expositions of various actual items.

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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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"Delft from where the "blue" conquered the world."
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"DELFT --A SPECIAL PLACE IN OUR HEARTS"
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Things to Do Near Delft

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Hugo de Groot

When you've finished ogling the tilted old church tower, this fine edifice is sure to catch your attention on the other side of the canal. For some reason I never went and photographed the plaque that...
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Nieuwe Kerk

There is so much to see in the New Church, maybe too much to mention. We walked our way up to the mausoleum of William the Silent and the private royal family crypt. After we had a good look at both...
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Oude Kerk

The Old Church is considered to have been founded in 1246, when Count William II gave the industrial little city of Delft its own charter. We were able to visit it when we were on our way from the...
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Prinsenhof

Delftware was invented in an attempt to imitate the world-famous Chinese blue and white porcelain. Thanks to the Dutch entrepreneurial spirit, this 'imitation porcelain' was so successfully developed...
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Mauritshuis

I have to admit that I was a little surprised by the gallery, there was a huge queue, and I waited in line for some 50 minutes. I should note that the queue was badly managed, and it was for those who...
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Koninklijke Stallen

The Royal Stables was established in 1815 by King William I. The present quarters at Hogewal in The Hague came into use in 1878. The Royal Stables houses the gala tack room. The equipment is used for...
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