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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
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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 Full-Day Tour to The Hague and Delft from Amsterdam
"Meet your professional guide at 10am in your hotel in Amsterdam. Start your tour with the visit of The Hague. The Hague is Holland's third largest city and the seat of the national government. The Hague is known as the international city of peace and jus you will see:- Hofvijver- Mauritshuis: world renowned museum with major works from the Dutch Masters. The collection includes Girl with a Pearl Earring by Vermeer The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp and a Self-portrait by Rembrandt The Goldfinch by Fabritius and many more- Binnenhof (Houses of Parliament)- Ridderzaal- Prison Gate- Noordeinde Palace (current 'working palace' of the king)- Lange Voorhout Palace (former 'working palace' of the queens).You w Delft Blue pottery painter Johannes Vermeer and its association with the royal House of Orange-Nassau. You will take a 1mile (1.6 km) walk through the heart of the city. Historical buildings and other sights of interest include Oude Kerk (Old Church) Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) which contains the Dutch royal family's burial vault and the William of Orange's mausoleum
From EUR349.00

Delfland water council house Tips (6)

The tower, what it's all about

This was the next thing to catch my eye.In the 19th century people realized that polluted drinking water could cause cholera and typhus. They then came up with systems for the distribution of drinking...
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iandsmith
Nov 18, 2007

More remarkable houses along the Oude Delft (2)

Besides the "Wapen van Savoyen" another spectacularly beautifuly decorated house deserves your full attention. This huge canal house dates back to 1505 and was built by Jan de Huyter in late-Gothic...
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Pavlik_NL
Apr 12, 2005

Dyke conservatory board of Delfland

Build in 1505 this building has seen some history. It started out as a private house but housed among others the Court of Holland during the rise of Holland. It also was the home for Filips, count of...
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Mique
Feb 13, 2004

Gemeenlandshuis van Delfland

This is the official name of the building and of the photo in the previous tip.It's luxury shows the power of the board that worked within: a council that ruled the polders and dykes.Water is so...
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ATLC
May 30, 2003

Dike board"s office of delfland

Built as a privatehouse..a like this house ...so beautifull to see!!Nice colors ..beauty for a photo.Every time when I come to Delft..I go to this house..Great!!
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truus_s
Oct 12, 2004

Architectural opulence

Late gothic private house, most of it still original. Built in 1505 by Jan de Huyter. In 1652 the coats of arms of the members of the polder board were designed by Pieter Post.
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ATLC
May 30, 2003
 
 
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"For your Dutch quaintness fix :-)"
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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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"Delving into Delft"
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"Playing tourist on a beautiful sunny but cold day"
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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

Many famous masterpieces of art to be found here e.g. Gezicht op Delft, Meisje met de Parel by Vermeer, paintings by Rembrandt and another personal favourite of mine, the monumental Stier (the Bull)...
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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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