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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 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
 
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

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Garden of the prinsenhof

The Prinsenhof is a museum but was before a monastery and the living place of the prince Willen van Oranje. He was also killed in the stairs of this monastery.And if you go to the garden, you will see...
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ptitetoile
Jun 01, 2004

The garden of the prinsenhof

It's a bid hidden, but if you go to the prinsenhof, you can't miss the garden. It is an oasis of rest if you enter it from the phoenixstraat and an unexpected surprise if you enter it from the center...
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hat53
May 31, 2004

Prinsenhof

The Prinsenhof (Prince's Court) dates from the late 14th century and was originally a convent. It is here where William I of Orange, the founding father of the country, lived from 1572 until he was...
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Helga67
Apr 16, 2004

Inside the Prinsenhof

And prinsenhof again. If you walk out of the main entrance on your left side you'll find this little garden with the statue of William the Silent. Many of them can be seen around The Hague and Delft,...
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Nathalie_B
Mar 19, 2004

Het Prinsenhof

Today’s art museum is the former residence of William of Orange and the place where he was shot by a religious fanatic, Balthazar Gerards. The bullet holes in the wall by the stairs are real proofs of...
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Nathalie_B
Mar 12, 2004

Municipal museum the Prinsenhof

The prinsenhof was orginally part of a convent that was founded around 1400. In 1572 the buildings of the convent were expropriated by the city councel though the nuns could remain there. The last nun...
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Mique
Feb 03, 2004

Prinsenhof Museum

The Prinsenhof Museum is a museum that shows the local art. Of course you can see lots of the famous Delfts Blue pottery. But you can also see a lot of paintings, for instance on the murder of William...
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Imaniac
Jan 06, 2004

the prinsenhof museum

here you can see pottery like delfs blauw (delfs blue) and paintingsopentuesday - saturday 10.00-17.00 sun- and holidays 13.00-17.00 25/12 and 1/1 closedadults ? 5,00child 0 -12 jaar freechild 12 -16...
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dila
Jan 04, 2004

Prinsentuin/the Prince's Garden

Just outside the Prinsenhof there is a small park where you can relax and enjoy the sun. In the middle there is a statue of Willem de Zwijger (William the silent). And there is a small Gaudi-an bench...
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Mique
Dec 20, 2003

Tired yet?

Let's have a little rest in the convent garden and enjoy some peace and quiet. It's strange to know that modern life goes on even in this old place. Pity that there were no herbs. I found this...
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ATLC
May 30, 2003

Prinsenhof

Originally this princely court was a cloister, namely the St. Agatha cloister where William of Orange stayed regularly between 1572 and 1584. Within the walls of this cloister he was assassinated and...
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ATLC
May 30, 2003

Stedelijk Museum

The Stedelijk Museum - Het prinsenhof is a Gothic building which used to be a convent. It was the scene of William of Orange's assassination. Today it houses Deflt's history museum, it has displays of...
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margaretvn
Mar 30, 2003
 
 
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"For your Dutch quaintness fix :-)"
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Pavlik_NL

"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 Prinsenhof

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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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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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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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Panorama Mesdag

The Panorama Mesdag is a cylindrical painting, more than 14 metres high and about 40 metres in diameter. We were able to see it from an observation gallery in the centre of the room. The cylindrical...
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Getting to Prinsenhof

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St. Agathaplein 1, 2611 HR Delft

Hours

  • Sunday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 11:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 11:00 to 17:00

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